How Parents Can Use Back-To-School Shopping As A Financial Lesson

How Parents Can Use Back-To-School Shopping As A Financial Lesson

In the iconic eighties teen movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Ferris points out that “Life moves pretty fast.  If you don’t stop and look around, you could miss it.” While he was referencing skipping school, his quote could easily be about the opportunities we have in teaching our children key financial skills. Over the next […]

Panthers' Daryl Williams suffers apparent knee injury during drill

Panthers' Daryl Williams suffers apparent knee injury during drill

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The first day in pads at training camp turned into what appeared to be the first major Injury for thé Carolina Panthers. Starting right tackle Daryl Williams went down screaming in pain with an apparent right knee injury during team drills. He was carted off. Williams was bowled over by defensive end […]

Disney's shareholders have voted to buy those Fox assets. Now what?

Disney's shareholders have voted to buy those Fox assets. Now what?

An earlier headline in this article incorrectly stated that Walt Disney Co’s board had approved an acquisition of 21st Century Fox Inc.’s assets. Instead, shareholders voted and approved the purchase Friday. The error has been corrected. Getty After a contentious bidding war with Comcast for Fox’s entertainment assets. Disney and Fox shareholders approved […]

Hong Huifang-Pan Lingling spat: Other famous celebrity feuds

Hong Huifang-Pan Lingling spat: Other famous celebrity feuds

SINGAPORE – Everyone loves a juicy celebrity feud because it shows that beneath all the glamour and air-kisses, stars are as human as the rest of us. In the past week, the Singapore entertainment scene was gripped by the spat between veteran Mediacorp actresses Hong Huifang and Pan Lingling. It all started when Hong ended […]

NASA's New Planet Hunter Begins Its Search for Alien Worlds

NASA's New Planet Hunter Begins Its Search for Alien Worlds

An artist’s depiction of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) at work (not shown to scale). Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center NASA’s newest planet-hunting telescope is officially at work. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which is designed to hunt for alien worlds around stars not too far from the sun, began […]

No diplomatic channel between Tehran and Washington, says Iran

No diplomatic channel between Tehran and Washington, says Iran

A senior Iranian official has said that the diplomatic channel between Tehran and Washington has been completely closed, Anadolu reported on Friday. The Chairman of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Iranian Parliament said that Iranians and Americans speak together through the mass media. However, Heshmatollah Falahat-Pisheh ruled out any military confrontation […]

Delays to flights, ferries and Eurotunnel after storms across Europe

Delays to flights, ferries and Eurotunnel after storms across Europe

Holidaymakers are experiencing long delays on flights, ferries and Eurotunnel trains as operators deal with the aftermath of extreme weather conditions in the UK and thunderstorms in Europe. Passengers heading to France on the cross-Channel rail operator Eurotunnel have been told they could have to wait up to four hours at its Folkestone terminal. It […]

Fortnite phenomenon turns epic game developer into billionaire

Fortnite phenomenon turns epic game developer into billionaire

Tim Sweeney made Fortnite a phenomenon by doing something that sounds crazy: He gave it away. That strategy has made him a billionaire. In an industry chock-a-block with monster hits, such as Candy Crush and Pokemon Go, Fortnite’s popularity isn’t surprising. Its revenues are. Between the release of the current version in September and the […]

Chaos at Stansted as huge thunderstorms spark travel turmoil for thousands of Brits

Chaos at Stansted as huge thunderstorms spark travel turmoil for thousands of Brits

FUMING passengers have described scenes of “utter chaos” at London Stansted Airport this morning as thunderstorms caused travel hell. Thousands of passengers have complained of “horrific” queues for delayed flights at the airport on what is one of the busiest days for travel of the year. Travellers at Stansted complained of chaotic scenes at the […]

Fake news a democratic crisis for UK, MPs warn

Fake news a democratic crisis for UK, MPs warn

Image copyright PA The UK faces a “democratic crisis” with voters being targeted with “pernicious views” and data being manipulated, a parliamentary committee is set to warn. The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee has been investigating disinformation and fake news following the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. In its first report, MPs will suggest […]