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1 hour ago

Business
Airbus teams up with Canada's Bombardier

In the face of a bitter trade dispute with Boeing, Airbus announced it would take a majority stake in Bombardier’s marquee C-Series airliner programme, as the Canadian firm battles a stiff tariff ruling in the United States. The landmark agreement ... Read More

4 hours ago

Science
Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact

The environmental group Greenpeace issued a report on Tuesday giving technology titans including Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact. Many of the biggest technology companies failed to deliver on commitments to reduce emissions of greenhouse ... Read More

2 hours ago

Culture
George Saunders is bookies’ favorite for Man Booker prize

American author George Saunders is the bookmakers’ favorite to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction with his novel of the afterlife, “Lincoln in the Bardo.” Six novels are contending for the 50,000 pound ($66,000) prize, including Saunders’ tale ... Read More

1 hour ago

Life & Style
Passports for purchase: Open citizenship doors around the world

Turns out money doesn’t just buy a glamorous vacation in the Caribbean or a killer suite in Quebec — it can buy residency too. While British citizens are rushing to claim Irish passports post-Brexit vote, the world’s most elite travelers don’t bother ... Read More