11Sep/15

Can refugees save Germany’s economy?

(REUTERS/DEUTSCHER BUNDESTAG) – Arriving in Berlin, in search of a new life.

A record 800,000 refugees and economic migrants are expected to arrive in Germany this year.

Many fleeing war-torn Syria.

According to a new poll, the majority of Germans don’t feel threatened by this.

In fact, the influx may solve one of the biggest economic problems facing Germany – its looming skills shortage.
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10Sep/15

Anicent, human-like species discovered in South Africa

(REUTERS) – Scientists at the Marupeng centre in Johannesburg on Thursday (September 10) revealed fossils of a new human-like species they’re calling ‘Homo Naledi’.
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10Sep/15

Migrants face rain, police aggression at Greek-Macedonian border

Macedonian police use batons against migrants gathered at the border with Greece.

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09Sep/15

New app lets consumers test cosmetics without purchasing products

A new app called Try It On enables users to test cosmetics virtually. Using facial recognition technology and specialized algorithms, consumers can snap a selfie, scan a bar code on their phone and instantly know what they’ll look like.

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09Sep/15

Rolls-Royce unveils new ‘Dawn’ model

Luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce unveils its new convertible ‘Dawn’ model.

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09Sep/15

Attempt to sail Northeast Passage across Arctic begins

After two years of planning, a trimaran is sailing across the Arctic Sea to the Bering Strait in an attempt to set a non-stop sailing record for the route from Europe to the Pacific.

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09Sep/15

2015 Rugby Union World Cup – Ireland profile

Profile of Ireland ahead of the 2015 Rugby Union World Cup being hosted by England and Wales.

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09Sep/15

2015 Rugby Union World Cup – Wales profile

Profile of Wales ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

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09Sep/15

Serena overcomes Venus to reach U.S. Open semis; Djokovic to play Cilic

Serena Williams keeps her bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam intact by outslugging older sister Venus 6-2 1-6 6-3 in the U.S. Open quarter-finals while Novak Djokovic beats Feliciano Lopez in four sets and will play defending champion Marin Cilic in the semi-finals.

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