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Why is Spain returning to the polls?

Why is Spain returning to the polls?

Spain will return to the ballot box on November 10 in its fourth general election in four years after parties failed to reach a deal following an inconclusive April poll.

5G to positively disrupt gaming industry

5G to positively disrupt gaming industry

More than 2.5bn active gamers sustain a multi-billion-dollar global gaming industry. Much of the industry’s growth is fuelled by advances in digital technology. Faster and more reliable Internet connections, smart phones, and 3D design software have turned today’s best-selling games into immersive

UK-Qatar ties historic, deep and important: envoy

UK-Qatar ties historic, deep and important: envoy

The British Ambassador to Qatar, Ajay Sharma said: “The relationship that we have between the UK and Qatar is historic, deep and important. We in the UK are entering a new period in our history as we leave the European Union.

Climate change: How it led to an unequal world

Climate change: How it led to an unequal world

When a 16-year-old girl who has avowed air travel has to cross the Atlantic in a solar-powered race boat to speak at a conference on climate change while the Amazon rainforests are still burning in evidence to everything she has argued at the highest public forums, it is evident that adults

It really is hard to sleep in the ER

It really is hard to sleep in the ER

Patients who spend the night in the emergency room may get much less rest than patients who sleep in beds in hospital rooms, a small study suggests. For the study, researchers surveyed 49 emergency room patients waiting to be admitted to the hospital and 44 people already admitted to inpatient wards

Israel polls make no difference to Palestinians

Israel polls make no difference to Palestinians

When British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his plan to suspend parliament, I was visiting Orkney with my wife, Penny. It was the last week of a month-long stay in Scotland, and it took a day for the news to reach us.

South Korea’s military spending has North worried

South Korea’s military spending has North worried

South Korea and North Korea have continued to pour resources into modernising their militaries despite a frenzy of diplomacy since 2018, data shows, creating a point of tension that has sharpened as talks have stalled.

Tough times for Big Tech amid a growing trust deficit

Tough times for Big Tech amid a growing trust deficit

The Big Tech, despite its overarching global reach, is facing tough times with a growing trust deficit, both from the users and regulators. More so in the European Union, which has been the most aggressive jurisdiction so far in trying to rein in superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.

Cooling stress tips: getting organised

Cooling stress tips: getting organised

Do you get upset because you can’t accomplish what you want to? For instance, you might want to clean out your closets or write that novel you’ve been putting off.

PTI’s first year in power: Retrieving the economy

PTI’s first year in power: Retrieving the economy

If anything, Imran Khan — the wildly popular opposition politician who would be prime minister — has found out, in his very first year in power, the chasm that exists between the dream and reality of governing Pakistan. Few question his sincerity.

California weighs plan to save tropical forests

California weighs plan to save tropical forests

The smoke is still rising from the Amazon as fires smoulder in the world’s largest rain forest. The blazes triggered a wave of global outrage over the loss of precious trees. But California says it has a plan to keep tropical forests standing.

Bradmanesque Smith basks in the glory of Ashes

Bradmanesque Smith basks in the glory of Ashes

Steve Smith returned to international cricket to a chorus of boos but he walked off the pitch at the Oval to a standing ovation after a summer of Ashes glory.

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