Google’s biggest conference of the year is about to kick off — here’s our live blog to watch all the announcements as they happen

Google’s biggest conference of the year is about to kick off — here’s our live blog to watch all the announcements as they happen

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Beck Diefenbach/Reuters Google I/O, the search giant’s annual developer conference, kicked off on Tuesday. Google I/O is typically where executives and managers reveal the company’s plans as well as some new products. This year was no different. The main event was held in Mountain View, a stone’s throw from Google’s headquarters.…

Google’s biggest event of the year kicks off on Tuesday — here’s what to expect

Google’s biggest event of the year kicks off on Tuesday — here’s what to expect

Getty Google I/O is kicking off on May 8 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA — right on the doorstep of the world-famous Googleplex. We’re expect to hear much more about what Google has in store for the next year. The event is mostly geared towards Google’s message to developers. But we still…

Here are the biggest revelations from Comey’s memos

Here are the biggest revelations from Comey’s memos

Trump was so bothered by the number of leaks to news organizations, including his classified phone calls with foreign leaders, that „he replied that we need to go after the reporters,” Comey wrote in the memo. Comey, who also agreed that „about the leaks being terrible,” wrote that Trump touched the phone on the desk…

Italy’s biggest political party just u-turned on one of it’s main election pledges — before it is even in government

Italy’s biggest political party just u-turned on one of it’s main election pledges — before it is even in government

FILE PHOTO: Anti-establishment 5-Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio at a news conference in Rome Thomson Reuters MILAN (Reuters) – The 5-Star Movement, which emerged as Italy’s biggest party after last month’s vote, will propose an economic plan which will keep the budget deficit near the level forecast for this year by the outgoing center-left…

The gender pay gap at the UK’s biggest banks, asset managers, and insurers — from best to worst

The gender pay gap at the UK’s biggest banks, asset managers, and insurers — from best to worst

The UK’s Big Four high street banks all have gender pay gaps of more than 35% Reuters LONDON — New figures show that men earn an almost 60% more than women on average at some of the UK’s top financial institutions. UK companies with more than 250 employees have been forced to reveal their gender…

LUSH bath bombs are all made by hand — we went to its biggest factory to see how it produced 18 million in 2017

LUSH bath bombs are all made by hand — we went to its biggest factory to see how it produced 18 million in 2017

We went inside LUSH’s „ballistics” department where they make their bath bombs. They are made with different powders containing a base mix of baking soda, citric acid, LUSH fragrance, and colour. Bath bombs are assembled by hand. LUSH’s factory in Poole is the company’s biggest in the world. We visited LUSH’s factory in Poole, the…

We went to LUSH’s biggest factory to see how it makes face masks using fresh ingredients like fennel, ginger, and honey

We went to LUSH’s biggest factory to see how it makes face masks using fresh ingredients like fennel, ginger, and honey

We got to see the making of LUSH „Brazened Honey” face mask. It’s made at LUSH’s factory in Poole, the company’s biggest in the world. The facemask is filled with fresh ingredients like fennel, ginger root, and egg whites. The honey added to the mask is sourced from Brazil. All LUSH products also contain the…

The 30 biggest stadiums in world sports, ranked by crowd capacity

The 30 biggest stadiums in world sports, ranked by crowd capacity

Getty Images The world is home to some truly gigantic sports venues, covering much-loved sports like football, soccer, and rugby. To work out which non-racing stadium is king, we have collected official crowd capacity data from the venues to produce a power ranking based on their size as of March 2018. When it comes to…

Here’s what to expect from all the biggest companies at Mobile World Congress this year

Here’s what to expect from all the biggest companies at Mobile World Congress this year

isitors are seen at HUAWEI stand during the 2017 Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, China June 28, 2017. REUTERS / Stringer The biggest event in the mobile industry calendar is just weeks away. Mobile World Congress (MWC) starts on February 26 in Barcelona and runs through to March 1. MWC has been a platform for…

China’s biggest show in ‚racist blackface’

China’s biggest show in ‚racist blackface’

Image copyright Youtube/CCTV Image caption By some estimates, the show is the most watched entertainment programme on earth A skit on China’s biggest Lunar New Year TV show has sparked widespread criticism and accusations of racism. In a comedy routine celebrating Chinese-African ties an Asian actress appears in blackface and with exaggerated buttocks. Using make-up…