Labour too weak to win election alone, Fabian Society says

Labour is “too weak” to win a general election alone and should consider working with other parties, a left-of-centre think tank has said. The Fabian Society said securing an overall majority was “currently unthinkable” for…


Finland is giving 2,000 citizens a guaranteed income

Finland has started a radical experiment: It’s giving 2,000 citizens a guaranteed income, with funds that keep flowing whether participants work or not. The program, which kicks off this month, is one of the first…



British singer responds to Trump invitation

Former X Factor runner-up Rebecca Ferguson says she has been asked to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony. The star said she would “graciously accept” the invitation to take part in the 20 January event…


Lena Headey, GoT Receive Golden Globe Nominations

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced the nominees for the 74th annual Golden Globe awards, honoring HBO with 14 total nominations — the most of any network. Lena Headey’s performance as Cersei Lannister was nominated…


Why Madrid is Europe’s greatest city in winter

Madrid is the highest capital city in Europe (2,178ft/664m), which means crisp, cold weather in winter. The sky is usually still startlingly blue, however, and you can sit at a pavement café in the bright sunshine…


The iPhone at 10: How the smartphone became so smart

On 9 January 2007, one of the most influential entrepreneurs on the planet announced something new – a product that was to become the most profitable in history. It was, of course, the iPhone. There…




Just how far will Trump go on China and Mexico?

America’s complicated, critical trade relations with China China and Mexico have been put on notice once again: President-elect Donald Trump’s new trade team doesn’t like how they deal with America. Peter Navarro, the economist tapped…