Venezuela prepares for huge opposition march in Caracas

Venezuela prepares for huge opposition march in Caracas

Venezuelan opposition leaders have called on their supporters to gather in the capital on Thursday for what they have dubbed the “Takeover of Caracas”. More »

Pound jumps as UK manufacturing activity rebounds

Pound jumps as UK manufacturing activity rebounds

The value of the pound has jumped after a survey indicated the UK’s manufacturing sector rebounded sharply in August. More »

Brown shoes and loud ties ‘hinder investment banking hopefuls’

Brown shoes and loud ties ‘hinder investment banking hopefuls’

Bright youngsters are being turned away from investment banks because of their lack of “polish”, a report has said. More »

HIV effort let down by test shortages, says WHO

HIV effort let down by test shortages, says WHO

A shortage of HIV testing could undermine global efforts to diagnose and treat people with the infection, warn experts from the World Health Organization. More »

Iran rolls out domestic internet

Iran rolls out domestic internet

Iran has announced it has completed the first phase of its plan to operate a “national internet”. More »

 

Venezuela prepares for huge opposition march in Caracas

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Venezuelan opposition leaders have called on their supporters to gather in the capital on Thursday for what they have dubbed the “Takeover of Caracas”.

Pound jumps as UK manufacturing activity rebounds

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The value of the pound has jumped after a survey indicated the UK’s manufacturing sector rebounded sharply in August.

Brown shoes and loud ties ‘hinder investment banking hopefuls’

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Bright youngsters are being turned away from investment banks because of their lack of “polish”, a report has said.

HIV effort let down by test shortages, says WHO

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A shortage of HIV testing could undermine global efforts to diagnose and treat people with the infection, warn experts from the World Health Organization.

Iran rolls out domestic internet

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Iran has announced it has completed the first phase of its plan to operate a “national internet”.

Dubai ruler’s spot check finds empty desks

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A spot inspection of civil service offices by Dubai’s ruler resulted in embarrassing footage of Sheikh Mohammed standing awkwardly by empty desks which should have been occupied by high-ranking officials.

Great British Bake Off: More than 10 million tune in to first episode

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The Great British Bake Off attracted an average of 10.4 million viewers as it returned for a seventh series – a record opener for the BBC One show.

Self-driving taxi trial kicks off in Singapore

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Self-driving cars and taxis are the buzz of the industry. Everyone seems to be doing it, trying grab headlines with every step forward or new trial phase.

Colombians celebrate as peace deal is reached with Farc rebels

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Hundreds of Colombians have celebrated an historic peace accord between the government and left-wing Farc rebels, signed after 52 years of conflict.

Ramen noodles ‘are most valuable US prison commodity’, study suggests

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Ramen noodles have overtaken tobacco to become the most valuable commodity in some US prisons, a new study suggests.