Trump trade: China could face additional economic penalties

Trump trade: China could face additional economic penalties

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Reuters/Carlos Barria The Trump administration has continued to weigh a range of additional punitive measures it could take against the Chinese economy. That has cast uncertainty around recently resumed efforts to defuse trade tensions between the two sides.  Potential proposals aim to limit investment flows into China and increase financial scrutiny of companies based there.  […]

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PG&E power outages might make some California wine better

PG&E power outages might make some California wine better

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With California wine country going dark because of power cuts, this year’s luxury Cabernet Sauvignons might be even more coveted. Some wineries have put grape-picking on pause as utility giant PG&E Corp. carries out unprecedented blackouts across Northern California. Leaving grapes on the vine may have been bad if conditions were rainy and frosty, but […]

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Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar see ‘pathway’ to a Brexit deal

Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar see ‘pathway’ to a Brexit deal

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Boris Johnson, UK prime minister, and Leo Varadkar, Irish taoiseach, have claimed they can see “a pathway to a deal” on Brexit, after surprisingly upbeat private talks at a hotel in north-west England. The joint communique said that the two leaders had held a “detailed and constructive discussion” on Thursday and that they both agreed […]

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Millennials and Gen X are both stressed, broke, and in debt

Millennials and Gen X are both stressed, broke, and in debt

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Millennials and Gen X alike are stressed about their debt.Tom Merton/Getty Images Insider’s new series, “The State of Our Money,” looks at the financial health among Americans. Insider teamed up with Morning Consult to survey more than 2,000 Americans and found that millennials and Gen X are struggling financially. Gen X has a more negative […]

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Typhoon forces two Rugby World Cup matches to be cancelled

Typhoon forces two Rugby World Cup matches to be cancelled

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Two Rugby World Cup matches have been cancelled this weekend as Typhoon Hagibis bears down on Japan, threatening strong winds and torrential rain. World Rugby and the tournament’s Japanese organisers said the storm was “highly likely” to cause disruption in Tokyo and surrounding areas, forcing it to cancel Saturday’s Pool C decider between France and England. […]

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Tech 100 2019: The most important and impactful people in UK technology

Tech 100 2019: The most important and impactful people in UK technology

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Welcome to Business Insider’s UK Tech 100. Every year, we track down and showcase the 100 most influential and interesting people impacting the British technology industry. From budding entrepreneurs to intrepid regulators, these are the top 100 people you really need to know in the UK tech scene today. Rockstar engineers, ambitious politicians, fearless campaigners […]

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