Carmakers call for transitional EU deal – BBC News

June 20, 2017

… generated 77.5bn of turnover last year and accounted for 12% of all goods exports, according to the trade group. It added that almost a million people were employed across the wider automotive industry. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWPGateWay Secure – Basic The easiest and most secure WordPress security plugin.Get 2 Money Magnets Method each Month ProfitJackr Pro The All In One Video Launch Jacking AppCustom Install Service from Moto Team Multi-purpose WordPress theme …

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Why do we spend less on Father’s Day than Mother’s Day? – BBC News

June 15, 2017

So why do we spend more on our mums? Image copyright Truefitt & Hill Image caption Sales of male grooming products rise ahead of Father’s Day “Retailers have long made a big push on Mother’s Day because demand for gift-giving was strong, and Father’s Day more of an afterthought,” he says. With traditional gender roles continue to break down, and fathers are doing more housework and hands-on parenting “it is not surprising to see more emphasis on …

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Borough Market opens after London Bridge terror attack – BBC News

June 15, 2017

… in the country, with more than 100 stalls selling gourmet goods from both Britain and abroad. As well as selling food to take away, there are more than 30 bars, cafes and restaurants. It is a tourist attraction in its own right, attracting about five million visitors a year. The market and its surrounding streets have been used as film locations for such features as Bridget Jones’s Diary, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. London Bridge spans …

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What it takes to get Beyonce on a world tour – BBC News

June 7, 2017

Image copyright Sound Moves Image caption The company is one of the biggest logistics firms in the music industry While air freight makes up just 1% of UK imports and exports in terms of tonnage shipped, it accounts for 40% of imports and exports in terms of their value. In the UK, Heathrow Airport is the dominant player in this trade with 101bn worth of goods passing through in a year. That’s more than the value of goods passing through the country’s biggest container …

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General Election 2017: The EU citizens in the UK who can’t vote – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… desperately wished I could. ‘I feel like a second-class citizen’ Polish-born Michal Siewniak, 37, lives in Watford, Hertfordshire In some ways I can understand why British people want to leave. The EU used to be all about free movement of goods, services and people – these are positive things. But the EU has become more and more controlling. You can’t elect commissioners so they are untouchable. If I look at it from my own country’s perspective, I see how laws …

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After layoffs and a new CEO, Etsy rescinds internship offers

Better times for Etsy.Image: Lennihan/AP/REX/Shutterstock It’s a weird time to be at Etsy or not allowed to start there. The Brooklyn-based marketplace for handmade, unique, and artsy goods once known as one of the best places to work in tech replaced its CEO and laid off 8 percent of its staff in early May. Then this week, the company told some of its interns, scheduled to start within the next few weeks, that they wouldn’t have jobs for the summer. Even worse, the company …

May 28, 2017
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Trump’s Crazy Comes To Europe

… nice to have someone like him in Italy, I think. Federico Placidis’ family has owned leather goods stores in Rome for 50 years. He describes Trump as a strong man. Oxoli conceded that he doesnt spend a lot of time worrying about Trump. That said, it would probably be a good idea if Trump behaved more like the leader of the worlds only superpower, and stayed off Twitter. …

May 24, 2017
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22 Father’s Day Gifts That Are Worthy Of Your Dear Old Dad

Below,22 gifts sure to help you secure your position as your dads favorite child. KaAnsDesigns/Etsy 2 For The Real-Life Superhero Bookshelf, $25 at Design Boom Shop  3 For The Tea Drinker Tea cup, $22 by Lennymud on Amazon Perfectly Peach Shop/Etsy 5 For The Record Collector Personalized record doormat, $35 at Uncommon goods 6 For The Dad On A Diet Weekly challenge cards, $15 at the FlytrapOnE shop …

May 18, 2017
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Can South Korea and China patch things up over THAAD?

Beijing (CNN)Jeong Min-young is worried. Since the beginning of the year, relations between Beijing and Seoul have soured over the deployment of a US missile defense system — THAAD — in South Korea. On the Chinese internet, patriotic citizens posted calls for boycotts of South Korean goods and even staged performative displays of destroying make-up and other popular products, generating approving columns in Chinese state media. …

May 18, 2017
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