Two bomb disposal trucks are still at the station along with police officers - one of whom said that an investigation is underway at the scene. … [Read more...] about Bomb squad carry out two controlled explosions at Guildford station after ‘suspect package’ was found on platform
Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal claimed Easterbrook had frequently flirted with female staff after indulging in an existing culture of after-work hard drinking among employees at McDonald’s Chicago headquarters close to where the former CEO has a luxury residence. … [Read more...] about Fired McDonald’s CEO ‘deleted dozens of nude photos of three employees sent using his company email and phone as part of a coverup’ as the fast food chain tries to recoup his $40 MILLION severance package
Behind the recent campaigns against over-tourism lies a growing appreciation that public goods that were assumed to be endlessly exploitable are, in fact, both finite and have a value that the price of visiting them should reflect. “Polluter pays” is an economic principle that is gradually being introduced to farming, manufacturing and energy. The idea is that if your business produces harmful side effects, then you should be the one who picks up the tab for the cleanup operation. Something similar, incorporating not only environmental harm but also wider cultural degradation or damage to way of life, might become the guiding principle of a properly sustainable tourism industry. At present the focus is centred narrowly on tourism taxes, which aim to reduce the number of tourists while also bringing in more revenue. Modest though they remain – Amsterdam adds 7% to your room bill in addition to a flat €3 per person per night – they are the tentative … [Read more...] about The end of tourism?
Facebook's Zuckerberg sees wealth hit $100bn Tech bosses grilled over claims of 'harmful' power Apple defends Xbox streaming block on iPhones Mr Cook took over from Apple founder Steve Jobs nine years ago. His billionaire status is based on the shares he owns and the compensation he has been paid at Apple, and calculated by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. … [Read more...] about Apple boss Tim Cook joins the billionaires club
Scoring big points for presentation, perfume and power to repel bugs, they have been described by one shopper as 'really classy, delicately scented soy candles that are beautifully packaged and give out a refreshing but not overpowering scent of citronella'. … [Read more...] about ‘A must-have purchase for summer’: This pretty citronella candle works wonders for keeping al fresco dinners bug-free AND is a gorgeous addition to your dining table