Sunday, October 22, 2017

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How do you deal with a mass shooting?

Story highlightsSan Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan says you have to surround yourself with good peopleOrlando Police Chief John Mina took comfort in the incredible humanity in his communityWhen mass killers gunned down...

Vauxhall to cut a quarter of factory workforce

Vauxhall has announced plans to cut 400 jobs at its factory in Ellesmere Port by the end of the year - nearly a quarter of the workforce. ...

Firefighters 'turn a corner' but deadly California wildfires continue

With winds dying down, fire officials said on Sunday they had apparently “turned a corner” against wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week....

Crisis-hit Interserve faces lender pressure

Lenders to the crisis-hit construction and support services group Interserve have drafted in advisers amid growing fears about the state of its finances. ...

California fires: 'Nothing to sift through'

Her three-bedroom, three-bath house sat in a heap of mangled metal, rocks and blackened trees. But as she wonders what next, she said she considered herself lucky to be alive. Mathis' home...

Gap year guide: how to see the world and not end up in debt

Taking a gap year either side of university may be the adventure of a lifetime, but you don’t want it to plunge you into a lifetime of debt. With a bit of hard...

Truck bomb in Mogadishu kills at least 230 people

More than 230 people have been killed in the most deadly bombing to hit Somalia, with hundreds more injured, officials and hospital sources have said. Doctors struggled to treat horrifically wounded victims on Sunday,...

'This is the future': solar-powered family car hailed by experts

A futuristic family car that not only uses the sun as power but supplies energy back to the grid has been hailed as “the future” as the annual World Solar Challenge wrapped up...

Why China's internet is in lockdown

Some experts predict President Xi Jinping will use the meeting to establish a level of control and influence over the Party not seen since Mao Zedong, the strongman founder of the People's Republic....

World Bank and IMF, put your money where your mouth is on Somalia

It is fair to say that Somalia was not top of the agenda at this year’s annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Finance ministers and central bank governors were...

Editor's Choice

How green is Britain’s record on renewable energy supply?

As one of the UK’s renewable energy chiefs has pointed out, electric cars won’t tackle climate change if they run off fossil fuels....