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Sea levels are rising at the fastest rate for 28 centuries – what does this mean for cities?
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China’s National People’s Congress meets to set out economic agenda. Presenter: Laura Kyle Guests: Chen Chen - China Economist at the Economist Intelligence Unit. Pauline Loong - Managing Director at Asia-Analytica and Analyst on China's Economy. Christopher Balding - Associate Professor at the HSBC Business School at Peking University. Source: Al JazeeraA British schoolboy has been questioned by police, after his internet browsing behaviour aroused the suspicion of his teachers...Germans looking to stock up on self-defence gear flocked to the IWA International Trade Fair in Nuremberg, Saturday. A range of firearms, pepper spray, body armor and gas pistols were on show for potential buyers as the demand for non-lethal self-defence weapons continues to surge.
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We are moving toward a carbon based economy.As oil prices slump to record lows, advanced and environmentally friendly energy sources are becoming too expensive for consumers.One way to destigmatize menstrual periods may be to give women a week off every month. At least, that's what one British company hopes to achieve. Bristol-based Coexist has a largely female staff, and the company's directors say it's "unfair" for women to have to work while in pain. Director Bex Baxter told the Bristol Post, "Everyone at Coexist respects the company and gives more than 100 percent to their work, so I don't think we will have an issue with people deceiving us." This is an uncommon business practice throughout the world. In the U.S., most companies don't even o