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Marks and Spencer warns revamp plan will hit short-term profits

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Marks and Spencer has reported a rise in underlying profits but its new boss has warned that improving its clothing and home range will hit profits in the short term.
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Afghan Taliban appoint a new leader, Kabul urges peace

Daily Mail - ‎30 minutes ago‎
KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan, May 25 (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban named an Islamic legal scholar who was one of former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour's deputies to succeed him on Wednesday, after confirming Mansour's death in a U.S.
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Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko released by Russia in prisoner swap

The Guardian - ‎26 minutes ago‎
A Ukrainian pilot detained in Russia since 2014 is on her way home following a dramatic prisoner swap with Russia. Ukraine's president, Petro Poroshenko, flew to Russia on Wednesday morning to bring Nadiya Savchenko home, in exchange for the release ...
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Lord Sugar is rehired as government's enterprise tsar

Financial Times - ‎51 minutes ago‎
David Cameron has appointed Lord Sugar - a former Labour peer - as his new enterprise tsar in the latest attempt by the prime minister to present a “one-nation” government.
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Sweden refuses to revoke Assange arrest warrant

BT.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
A Swedish court has decided not to drop an arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. 0. Share this. Facebook; Twitter; Google plus; Email; Share.
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Israel: Yisrael Beitenu party to join coalition

Aljazeera.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Israel's far-right Yisrael Beitenu party has reached a deal with Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party on terms for joining the coalition government ruling the country.
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5 lessons from Austria's near miss with the far right

The Week Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
Austria's presidential election was a game-changer. On Monday, Green Party-backed independent Alexander Van der Bellen defeated far-right candidate Norbert Hofer by only a few thousand votes.
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Man wanted for murder in Spain arrested at Chichester marina

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
The British man was arrested with 17 Albanian men held on suspicion of entering the UK illegally. Photograph: Alamy. Press Association.
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Labour scores review of Snoopers' Charter's bulk powers from UK.gov

The Register - ‎1 hour ago‎
IPB Bulk hacking and data collection powers in the Snoopers' Charter are going to be scrutinised by an independent reviewer grudgingly appointed by the government after pressure from Labour.
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Marks and Spencer warns revamp plan will hit profits

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Marks and Spencer's new boss has unveiled plans to revive the retailer's clothing and homeware business, but warned the changes would hit profits.
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Euro zone hails "breakthrough" with Greece, IMF debt deal

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
BRUSSELS, May 25 (Reuters) - The euro zone gave Greece its firmest offer yet of debt relief in what finance ministers called a breakthrough deal that won a provisional commitment from the IMF to return to taking part in the bailout for Athens ...
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Shell Cuts 2200 More Jobs to Withstand Lower-For-Longer Oil

Bloomberg - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Royal Dutch Shell Plc will cut 2,200 more jobs, taking the total tally of losses to 12,500 from 2015 to 2016 as the world's second-biggest oil company continues to adjust to the slump in prices.
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Former Next and Mothercare exec Tufnell emerges as BHS front runner

Retail Week - ‎3 hours ago‎
Former Next, Mothercare and Burton executive Greg Tufnell is spearheading a bid to rescue beleaguered department store chain BHS. Tufnell, who is the brother of former England cricketer and Question of Sport panelist Phil Tufnell, has reportedly ...
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Coming soon to Twitter: More room to tweet

Japan Today - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Coming soon to Twitter: More room to tweet Twitter FILE - This Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, file photo, shows a Twitter app on an iPhone screen, in New York.
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Google wants to KILL OFF passwords by the end of the year

Express.co.uk - ‎53 minutes ago‎
PASSWORDS are annoying - they can be difficult to remember and notoriously unreliable. Luckily Google wants to eliminate passwords before the end of the year.
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World's first bendable smartphone set to be launched this year by Chinese startup Moxi

The Independent - ‎58 minutes ago‎
A Chinese startup claims it is going to start selling the world's first bendable smartphone later this year. Moxi Group, a new company based in Chonquing, says it is planning to ship 100,000 of their flexible devices in China by the end of the year ...
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Billy Elliot's Jamie Bell 'in talks to replace Daniel Craig as 007'

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
And 16 years on, Jamie Bell's career could be heading in an entirely new direction as a new report claims the British actor is in talks to replace Daniel Craig in the James Bond franchise.
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Guidolin hoping Ayew stays at Swansea

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
May 25 (Reuters) - Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin wants Andre Ayew to stay at the Welsh club next season and believes the 26-year-old can thrive as a centre forward despite the player preferring a midfield role.
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Baldwin wants redemption for Wales against England

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
May 25 (Reuters) - Wales will be seeking redemption when they face England at Twickenham on Sunday as they look for a morale boost prior to their departure for a three-test tour of New Zealand, hooker Scott Baldwin has said.
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Newcastle United news LIVE: Rafa Benitez set to be confirmed as NUFC boss TODAY - all the news and reaction

ChronicleLive - ‎34 minutes ago‎
All the latest Newcastle United news, views and opinions for Wednesday, May 25 as the Magpies continue their talks with Rafa Benitez about retaining his services for the Championship season.
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What burning all remaining fossil fuels would do to the planet

The Independent - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Burning all fossil fuels on earth over the next 300 years would increase temperatures in some areas of the globe by up to 20C, resulting in catastrophic impacts to life on our planet, a new study warns.
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ISS 'nauts to inflate pump-up space podule

The Register - ‎1 hour ago‎
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will tomorrow pump up the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) - the "first human-rated expandable structure that may help inform the design of deep space habitats".
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Drugs and dung a bad mix for climate: study

Phys.Org - ‎3 hours ago‎
Scientists have discovered a potential threat to Earth's climate lurking in a dark and smelly place: the dung of cattle treated with antibiotics, a study said Wednesday.
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Rochester University researchers bring us closer to Harry Potter's invisibility cloak

Daily Mail - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Of course you have - and excitingly the reality might not be as far off as you'd think. Researchers from the University of Rochester in New York have released a video showing how you can now move an object which is cloaked by a device they have created ...
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Scotland now a 'nation of home drinkers'

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Adults in Scotland have increased their consumption of alcohol for the second year in a row, according to a report. NHS Health Scotland said the trend was mainly down to more alcohol being bought in supermarkets and off-licences - particularly beer and ...
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Childhood goes up in smoke for Indonesian tobacco farm workers

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
PROBOLINGGO, Indonesia, May 25 (Reuters) - Thirteen-year-old Siti Maryam says she suffers headaches and nausea after harvesting tobacco leaves with her bare hands during four years of working on her family's farm in Indonesia.
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Society must seize control of the antibiotics crisis

Nature.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
Pressure from the public could force firms to develop new drugs that treat resistant infections, says Carlos Amábile-Cuevas. 25 May 2016.
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