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Instagram is wreaking havoc on young girls - and knows it
Real teens open up about how unrealistic body standards on Instagram are harming their mental health, leading them to crave plastic surgery and causing eating disorders.
Vienna's Radical Idea? Affordable Housing For All
As cities around the world grapple with a crisis of affordable housing, Vienna has been keeping it at bay. How the Austrian capital got there may offer a model strategy for cities worldwide.
What Does the Future Hold for the UK’s Money Laundering Regulations?
The UK government is reviewing its Money Laundering Regulations, and it is not alone. Around the world AML regimes are evolving – how will the UK’s compare?
Is this the end of China's experiment with capitalism?
Since President Xi Jinping became head of the Communist Party in 2012, he has launched an anti-corruption purge, interned millions of Uighurs and crushed the hopes of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
A single EU anti-money laundering rulebook
After multiple directives, several high-profile money laundering scandals, and numerous policy papers, the evidence is clear – money laundering remains an undiminished threat within the EU.
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The Evergrande Debt Crisis Impact On Bitcoin And Beyond
What does the debt crisis of Evergrande – one of China’s largest companies have to do with Bitcoin?
El Salvador Buys The Dip Again, The Country Now Holds 700 BTC In Total
The President of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele tweeted that El Salvador bought the dip as the Bitcoin fell approximately 10% over the past 24 hours. According to Bukele's announcement El Salvador added another 150 Bitcoin to its belt, increa...
External Review Finds Deeper Rot In World Bank 'Doing Business' Rankings
An 84-page review, written by senior academics and economists, was published on the bank's website on Monday, about three weeks after it was submitted to World Bank chief economist Carmen Reinhart.
14 prominent Democrats stand accused of hypocrisy for ignoring COVID-19 restrictions they're urging their constituents to obey
San Francisco London Breed defended herself for taking photos maskless in a nightclub without a mask despite the city's indoor mask mandate.
The countries where Bitcoin and crypto are banned or restricted
While some countries like El Salvador are embracing cryptocurrencies, others are taking a firmer stance on their use as payment.
‘F**k the jab!’: CHAOS in Australia as construction workers violently protest vaccine mandate outside union HQ (VIDEO)
A violent protest against mandatory Covid-19 vaccination erupted outside of a Melbourne trade union office on Monday, after it was announced that construction workers would have to be vaccinated to continue doing their jobs.
Bitcoin leads cryptocurrency market meltdown amid concerns over global equity markets
The world’s largest cryptocurrency, bitcoin, dropped below the $44,000 level on Monday as concerns over global equities spilled over into crypto markets.
Bill Gates Raises Over $1 Billion For Clean Energy
Early participants in the initiative, dubbed "Catalyst," also include American Airlines, Bank of America, BlackRock, Boston Consulting Group and Microsoft.
A 1920s Barcelona Flat Trades Confining Walls for a Green-Painted Partition
Barcelona-based architecture office AMOO transforms a 650-square-foot apartment from the 1920s into a bachelor pad with a focus on light and color.
Bank of China: Beijing to steadily expand cross-border use of yuan in 2021
China is planning to “steadily and prudently” promote internationalization of its currency, the yuan, the country’s central bank said, pledging to strengthen the monitoring of cross-border capital flows and prevent systemic risks.
Chinese Property Tycoon Loses $1 Billion In Panic Over Real Estate Slump
Zhang Yuanlin, chairman of Sinic Holdings Group, saw his net worth drop from $1.3 billion Monday morning to $250.7 million by the afternoon
A Celebration of Twiggy's Most Iconic Style Moments
In honor of Twiggys 72nd birthday, lets take a look back at some of her best fashion moments, from 60s Mod to 80s wonder.
Bitcoin's power consumption for 2021 has already surpassed the whole of 2020 – study
The world’s top cryptocurrency, bitcoin, is set to consume some 95.68 TW/h (terawatt-hours, or one trillion watts per hour) by the end of the year, according to the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index.
Twitter To Pay $809 Million To Settle Suit Claiming Investors Were Misled
The suit claimed the defendants, such as former CEO Dick Costolo, did not disclose the full picture of the company's state while they sold their personal shares in Twitter.
Bitcoin ledger as a secret weapon in war against ransomware
While it may at first seem like cryptocurrency enables ransomware, cryptocurrency is actually instrumental in fighting it.
Mitch McConnell says the GOP will vote for the US to default on its debt
Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer announced they would attach a debt-ceiling suspension to a government-funding bill, daring the GOP. McConnell answered.
Royal Family tree and line of succession
Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning monarch in British history. She has four children, eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Watch: BTS Performs At UN, Promotes Youth Solutions For Planet
The seven-member boy band, clad in subdued dark suits, said they hoped to rally young people to look at how to work toward the Sustainable Development Goals -- UN benchmarks on which the world has fallen increasingly behind.
"Hotel Rwanda" Hero Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison On Terror Charges
Supporters of "Hotel Rwanda" hero turned government critic Paul Rusesabagina say the trial, convicting him of terrorism, was politically motivated.
Vladimir Putin Thanks Russians For Trust After Ruling Party Wins Polls
"I would like to address special words of gratitude to the citizens of Russia (and) thank you for your trust, dear friends," Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
Details Of Millions Who Visited Thailand In Last 10 Years Leaked Online
The Southeast Asian nation is a popular tourist destination, drawing nearly 40 million visitors in 2019 before the pandemic shuttered borders and seized up global travel.
Ripple Is Not Planning To Settle The XRP Lawsuit With SEC
While Ripple's lawsuit over XRP with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues, Ripple’s legal team are not planning to settle with the SEC. They believe that Gary Gensler, Chair of SEC will come to the conclusion that ...
Stablecoins In US Treasury's Agenda In Latest Regulatory Risk Assessment
Regulatory pressure in the U.S. is putting stablecoins at the top of policymakers' agendas.
This Concrete-and-Glass House in Paraguay Doesn’t Believe in Walls
With partitions that can be endlessly rearranged, the Horizon House by BAUEN Architects goes up against the notion that a home should be static.
The Best Dressed Stars at the 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards
Television’s biggest night brought out the neon shades, feathered hemlines, and mile-long trains.
A Cozy Aussie Cottage Hides a Sleek Renovation Behind a Heritage Facade
A modest weatherboard house receives a playful update to accommodate a family of five in Sydney.
Achieve the off-duty model look with Celine’s new Tabou Bags
Celine’s new Winter 2021 women collection features the brand new Tabou Bags; essential to every model-on-the-go outfit.
Nayib Bukele accuses alleged opponents of committing "terrorism" in the United States
The Salvadoran Foreign Ministry reported that it will ask the US authorities to strengthen security at the Salvadoran diplomatic headquarters.
Global temperatures on the rise as world fails to meet Paris agreement emissions targets
The reduction in carbon emissions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has done nothing to slow the earth’s warming, warns a United Nations report. Other analyses released this week, ahead of next month’s Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow, ...
Boris Johnson to call for climate action during US visit
Boris Johnson will urge world leaders to take "concrete action" on climate change during meetings at the UN's General Assembly in New York this week.
Covid-19: 'Vaccine misinformation a dilemma for young people'
"Misinformation" is creating a "real dilemma" for young people considering whether they should take the Covid-19 vaccine, Northern Ireland's mental health champion has said.
Boxer Manny Pacquiao To Run For Philippine President In 2022
Manny Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his political allies during the national assembly of the faction he leads in the ruling PDP-Laban Party
Brazil Reports Over 1,50,000 Coronavirus Cases In A Day
Some 92,614 cases occurred in Rio de Janeiro in recent months, but only entered into the official count in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said.
Freedom cuts both ways on vaccines
Letter: The right to exclude is essential to maintaining a range of different environments, writes John Riseley
Australia Retaliates In Submarine Row: "French Deal Not In Our Interest"
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that Canberra had "deep and grave concerns" over French submarines even before the deal was abandoned.
"Best Ride Of My Life": Pilot After World's 1st All-Civilian Space Trip
The SpaceX capsule, carrying Sian Proctor and three others, on Sunday successfully concluded the historic orbital mission with no professional astronauts on board.
"Deliberate Mischaracterizations": Facebook On Wall Street Journal Allegations
The Wall Street Journal said that although Facebook researchers have identified "the platform's ill effects," the company failed to fix them.
A Dark Suburban Home in Melbourne Becomes a Verdant, Light-Filled Refuge
Architecture studio DREAMER revives a century-old dwelling with an addition that optimizes indoor/outdoor flow.
Måneskin and Kristen McMenamy get erotic in style for Gucci Aria
Explore the Ontology of Desire that encapsulates Gucci Aria through the creative vision of Alessandro Michele.
Big Pharma - How much power do drug companies have?
The pharmaceutical industry exerts a huge amount of influence on health policy. Some companies develop highly profitable drugs with public money, while others have been found to have covered up serious side effects.
This Dramatic Renovation in Portugal Will Have You on the Edge of Your Seat
In the former Puppeteers’ Quarter of Sintra, Portugal, REDO Architects sets the stage for an enchanting home that blends old and new.
The Best Street Style at London Fashion Week Spring 2022
Acielle is shooting the best looks outside Nensi Dojaka, Erdem, Simone Rocha, and more of London Fashion Week’s top shows.
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