Monday, April 23, 2018

Brazilian male MPs chant ‘abortion no’ after voting to ban terminations for pregnant rape...

Eighteen male Brazilian MPs chanted "life yes, abortion no" after voting to ban terminations for rape victims and women whose lives are in...

Adidas expansion in China and US boosts third-quarter profit

German sportswear firm Adidas reported another strong quarter of sales and profit growth, driven by expansion in China and North America, where it...

Despite a disastrous first year, Donald Trump’s economic policy could win him the 2020...

“America first. America first.” Remember that, from the inauguration speech? A two word message, repeated. Trumpism at its purest. Donald Trump may be many...

Sainsbury’s finds going heavy but unlike M&S it’s still in the race

Those of a certain age will remember when Sainsbury’s and M&S were of a type.  They were middle class, a shade pricier than some rivals,...

TV news reporter hits back at body-shaming viewer who said she looks ‘ridiculous’

An American TV news reporter has spoken out in response to a woman who bodyshamed her on social media.  Demetria Obilor works for ABC’s...

US and China sign trade deals worth $250bn on Trump trip as he vows...

China and the United States have signed additional business agreements valued at $250bn during President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, though some were less...

Miss Bumbum 2017: Brazilian pageant contestants wear meat bikinis in statement against sexual harassment

Contestants at a beauty pageant in Brazil wore “beef bikinis” to protest against sexual assault and harassment. Five models in the Miss Bumbum competition...

AstraZeneca hit by competition as drug sales fall in third-quarter

AstraZeneca’s drug sales fell again in the third quarter, hit by generic competition to former blockbusters like cholesterol pill Crestor, although the pace...

What if you never saw your colleagues in person again?

How telecommuting will shape our work and our minds In our new Augmented Reality column, BBC Capital will explore scenarios you might encounter in your not-so-distant future. First, we’re going to look...

New Jersey political candidates targeted by xenophobic abuse all win respective election races

The message on postcards mailed to voters in the New Jersey township of Edison was not ambiguous. Stamped beneath the pictures of two Asian...

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