The economic gender gap could take 170 years to close after progress towards parity between the sexes suffered "a dramatic slowdown", the World Economic Forum (WEF) said in a report on Wednesday.
A study has found that over £100 million worth of gold is being wasted inside unused or broken mobile phones in the UK alone. It suggests that mobile operators should be doing much more to encourage the recycling of old devices.
After approval of economic reform proposals submitted by Greece helped the FTSE 100 reach record-breaking levels yesterday, it has fallen back considerably throughout the course of today, with shares in some major companies dropping by nearly 10 percent.
The Nasdaq stops all trading partly because we are now on the verge of a historic economic meltdown. The Dow sinks for the sixth day as traders ponder fed exit. We are heading toward a frightening fall and punishing winter decorated in economic collapse.
Yiannis Biliris has created a short documentary which, with very few words, gives a clear picture of the current economic crisis in Greece. The video shows us that Greece's economic rape is turning into a social one.
‘This isn’t an outrageous movement of crazies. Our’s are reasonable demands, and this camp is in the public interest. People just don’t understand this protest; they don’t understand the inequalities that they live with every day.’
President Obama took a break from politics Tuesday evening to participate in America’s favorite pastime. All eyes were on Mr. Obama as he became only the fifth president to throw the first-pitch at the 2009 MLB All-Star game in St Louis.
At least $112 billion a year is generated in the Canadian economy by the efforts of volunteers, according to the Hon. Joseph Volpe who commemorated the efforts of volunteers in the House of Commons during the National Volunteer Week ending tomorrow.
The clock’s ticking and four years isn’t really that far into the future. At stake is the health and safety of our planet, says Professor James McCarthy, President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
With the U.S. economy on the brink of disaster many immigrants are making the hard decision to return to their home countries. But isn't riding out tough times a big part of what being an American is all about?
Is it just me or does anyone else remember how the Republicans used to support economic stimulus plans? I believe it was about six months ago when their presidential candidate was using the failing economy as his last-ditch campaign message.
If Canada's federal government and municipal politicians are looking for projects to invest the $1 billion committed to helping struggling communities in then perhaps they need to take a closer look at our urban forests.