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Unfair tipping targeted by UK government proposals

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Measures to tackle unfair tipping practices and boost transparency have been proposed by the government. It follows claims that some restaurant chains were regularly holding back some or all of the tips meant for staff.
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Asian shares slip, Nikkei skids on yen strength - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Adding to the subdued sentiment, a survey released on Sunday showed that activity in China's manufacturing sector expanded for the second month in a row in April but only marginally, raising doubts about the sustainability of a recent pick-up in the ...
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Princess Charlotte's first birthday - meet the people who rule her world - ‎50 minutes ago‎
As Princess Charlotte turns one, her doting parents can raise a glass to their chubby-cheeked daughter. Since her lightening quick arrival in the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Paddington on 2 May 2015 (two and a half hours with no epidural), the cherubic ...
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'Game of Thrones' recap: Jon Snow, giants and babies

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Spoiler alert! The following contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 6 episode 2, “Home.” To read our recap of episode 1, click here.
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Isis hackers: British-linked jihadists publish 'hitlist' of US drone pilots

International Business Times UK - ‎16 hours ago‎
Islamic State (Isis) hackers have published a 'hitlist' of US military personnel they believe to have been involved in drone strikes against the jihadists in their self-declared caliphate.
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Tear gas in Paris, Istanbul as tensions erupt on May Day

AsiaOne - ‎4 hours ago‎
Paris - French and Turkish police fired tear gas at protesters as tensions erupted in both countries during May Day rallies Sunday, while thousands marched across the globe for the annual celebration of worker's rights.
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Boy, 14, shot dead in Thurston, Suffolk while friends 'messed around with air rifle' - ‎9 hours ago‎
A 14-year-old was shot dead in a picturesque village when a group of friends were "messing around with an air rifle", neighbours said.
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David Cameron branded a disgrace over claim that thousands of child refugees are safe in Europe

Scottish Daily Record - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
GILLIAN Moyes of Save the Children hit out at Tory MPs who refused to vote to allow 3,000 displace refugees houseroom in Britain. Shares.
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China April factory PMI expands but at slower pace

Livemint - ‎1 hour ago‎
Beijing: Activity in China's manufacturing sector expanded for the second month in a row in April but only marginally, an official survey showed on Sunday, raising doubts about the sustainability of a recent pick-up in the world's second-largest economy.

Goldman targets 'mass affluent' borrowers with unusual lending plan

TODAYonline - ‎41 minutes ago‎
A screen displays the ticker symbol and information for Goldman Sachs on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photo: Reuters.
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Scottish BHS staff break their silence over their bitter betrayal

Herald Scotland - ‎4 hours ago‎
THE UPBEAT jazz band busking in the afternoon sun of a Spring afternoon may have lightened the mood of passers-by. But inside the flagship Scottish department store of the troubled BHS chain the atmosphere is heavy as lead.
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What time are the supermarkets open over the bank holiday?

Gloucestershire Echo - ‎15 hours ago‎
On Monday 2 May 2016, Tesco stores across the UK will operate normal opening hours. You can check your local Tesco's bank holiday opening times using the Tesco store finder tool.
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Argos issues urgent recall over Mamas & Papas car seat safety fears

Evening Standard - ‎8 hours ago‎
Argos has warned parents to stop using certain car seats and issued an urgent recall over safety fears. The chain said people should “immediately” stop using the car seats made by Mamas & Papas as they may fail to protect children during a crash.
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Aston Martin DB11 review - ‎6 hours ago‎
Moments like this are rare. If BMW, Ford or even Porsche makes a mess of a new model, they have many other models to fall back upon.
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Lionhead Studios Officially Closes its Doors

Naples Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
“naples As of April 29, “Fable” developer will no longer be in closure limbo as the beloved studios doors will now be forever closed.
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Can anyone stop Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook?

The West Australian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Most of Silicon Valley would be happy to forget the last couple of weeks - Apple's revenue has declined for the first time in a decade, Google has become embroiled in a new stand-off with the European Commission that will almost certainly be long and ...
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What makes Meryl Streep unique? - ‎20 hours ago‎
Franchises may be king at the box office now, but the age of the movie star isn't over quite yet. There's one actor whose five most successful films of the past 10 years have made £132 million in UK cinemas alone, and just shy of £1 billion worldwide ...
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Radiohead 'erase themselves from the internet' ahead of 'album number nine'

Daily Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
They're one of the biggest bands in the world, and have hit the No.1 spot with five of their eight albums. But Radiohead have left their fans in a lather after they appeared to erase their presence on the internet by replacing their official website ...
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Tributes pour in for late actor Bob Hoskins on social media even though he died two years ago

The Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
Twitter followers take to the internet to pay their respects to Bob Hoskins... a little too late Getty Images. THE internet is a strange place.
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Milan face backlash as Rossoneri rocked again

Free Malaysia Today - ‎7 hours ago‎
MILAN: Irate AC Milan fans bombarded social media to mock the club and vent their anger after a humiliating 3-3 draw with minnows Frosinone left the Serie A giants' Europa League hopes hanging by a thread.
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Tour de Yorkshire: Tour de France stalwart is king of Yorkshire

Yorkshire Post - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Thomas Voeckler, Direct Energie, crosses the finish line in Scarborough's North Bay to win the stage and take the overall honours from Team Sky's Nicolas Roche.
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Seeds from space planted by budding Uffculme scientists as part of nationwide experiment

Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette - ‎6 hours ago‎
SCIENTISTS at Uffculme School have taken part in an experiment which is outer this world. Students have planted 200 seeds, 100 of which have been into orbit with Tim Peake and the International Space Station.
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Watch transit of Mercury with special filters to protect eyes says Royal Astronomical Society

Market Business News - ‎17 hours ago‎
When you look up at the sky to witness the transit of Mercury, make sure you use approved, specially-designed filters in your equipment, warns the Royal Astronomical Society, or you could risk permanent damage to the retina and even blindness.
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Old Dalby pupils to grow seeds from outer space

Melton Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
Class four pupils at Old Dalby Primary School are preparing to become space biologists and embark on a voyage of discovery by growing seeds that have been into space.
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How to train your robots: Elon Musk's new AI gym

Christian Science Monitor - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
OpenAI, a research non-profit backed by inventor Elon Musk, is building an open-source gym for computer programmers working on artificial intelligence.
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Thousands 'not told about' do not resuscitate orders

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Thousands of people are having "do not resuscitate" orders imposed on them without their families' consent, an audit of dying patients has found.
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Rising unfair work treatment against pregnant women, warns Citizens Advice

Belfast Telegraph - ‎6 hours ago‎
Pregnant women and new mothers are suffering increasing levels of unfair treatment at work, including cuts in hours, being put on zero-hours contracts or even forced out of their job, a new report has revealed.
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Lidl recalls tinned herring because labels don't warn cans may contain fish

Metro - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Lidl's just recalled all tinned herring from its branches because the labels don't warn consumers that it contains fish. Errm, what?
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