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The Irish settlement: an often ignored legacy of World War I

Nov 08, 2018 17:21 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

The centenary of the end of World War I comes as the UK is seeking to finalise the terms of its exit from the European Union. There is a strong historical resonance between both events. The issue of Irelands relationship...

Which country is best to live in? Our calculations say it's not Norway

Nov 08, 2018 16:55 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

Every year, the United Nations releases the Human Development Index. The HDI is like a countrys report card. In a single number, it tells policymakers and citizens how well a country is doing. This year, Norway was at...

Alan Turing: visionary, war hero and the only choice for the £50 note

Nov 08, 2018 16:54 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

The Bank of England has decided that the next prominent figure to feature on the 50 note should be a scientist and have put the call out for nominations from the general public. For me, there is one scientist who stands...

Inequality in Scotland: despite Nordic aspirations, things are not improving

Nov 08, 2018 16:49 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

When it comes to social policy, Scottish politicians have tended to look across the North Sea, rather than the Atlantic, for inspiration. The desire to follow the more progressive Nordic model on issues of social and...

Dark tourism: why atrocity tourism is neither new nor weird

Nov 08, 2018 16:34 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

Recently a new show appeared on my Netflix recommendations and drew my attention. Dark Tourist sells itself as a provocative and quirky documentary series, in which New Zealand journalist David Farrier visits sites...

How to keep slave-caught seafood off your plate

Nov 08, 2018 16:32 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

How would you feel if you knew that slavery had helped provide the fish on your plate? Our new research reveals that imported seafood raises the risk of Australians consuming fish caught or processed by workers under slave...

The lasting impact of Luther's Reformation: 4 essential reads

Nov 04, 2018 16:10 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

It was over 500 years ago, on Oct. 31, 1517, that a German monk, Martin Luther, initiated a split in the Roman Catholic Church leading to the Protestant Reformation. In his 95 Theses, nailed to Germanys Castle Church in...

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Economy

UK gilts surge ahead of September employment report, October consumer price inflation data

The UK gilts surged Monday as investors wait to watch the countrys employment report for the month of September, scheduled to be released on November 13 by 09:30GMT. Also, Octobers consumer price inflation (CPI) report,...

New Zealand’s retail card spending rises in October, following two consecutive months of strong growth

New Zealands retail spending on electronic cards increased 0.1 percent m/m in October (seasonally adjusted), on the back of two consecutive monthly rises in excess of 1 percent, supported by the Families Package. Small...

Chinese yuan likely to range trade prior to Trump-Xi Summit, remain susceptible to US-China bilateral relations: Scotiabank

The Chinese yuan is expected to range trade prior to the Trump-Xi Summit set for 1 December, while remaining susceptible to the headlines on US-China bilateral relations, according to the latest research report from...

JGBs remain mixed as investors await 30-year auction, Q3 GDP

The Japanese government bonds remained mixed on the first trading day of the week Monday, as investors wait to watch the countrys 30-year auction and the gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of this year,...

Australian bonds gain along with U.S. Treasuries amid equities sell-off; October employment report eyed

Australian government bonds gained across the curve during Asian session on Monday as investors moved to safe-haven buying due to global equities sell-off on Chinas economic growth worries and worry of further escalation...

Politics

Threats remain to US voting system – and voters' perceptions of reality

As the 2018 midterms proceed, there are still significant risks to the integrity of the voting system and information warfare continues to try to influence the American publics choices when they cast their ballots. On...

View from The Hill: Katter waves Section 44 stick in a 'notice North Queensland' moment

On the day independent Kerryn Phelps was officially declared the winner in Wentworth, a shot was fired across Scott Morrisons bows to remind him of the challenge of managing a now-hung parliament. It came not from...

Religion and refugees are deeply entwined in the US

Robert Bowers lashed out at what he believed to be a Jewish plot to bring more refugees and asylum seekers to the U.S. before allegedly murdering 11 people at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Bowerss claim that...

International election observers evaluating US midterm elections will face limitations

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, or OSCE, is sending international election observers to the 2018 U.S. midterm election. American voters may be surprised to learn such visits are routine. In...

Ideologically motivated far-right extremists have killed close to 500 people since 1990 – and 10 percent were targeted based on religion

The mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh exemplifies an increasingly deadly form of domestic terrorism committed by far-right extremists: the targeting of institutions and individuals due to their...

Science

Dramatic galaxy collision filled the Milky Way with stars, astronomers discover

Imagine trying to map out your home town using only information you could gather from your window. Even with a pair of binoculars youd find it a difficult task. Mapping out our own galaxy, the Milky Way, is a similarly...

How thoughtful, content-rich tutorials can help science students learn

Learning is not a spectator sport. Students need to make what they learn a part of their everyday lives. Tutorials are an excellent way to achieve this at university level. When theyre properly designed, tutorials can be...

Curious Kids: If a star explodes, will it destroy Earth?

This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions theyd like an expert to answer. All questions are welcome: find out how to enter at the bottom. You might...

Explainer: what any country can and can't do in Antarctica, in the name of science

Antarctica is owned by no one, but there are plenty of countries interested in this frozen island continent at the bottom of the Earth. While there are some regulations on who can do what there, scientific research has...

We've spotted signs of collisions that may finally help us prove that supermassive black holes exist

Observations of nature tend to throw up unexpected results and new mysteries whether youre investigating the rain forest or outer space. When radio astronomy took off in the 1950s, we had no idea that it would lead to the...

Technology

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Latest News & Update: Is It Worth Buying?

Red Dead Redemption 2 is considered by many to be one of the best games that have ever graced the gaming community. IGN scored it with a perfect 10, GamesRadar gave it a perfect 5, and Metacritic praised it with a 97...

‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ Release Date, News & Update: Is Lingering Will Included in the Upcoming Game?

Kingdom Hearts 3 is nearing its release date and fans of the franchise cant wait to have Sora, Donald, and Goofy explore the expansive world of the Disney universe. And thanks to the recently released trailer by Xbox, this...

‘Final Fantasy VII Remake’ Release Date, News & Update: Will the Game Be Faithful to Its Original Source?

Final Fantasy VII Remake is one of the most anticipated video games of the gaming community even though its release date isnt dropping anytime soon. Heavily derived from its predecessor, Final Fantasy VII Remake will be a...

MacBook Air 2018 Review, Latest News & Update: Is the Subnotebook Worth it?

The MacBook Air 2018 has been recently released and fans of its predecessor are thrilled that Apple outfitted the device with several needed enhancements. However, the improvements given on the subnotebook led it to cost...

Alternative Torrent Sites That Can Replace The Piratebay During Recent Crackdowns

With the increased restrictions imposed on Torrent sites and other piracy channels, people are asking whats the most reliable domains out there. As can be expected, Piratebay still remains the king of BitTorrent websites...
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