Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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Israel ready to act against ‘dangerous’ Iran, Netanyahu warns

Tehran will not be allowed to put ‘noose of terror around our neck’, PM says in Munich speech Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Israel will act directly against Iran if necessary, not just its...

Gambling tycoon builds $100m bitcoin-funded Antiguan resort

‘His excellency’ Calvin Ayre says project will be entirely funded from digital currency profits Canadian-born Calvin Ayre has been appointed Antigua’s special economic envoy Calvin Ayre, a gambling and bitcoin multi-millionaire who was once on...

SpaceX to launch demo satellites for its high-speed internet project

Elon Musk's SpaceX wants to deliver high-speed internet to the world using thousands of small satellites -- and this week that...

Philip Green considers selling Arcadia to Chinese textiles giant

Shandong Ruyi looks over books of retail group, thought likely to fetch half its £1bn valuation Philip Green and the model Kate Moss at a fashion show. Negotiating an elegant exit will not be...

Farming businesses 'could be wiped out after Brexit transition'

Select committee says government needs contingency plans to protect consumers and businesses from impact from tariffs The dairy industry would be hit hardest by tariffs on the export front, said the committee. Photograph: Peter Summers/Reuters Food...

Unbalanced Britain needs more devolution to manage Brexit

With woeful productivity in parts, local authorities should decide how to spend the cash that replaces EU funds Posters in Redcar, North Yorkshire, shortly after the EU referendum in 2016. Photograph: Scott Heppell/AFP/Getty Throughout the 1980s,...

Openly gay skier finally kisses boyfriend after slopestyle run

The embrace was broadcast live on network television and has now become another notable occasion at a Winter Olympics which has been full of symbolism. Four years ago, Gus Kenworthy had wanted to...

RBS looks to be in the money – but looming fine may put paid...

The bank’s reporting a profit for the first time in 10 years but its troubles aren’t over – and it’s not the only one in difficulty RBS faces more questions about its GRG, accused...

Malcolm Turnbull consulted his wife, Lucy, over minister-staff sex ban

PM says his criticism of Barnaby Joyce ‘would have overwhelming endorsement of Australians’ Malcolm and Lucy Turnbull on Channel Nine’s 60 Minutes program. Photograph: 60 Minutes/Channel Nine. The ministerial sex ban Malcolm Turnbull imposed on his...

Sky netted a sweet Premier League deal but the TV rights bubble isn’t over

The value of TV packages may have plateaued in the UK but footie bosses aren’t worried, with the game’s appeal growing globally and the likes of Amazon on the sidelines Sky secured four of...

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Roomba gets IFTTT functionality

iRobot’s been talking a lot about its plans to make the Roomba an essential part of the connected...