Your Guide to Travel as Monster Storm Bears Down on Tri-State – NBC New York

Your Guide to Travel as Monster Storm Bears Down on Tri-State – NBC New York

A ferocious nor’easter punished the tri-state area with near-blizzard conditions and strong winds Tuesday, burying parts of the region under a foot of snow and others under inches of ocean water.  Travel, particularly on the roads, was expected to remain treacherous through the evening. States of emergency remain in effect in New York, New Jersey and […]

Three in ten UK bankers worry about consequences of speaking up, survey finds – CNBC

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U.K. scientists prepare for impending break with European Union … – Science Magazine

The future of the Joint European Torus, the world-leading fusion facility near Oxford, U.K., remains uncertain beyond its current contract which ends in 2018. By Erik StokstadMar. 13, 2017 , 5:30 PM CAMBRIDGE, U.K.—For months after the United Kingdom voted last June to leave the European Union, many British scientists clung to hopes of a […]

Kong: Skull Island is king of the UK box office – The Guardian (blog)

The winner: Kong: Skull Island When Logan debuted a week ago with £6.95m (plus previews), Warners executives would have been forgiven for last-minute nerves over the release of Kong: Skull Island. After all, Logan was enjoying warm critical and audience approval, and a strong hold for Wolverine’s final outing looked likely. Would the market expand […]

Kenya doctors end strike after signing government deal

Kenya doctors end strike after signing government deal

Image copyright AP Image caption Doctors say they need better pay and equipment Doctors in Kenya have agreed to end a 100-day strike that has paralysed the country’s public health system. Union officials representing thousands of striking medical workers have signed an agreement with government officials in the capital, Nairobi. The doctors are to receive […]

Turkey-Netherlands row: Erdogan slams Dutch over Srebrenica

Turkey-Netherlands row: Erdogan slams Dutch over Srebrenica

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Erdogan has directed a series of controversial slurs at the Dutch Turkey’s war of words with the Netherlands has worsened after the Turkish president accused the Dutch of contributing to a massacre of Muslim men at Srebrenica, Bosnia, in 1995. Dutch UN peacekeepers failed to protect the men […]

EU workplace headscarf ban ‘can be legal’, says ECJ

EU workplace headscarf ban ‘can be legal’, says ECJ

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Not only headscarf-wearing Muslim women, but other working people who express their religious adherence through clothing and insignia could be affected by the ruling Workplace bans on the wearing of “any political, philosophical or religious sign” such as headscarves need not constitute direct discrimination, Europe’s top court has ruled. […]

Francois Fillon placed under formal investigation

Francois Fillon placed under formal investigation

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Until recently, Francois Fillon was the favourite to win the presidential elections French presidential candidate Francois Fillon has been placed under formal investigation over an alleged diversion of public funds, prosecutors say. The centre-right contender is suspected of paying hundreds of thousands of euros to his family for work they […]