How Brexit killed an entrepreneur’s vision to invest in British tech talent

How Brexit killed an entrepreneur’s vision to invest in British tech talent

Anti-Brexit campaigners in Westminster. Jeff J Mitchell / Getty It’s been more than two years since the UK voted to leave the European Union in June 2016. The outcome horrified a large proportion of the UK’s community of entrepreneurs, investors, and executives, many of whom have thrived thanks to strong links with Europe. For investors,…

Two gamers killed in Florida shooting

Two gamers killed in Florida shooting

Image copyright GLHF Game Bar Image caption The incident took place in a games bar attached to a restaurant Two professional video gamers have been named by US media as the victims of a rival player in a shooting at an eSports tournament in Florida. Eli Clayton, 21, and Taylor Robertson, 27, were both well-known…

Polar bear killed in tourist encounter

Polar bear killed in tourist encounter

Image caption An estimated 3,000 polar bears enjoy Svalbard’s icy climes A polar bear has been shot dead after it attacked a cruise ship guard on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago, within the Arctic Circle. The guard suffered non-life-threatening head injuries and is said to be in a stable condition. He was assigned to protect tourists who…

At least 20 killed in Greece wildfires

At least 20 killed in Greece wildfires

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDeadly forest fires rage across GreeceForest fires raging across Greece have killed at least 20 people, the government says, as the authorities there seek international assistance. Hundreds of firefighters are battling the blazes and people have left their homes near the capital, Athens. A search and rescue…

US soldier killed in Somalia firefight

US soldier killed in Somalia firefight

Image copyright AFP Image caption The jihadist group al-Shabab seeks to overthrow Somalia’s central government A US special forces soldier has been killed in an attack by suspected al-Shabab militants in south-western Somalia, officials say. Four other US soldiers and a Somali soldier were wounded in what appears to have been an ambush near the…

25 people killed, hundreds injured by an erupting volcano in Guatemala

25 people killed, hundreds injured by an erupting volcano in Guatemala

The Volcano of Fire, El Volcan de Fuego, releases lava, seen from Escuintla, Guatemala, Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. AP Photo/Moises Castillo Authorities in Guatemala say 25 people have been killed and hundreds injured by the eruption of a volcano southwest of the capital. National disaster reduction squad CONRED said the number of dead had risen…

US man killed by exploding vape pen

US man killed by exploding vape pen

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Two pieces of the vape pen were in Tallmadge D’Elia’s cranium A US man died when a vape pen blew up and projected fragments into his skull, a post-mortem examination has found. Tallmadge D’Elia also suffered burns over 80% of his body in a fire on 5 May caused by…

Britons killed in Saudi Arabia coach crash

Britons killed in Saudi Arabia coach crash

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGulfaraz Zaman, director of Hashim Travel, called the incident ‚disturbing’Four British people have died and 12 others have been hurt in a coach crash in Saudi Arabia, a travel firm says. Raj Begum Hussain, 70, from Blackburn, died alongside an elderly man and a mother and her…