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If We Want To Solve The World's Problems, We First Need To Abolish All Borders  Forbes

If we want to deal with global issues such as climate change, we need to start thinking of the Earth as a single entity, beyond the narrowness of national borders.


The 100 best male footballers in the world 2018: Nos 100-71  The Guardian

Our panel of 225 experts from 69 nations compile a list of the greatest male players in 2018.


World Of Warcraft Helped This Man Grow An 8-Figure Business  Forbes

Eden Amirav was Israel's national undefeated champion at World of Warcraft. He has also established and sold one seven-figure business and founded another ...


The world is fixated on the past  The Economist

POLITICIANS HAVE always exploited the past. But just now, rich countries and emerging economies are experiencing an outbreak of nostalgia. Right and left ...


'Fortnite: Save The World' Is Down For Maintennance  Forbes

Fortnite is a game that moves quickly, at least from a technical point of view. New patches come in on a weekly basis, and with that much change inevitably ...


Climate change activists vow to step up protests around world  The Guardian

Campaigners say they will force governments to act after lack of progress at UN summit.


The world this year  The Economist

America and China started a trade war, the world's worst such dispute in decades. America imposed tariffs on $250bn-worth of Chinese products; China ...


Japan beefs up defences amid concerns over China's military might  The Guardian

Cabinet approves plan to adapt ships to create aircraft carriers and buy 45 new stealth fighters.


World's 10 best waterfront districts  The Independent

Dry land is overrated. The recent creation of Shibuya Stream in Tokyo and Lower Manhattan's Seaport District is proof that today's hippest city neighbourhoods ...


Brazil’s biggest tribal reserve faces uncertain future under Bolsonaro  The Guardian

The indigenous leader and campaigning photographer who fought to create Brazil's biggest tribal reserve warned it could be threatened under the far-right ...


World sport: 10 photos we liked this week - 10-16 December  BBC Sport

A selection of the most striking sports photographs from around the world this week.


Degrees for the rich, apprenticeships for the poor – that’s not a world of parity  The Guardian

The education secretary wants to end snobbery over vocational qualifications. Tell that to the wealthy.


Sylvia Pankhurst letters reveal concerns about phone-tapping  The Guardian

The socialist suffragette and human rights campaigner Sylvia Pankhurst lobbied the British government in the 1930s about eavesdropping on phone ...


A World Of Champagnes And Sparklings To Celebrate the New Year  Forbes

The life of a bubbly lover has never been better with so many sparkling options from so many different regions (think Oregon, New York State, England, Italy, ...


The best cheese in the world is running out fast. What should we eat instead?  The Guardian

The winner of this year's World Cheese awards is made by a Norwegian farmer with only 12 cows. While you're waiting for next year's batch, here are some ...


World’s oldest pyramid discovered - and it ISN’T the Great Pyramid of Giza  Express

A PYRAMID thought to be the oldest in the world has been discovered in Indonesia, and even predates the famous Great Pyramid of Giza.


British surfer Tom Butler rides 100ft ‘raging bull’ wave to break world record in Portugal  The Independent

A British man claims to have broken the world record for surfing the biggest wave. Tom Butler, 29, caught what was estimated to be a more than 100ft tall wave at ...


Gabriel Medina pips Julian Wilson to world surfing title at final event of season  The Guardian

Australian Julian Wilson has been beaten by 2018 world champion Gabriel Medina in the final of the season-ending Pipe Masters in Hawaii.


Beyond Weird by Philip Ball wins Physics World Book of the Year 2018  physicsworld.com

The winner of the 2018 Physics World Book of the Year is a profound take on the true meaning of quantum mechanics, and the limits of our knowledge itself.


World's first- ever graphene hiking boots unveiled  The University of Manchester

Building on the international success of their pioneering use of graphene in trail running and fitness shoes last summer, the brand is now bringing the ...


Year in review: Big changes in visual arts world  San Francisco Chronicle

“Dark Silhouette: Potent Eyes” (2018) by Matthew Angelo Harrison was on view at Jessica Silverman Gallery in the spring. Photo: Jessica Silverman Gallery.


Hodeidah residents dare to hope as first day of ceasefire holds  The Guardian

Residents trapped in Hodeidah were daring to hope on Tuesday that the misery facing the besieged Yemeni city was abating, after the first day of a UN-brokered ...


Sports Personality of the Year: Golfer Francesco Molinari named World Sport Star  BBC Sport

Golfer Francesco Molinari is named World Sport Star at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year show.


World War 3 threat: Saudi Arabia LASHES out at US after Khashoggi resolutions  Express.co.uk

SAUDI Arabia lashed out at the United States Senate after they passed resolutions that could further put pressure on the fragile US-Saudi relationship following ...


Two Scandinavian women tourists found dead in Morocco  BBC News

The bodies of two Scandinavian women are found in the Atlas mountains with cuts to their necks.


Hungary’s opposition plans more protests after ‘slave law’ passes  The Guardian

Opposition parties collaborate on joint strategy to put pressure on PM Viktor Orbán.


U.S. stocks face ‘biggest December fall’ since 1931 as world stocks, oil price tumbles  Global News

World stock markets, the U.S. dollar and oil prices tumbled on Tuesday as fears about a slowing global economy gripped investors, just as the U.S. Federal ...


'It's Been a Rout': Apple's iPhones Fall Flat in World's Largest Untapped Market  The Wall Street Journal

Global smartphone sales are flattening, which is why Apple and others are looking to India and its millions of newly minted consumers for growth. Yet the tech ...


Belgian queen's makeup artist 'quizzed over Luxembourg crown jewels theft'  The Guardian

A makeup artist to the Belgian queen has reportedly been questioned by police over the theft of crown jewels belonging to the royal family of neighbouring ...


'We'll make you think' Putin delivers CHILLING World War 3 warning over Russian weapons  Express.co.uk

VLADIMIR Putin has issued a chilling warning to the West after telling Kremlin defence chiefs of a “serious breakthrough” in his country's weapons development ...


Xi Jinping says China 'will not seek to dominate'  BBC News

Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed that his country will not develop at the expense of other nations, in a speech marking 40 years since China introduced ...


Japan protests Russian military build-up on island disputed since Second World War  The Telegraph

Russia has built new troop barracks and plans more military infrastructure on a disputed Pacific island chain, angering Japan before potential high-level ...


UN affirms 'historic' global compact to support world's refugees  UN News

The United Nations General Assembly affirmed a non-legally binding Global Compact on Refugees on Monday, marking the latest move by Member States to ...


Friend: Leinster arguably the best team in the world  RTE.ie

Andy Friend believes Connacht are going up against "arguably the world's best team" when they travel to the RDS on Saturday night, but he's backing his men to ...


REVEALED: China and Russia wage CYBER WARFARE with SECRET TESTS to block communications  Express.co.uk

China and Russia have been testing new technology and how it can impact the atmosphere. They carried out a number of tests in the same month over the ...


Skier-snowboarder Ledecka upset with worlds schedules  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Skier-snowboarder Ester Ledecka will not be able to follow up her dual sport gold-medal performances at the Pyeongchang Olympics with a similar haul of world ...


Russia-Ukraine tensions BOIL OVER as Moscow deploys FIGHTER JETS to occupied Crimea  Express.co.uk

MOSCOW is gearing up to send more than 10 Sukhoi SU-27 and SU-30 fighter jets to the Crimean Peninsula amid fears of escalating conflict in the beleaguered ...


PDC World Darts Championship: Dobromyslova and Van Barneveld out  BBC Sport

Ryan Joyce defeats Anastasia Dobromyslova in the PDC World Darts Championship's opening round, while ex-world champion Raymond van Barneveld is also ...


World War 3: Russia FLEXES MILITARY MUSCLES as Putin set to FORCE US out of Syria  Express.co.uk

VLADIMIR PUTIN's superstate is forcing the US out of Syria by testing new weapons, strengthening defences and increasing the number of troops near ...


This World War I Footage Was Smoothed and Colorized. And It's Amazing.  Popular Mechanics

It's been 100 years since World War I ended. To mark the occasion, director Peter Jackson took hundreds of hours of battlefield footage from the Imperial War ...


Japan explosion: Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant blast  BBC News

A large fire broke out after an explosion in the city of Sapporo, injuring more than 40 people.


World War 3 FEARS as Russian forces to acquire ‘100’ new NUCLEAR missiles by END OF YEAR  Express.co.uk

RUSSIA will receive roughly 100 new pieces of armament including thermonuclear armed intercontinental ballistic missiles by the end of 2018, according to a ...


Doors are slamming shut for Huawei around the world  CNN

Huawei is coming under pressure in two more key European markets — the latest in a series of problems the Chinese company faces around the world.


Have I missed the world's most delicious dumpling?  SBS

Dom Knight has put together a list of the most delicious dumplings he's ever tried. What should he try next?


Carl Frampton goes teetotal in bid to take world title from Josh Warrington  ESPN

Carl Frampton has not had an alcoholic drink for nearly a year and he believes it will help him win a world title again when he fights Josh Warrington at the ...


The 15 most popular holiday destinations around the world at Christmas  Business Insider

10 of the most popular cities to visit over the festive period are based in European countries.


Women Power Protest review – the art world's forgotten female figures  The Guardian

An exhibition celebrating female artists is always welcome – yet most aren't given the space here to explore issues beyond femininity.


Nigeria concerned over Amnesty International's 'damaging' activities  The Guardian

Army spokesman claims charity is 'determined to destabilise' nation via the 'fictitious allegations of alleged human rights abuses'


Spain violence against women: Outrage at teacher's murder  BBC News

The murder of a 26-year-old woman who had crossed Spain for a teaching job has sparked outrage in the country, the latest high-profile case to put the spotlight ...


South African ad watchdog bans colonisation spoof  The Guardian

Chicken Licken advert showed a black man finding a foreign land and naming it Europe.


Belgian PM Charles Michel resigns after no-confidence motion  The Guardian

Belgium's government of four years has fallen on the issue of migration after the country's parliament rejected an appeal from prime minister, Charles Michel, ...


Russia, Turkey and Iran reach agreement on Syria committee  The Guardian

UN says Moscow rejected five names its envoy wanted included in proposed panel.


5 stories that captured the world’s attention in 2018  ABC News

This year had no shortage of stories that grabbed headlines and captivated the world. From a royal wedding to a soccer team trapped in a cave, to a refugee ...


Chef Kathy Gunst Shares Her 'Bests Of The Year' From The World Of Food  WBUR

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst joins hosts Jeremy Hobson and Robin Young with some of her choices for "bests of the year" — best equipment, best ...


Netanyahu’s son banned from Facebook over hate speech  The Guardian

Yair Netanyahu, 27, barred for 24 hours for anti-Muslim and anti-Palestinian comments.


2018's best books on the tech world  Fast Company

Looking for holiday gifts, or just a good read? Put these books on your list.


Success Secrets From The World's Best Service Business  Forbes

Technological disruption is not what determines a company's success, but whether it is able to integrate new technology with in-person interaction.


Huawei still has a shot at the world's hottest mobile market  CNN

The Chinese tech company confirmed Tuesday that it has been invited by the Indian government to conduct 5G trials.


Deer poacher sentenced to watch Bambi in prison  BBC News

A poacher has been ordered to watch the Disney film Bambi repeatedly after he was convicted of illegally killing "hundreds" of deer. Missouri hunter David Berry ...


US left isolated at UN over stance on abortion and refugees  The Guardian

Only Hungary backed the United States and voted against an annual resolution on the work of the UN refugee agency. Reuters at the United Nations. Mon 17 ...


The Meteorite Hunters Who Descended on the Carancas Fall  WIRED

In rural Peru, a chunk of rock made landfall with a tremendous blast. Meteorite hunters rushed to get a piece of the action. Then things got weird.


Gritty is the internet mascot for a world that's broken in 2018  CNET

Commentary: This year was a hot mess of breaches, hacks and failures. But we have a guardian angel to guide us through tech's carnage: a gyrating fuzz ...


Joan Collins: 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' furor shows consent culture is 'out of control'  USA TODAY

"Dynasty" star Joan Collins said on "Good Morning Britain": “Is someone going to have to ask permission of the parents before they can kiss a girl?"


Cisco's 2960-XR switch line: An affordable, under-utilized option  Network World

As we head towards the end of the year and end of our budgets, my engineers are reminding everyone that the Cisco 2960-XR family is an affordable and ...


This City Already Shows What Life Will Be Like in a World Heated by Climate Change  ScienceAlert

It's become more clear than ever this year that climate change is very real and that we are already seeing the effects.


UN agrees more support for the world’s 25,000,000 refugees  Metro

The UN has voted overwhelmingly to provide more support for countries that house most of the world's 25400000 refugees. Despite opposition from Donald ...


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's net worth takes big hit in 2018  Business Insider

Mark Zuckerberg's wealth took its biggest nose-dive after Facebook's disastrous second-quarter earnings were announced in July.


Strasbourg: Police make public appeal in Cherif Chekatt manhunt  BBC News

French police have appealed for help in finding a man suspected of a Christmas market gun attack in Strasbourg that killed three people, and left a fourth brain ...


Global pay gap will take 202 years to close, says World Economic Forum  The Guardian

The global pay gap between men and women will take 202 years to close, because it is so vast and the pace of change so slow, according to the World ...


Michael Schumacher health shock claim: F1 legend 'NOT bedridden’  Express.co.uk

The F1 legend, who is one of motorsport's greatest living drivers, having won seven world championships in his career, is currently recuperating in a £50million ...


Kurt Vonnegut's Unpublished World War II Scrapbook Reveals Origins of 'Slaughterhouse-Five'  Smithsonian.com

Volume features 22 letters from author to his family, photographs of the razed city of Dresden, telegrams and news clippings.


Justin Rose misses finishing 2018 as World No. 1 by one stroke with stumble at Indonesian Masters  GolfDigest.com

Justin Rose needed a T-12 finish at the Indonesian Masters to end 2018 as No. 1 in the World Ranking, but a closing 75 left him one stroke shy.


Netherlands PM uses Britain's Brexit 'chaos' as cautionary tale  The Guardian

The Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte, has written an open letter to the people of the Netherlands holding up Britain's Brexit “chaos” as a cautionary example of ...


The 100 best female footballers in the world 2018  The Guardian

Our judges have selected their top players from 2018. Click on an individual to read more about their year and find out our No 1.


Global food system is broken, say world’s science academies  The Guardian

Radical overhaul in farming and consumption, with less meat eating, needed to avoid hunger and climate catastrophe.


Egypt tomb: Saqqara 'one of a kind' discovery revealed  BBC News

Archaeologists in Egypt unveil the tomb of a high priest, untouched for 4400 years.


World must triple efforts or face catastrophic climate change, says UN  The Guardian

Countries are failing to take the action needed to stave off the worst effects of climate change, a UN report has found, and the commitments made in the 2015 ...


Report: US joins ranks of world's most dangerous places for journalists for first time | TheHill  The Hill

The U.S. was ranked one of the deadliest countries for journalists in 2018 for the first time in an annual report from Reporters Without Borders.


Tackle climate or face financial crash, say world's biggest investors  The Guardian

Global investors managing $32tn issued a stark warning to governments at the UN climate summit on Monday, demanding urgent cuts in carbon emissions and ...


Club World Cup: River Plate 2-2 Al Ain (4-5 pens)  BBC Sport

Hosts Al Ain cause a huge shock by beating Copa Libertadores winners River Plate on penalties to reach the Club World Cup final.


MH370 PROOF? Malaysia Airlines plane 'HIJACKED' for Chinese organs - SHOCKING claim  Express.co.uk

FLIGHT MH370 was hijacked so the internal organs of the 153 Chinese passengers onboard could be harvested, a conspiracy theorist has sensationally ...


Christianity CRACKDOWN: City CANCELS CHRISTMAS to avoid ‘spreading RELIGION’  Express.co.uk

CHINESE authorities have prohibited a city's residents from celebrating Christmas and carrying out related religious activities, in what is the latest attempt to ...


EU CRISIS: Belgium PM faces CONFIDENCE VOTE as parliamentary majority COLLAPSES  Express.co.uk

The Belgian prime minister lost his parliamentary majority after a walk out was staged by Flemish nationalists nine days ago, over the contested UN Migration ...


FRENCH REFERENDUM: PM considers SHOCK vote as Macron DESPERATE to quell unrest  Express.co.uk

FRENCH Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Sunday promised there would be a debate on the holding of a so-called “citizens' initiative referendum” to help ...


Brexit: The Most Boring Important Story in the World  The New York Times

Nothing ever changes. The details are mind-numbing. And it will all determine the future of the country.


Climate secrets of the world's most remote island  BBC News

Scientists think a small volcanic rock in the South Atlantic holds an important record of Antarctic change.


World’s first lab-grown steak revealed – but the taste needs work  The Guardian

Nascent industry aims to reduce environmental impact of beef production.


The Most Powerful Reject in the World  The New York Times

Is there anyone who wants to hang with Donald Trump?


I quit my corporate job and bought a one-way ticket to travel the world — and the hardest part hasn't been the language gap or the budget  Business Insider

Mt. Fuji from above was my first glimpse of Japan. A few weeks earlier I quit my corporate job in television, packed up my apartment after eight years in New York ...


Club World Cup: All you need to know about the tournament  BBC Sport

The Club World Cup is under way, with Real Madrid looking to win a third successive title. A Cristiano Ronaldo goal ensured the La Liga side beat Brazilian club ...


Why the world is becoming more allergic to food  BBC News

Around the world, children are far more likely than ever before to develop food allergies. Recent inquiries into the deaths of two British teenagers after eating ...


Sir David Attenborough: Climate change 'our greatest threat'  BBC News

The naturalist Sir David Attenborough has said climate change is humanity's greatest threat in thousands of years. The broadcaster said it could lead to the ...


Ethereum thinks it can change the world. It’s running out of time to prove it.  MIT Technology Review

The blockchain system has daunting technical problems to fix. But first, its disciples need to figure out how to govern themselves.


It's Patrick Reed against the world  GolfDigest.com

It should have been a triumphant year after his win at Augusta. Instead, the Masters champion faces an uncertain future largely of his own making.


Group led by Thomas Piketty presents plan for ‘a fairer Europe’  The Guardian

Manifesto by progressive Europeans calls for €800bn of levies to tackle inequality, disillusionment, climate change and migration.


Intrigue in the world’s most coup-prone island paradise  The Economist

RUNNING A MINORITY government is rarely easy. When your party has just one seat in parliament, it should be impossible. Yet Azali Assoumani, the president ...


What happened next? How the World Cup brought in a new era for Alex Scott – and women in football  The Guardian

She had already earned 140 caps for England, but Scott became one of the breakout stars of the men's tournament this year as the first woman pundit taken to a ...


Yellow vest protest in Paris sees police detain hundreds  BBC News

Police in Paris have fired rubber bullets and tear gas as a fourth weekend of anti-government protests across France turned violent. Almost 1,000 people have ...


Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer elected Merkel's successor as CDU leader  The Guardian

Winner of party vote tipped to become Germany's next chancellor and Europe's most powerful politician.


The long dry: Why the world's water supply is shrinking  Science Daily

A global study has found a paradox: our water supplies are shrinking at the same time as climate change is generating more intense rain. And the culprit is the ...