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  • Scottish 'don't knows' hold key to historic vote

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland's independence campaign has stoked strong passions on both sides but with just two days until Thursday's historic referendum, it is the quiet waverers who may hold the balance of power.     Scotland decides on Sept 18....
  • London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag

    London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag
    When Efe Cakarel picked London as a new base for his video streaming company, he was counting on its location, capital markets and infrastructure, but also on the city's reputation as a hub for talented people from Europe and beyond. Four years later,...
  • German brothers to make billions from Rocket e-commerce empire

    Oliver Samwer and his brothers Marc and Alexander are on the brink of becoming Germany's newest billionaires with the flotations of Rocket Internet and the European online fashion site Zalando it helped launch in 2008. The sons of a lawyer who encouraged...
  • Entrepreneur, activist Sina Khanifar on digital copyright reform

    When the Librarian of Congress reversed course and banned the unlocking of cellphones two years ago, Sina Khanifar took it as almost a personal affront. Khanifar was involved in the original effort to legalize unlocking back in the mid-2000s after he...
  • Toronto: Sam Claflin-Max Irons' Drama 'Riot Club' Gets U.S. Distribution

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - IFC Films has bought U.S. rights to Lone Scherfig's "The Riot Club," starring Sam Claflin, Max Irons, Douglas Booth, Jessica Brown Findlay and Holliday Grainger. The world premiere of the drama, set at Oxford University,...
  • Roger Goodell's ineptitude has done a lot for domestic violence awareness

    Roger Goodell's ineptitude has done a lot for domestic violence awareness
    Thank you, Roger Goodell. Thank you for your incompetence. Thank you for your ineptitude Thank you for misleading the American public about seeing the videotape and spurring on Congress to delve into the obvious cover-up. Thank you for your...
  • Exhibition unwraps drama of Tutankhamun's discovery

    OXFORD England (Reuters) - Egypt's "boy king" Tutankhamun has gripped the imagination since his tomb was discovered in 1922, and a new exhibition tells the enthralling tale of how archaeologists unearthed and recorded the contents of his 3,000-year-old...
  • Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts

    Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts
    Eric Wang dropped the bar. Three hundred thirty-five pounds bounced on the floor. He let out a tired breath as he turned toward a mirror hanging to his right. It was his third set of the deadlift. Chady Gemayel, his workout partner, pointed out Wang's...
  • UK's Prince William and wife Kate thrilled at second baby news

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William said on Monday he and wife Kate were thrilled to be expecting their second baby, after news of the pregnancy was released early because the Duchess had been suffering from morning sickness. The baby will be...
  • Ebola map shows people in more African regions at risk of animal infection

    LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Scientists have created the newest map of places most at risk of an Ebola outbreak and say regions likely to be home to animals harboring the virus are more widespread than previously feared, particularly in West Africa....
  • Bullying from brothers and sisters may be harmful

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Bullying has been linked to worse health later in life, and new findings from the UK suggest that's also true when the bullies are a child's brothers or sisters. In a study of about 7,000 people, those bullied by brothers...