Marvin Couson died 13 years after he was shot at the Lime bar in Shoreditch in 2002.
Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) painted a dark picture of health care in the U.S. if the Graham-Cassidy plan doesn’t pass. “I’m trying to take the money and power in Washington and send it back closer to the patient,” he said on Sept. 19.
Upcoming meetings offer a critical opportunity to start a serious discussion on rebuilding a global consensus
Next month, when finance ministers and central bank governors from more than 180 countries gather in Washington, DC, for the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, they will confront a global economic order under increasing strain. Having failed to deliver the inclusive economic prosperity of which it is capable, that order is subject to growing doubts – and mounting challenges. Barring a course correction, the risks that today’s order will yield to a world economic non-order will only intensify.
The current international economic order, spearheaded by the United States and its allies in the wake of world war two, is underpinned by multilateral institutions, including the IMF and the World Bank. These institutions were designed to crystallise member countries’ obligations, and they embodied a set of best economic-policy practices that evolved into what became known as the “Washington consensus.”
Amazon wants to make Alexa a more formidable competitor to Google Assistant and Siri by letting you put it on your face and take it anywhere, according to a Financial Times report (paywall). The company is said to be developing a pair of normal-looki…
Childrens’ entertainment worker says she lost her job because her Christian beliefs do not permit a yes in same-sex marriage postal survey
A children’s entertainment company that allegedly sacked a contractor after she expressed opposition to same-sex marriage on social media may have breached discrimination law, experts have warned.
Experts including Sydney University associate professor Belinda Smith and Per Capita research fellow Tim Lyons note the law protects the political and religious views of employees and contractors, regardless of whether they support or oppose marriage equality.
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) said his health-care plan will return money to the states “to do that which is best for that state,” on Sept. 19. “We don’t want to hurt folks,” he said.
Well, the wait is finally over. After a teaser back in June, the third-gen dual-screen YotaPhone — now simply dubbed Yota3 — was unveiled in China yesterday. Pretty much all the main specs are identical to the leak Engadget received earlier, but th…
Evidence of deliberate tampering, duplicate forms, forms found in public places or votes for sale – please tell us about anomalies you see
After the mail-out of same-sex marriage postal survey forms, which started on 12 September, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has advised Australians to seek help if their forms have not arrived by 25 September.
Tata – which owns steelworks across the UK including in Port Talbot – merges with a German company.
Ex-gratia payment comes as WA government moves to implement a custody notification system, which attorney general says may have saved Dhu’s life
The family of Ms Dhu have been awarded a $1.1m ex-gratia payment and a formal apology from the Western Australian government, which also plans to implement a New South Wales-style custody notification system.
The attorney general, John Quigley, announced the payment – which will be awarded to five family members – in a budget estimates hearing in state parliament on Wednesday.