Spotify investor favors spring listing

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Venture Capital firm Northzone, one of the largest stakeholders in Spotify, would like to see the music streaming company’s flotation in the spring, depending on market sentiment, one of its partners said on Thursday.

Britain should demand an apology from Trump and cancel his state visit | Martin Kettle

The US president’s foul tweet aims a wrecking ball at Theresa May. It will do untold damage to the ‘special relationship’

Winston Churchill once wrote that the balances of world history can sometimes turn on what he called “small agate points”. Churchill had in mind the accidental shooting of the American civil war general Stonewall Jackson by his own men in 1863, without which, he speculated, the Confederate armies might have captured Washington DC, and the United States might have split into two. But he could have been talking of Donald Trump’s latest tweets and their implications for British foreign policy after Brexit.

Related: Special relationship? Theresa May discovers she has no friend in Donald Trump | Julian Borger

Continue reading…

Carry a concealed gun in Times Square? House Republicans say bring it on

  • Party-line committee vote to enact NRA’s ‘No1 legislative priority’
  • Critics call plan to allow concealed carry across state lines ‘absurd’

Despite calls for gun control in the wake of some of the deadliest mass shootings in modern American history, congressional Republicans are heading in the other direction – advancing the NRA’s “No1 legislative priority”, a bill one law enforcement leader says could allow tourists in New York City to wear concealed weapons as they wander around Times Square.

Related: ‘Monsters out there every day’: NRA refuses to contemplate major gun control

Continue reading…

Carry a concealed gun in Times Square? House Republicans say bring it on

  • Party-line committee vote to enact NRA’s ‘No1 legislative priority’
  • Critics call plan to allow concealed carry across state lines ‘absurd’

Despite calls for gun control in the wake of some of the deadliest mass shootings in modern American history, congressional Republicans are heading in the other direction – advancing the NRA’s “No1 legislative priority”, a bill one law enforcement leader says could allow tourists in New York City to wear concealed weapons as they wander around Times Square.

Related: ‘Monsters out there every day’: NRA refuses to contemplate major gun control

Continue reading…