According to financial experts online, the gender gap in the corporate world is one of the biggest problems in the professional word, and small business are affected too. The good news is the gap has been decreasing in entrepreneurship.
A former adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned the West is failing to understand Putin’s world view and that the ambitions of Russia’s head of state extend far beyond Crimea.
Latvia scored twice in the first and went on to surprise Switzerland, 3-1 on Tuesday in Sochi and now get the task of taking on Team Canada. The two will meet for the second time ever Wednesday, with the winner moving on to the semi-finals.
Canada's 2-1 overtime win over Finland in men's hockey Sunday hands them an easier quarter-final game than a loss would have. Drew Doughty, who scored both goals and has four now, will lead his team against Latvia or Switzerland on Wednesday.
Riga, in Latvia, used to be the site of a concentration camp. It’s now the home of Ask.fm, a teen social website that is apparently untroubled by user suicides. It’s about time Ask.fm answered a few questions itself.
The European Parliament adopted a resolution, Thursday July 4, giving the go-ahead for the Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee to conduct an in-depth inquiry into the US surveillance programs.
On Monday, a full ban on the testing of cosmetic products on animals came into force in the European Union. The complete ban was welcomed by animal rights groups but some in the cosmetics industry remain unconvinced.
Lost amongst the Europe-wide furore concerning the discovery of horsemeat in processed foods, on February 14 the European Union quietly announced a partial lifting of the ban on animal proteins in feedstuffs.