These Conservative party factions are fighting to take control of May’s Brexit plans

These Conservative party factions are fighting to take control of May’s Brexit plans

LONDON – The EU referendum result and Theresa May’s struggles to agree a strategy for honouring it, has left the Conservative party in its most fractious state for decades. In recent weeks May has suffered a series of resignations from her frontbench, growing numbers of backbench rebellions in the Commons and the prospect of an…

These photos of US troops hammering ISIS in Syria and then playing baseball are straight outta ‚Apocalypse Now’

These photos of US troops hammering ISIS in Syria and then playing baseball are straight outta ‚Apocalypse Now’

Iraqi Security Forces is ready to fire at known ISIS locations near the Iraqi-Syrian border using an M109A6 Paladin Self-Propelled Howitzer, June 5, 2018. US Army About a mile from the Iraqi-Syrian border is a US military fire base where approximately 150 Marines and soldiers are still hammering ISIS in Syria with artillery. „To get…

These investors control $3 billion of Facebook stock — and they want to take Zuckerberg down

These investors control $3 billion of Facebook stock — and they want to take Zuckerberg down

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. David Ramos/Getty; Skye Gould/Business Insider Facebook investors boasting nearly $3 billion (£2.3 billion) in shares are making moves to topple Mark Zuckerberg as chairman and tear apart his power base at the company. Business Insider has spoken with six prominent shareholders who are growing increasingly restless about the way Facebook is…

These photos show how the World Cup is being used to whitewash everything terrible about Russia

These photos show how the World Cup is being used to whitewash everything terrible about Russia

If you stand accused of involvement in torture, kidnapping, and murder, one thing is clear — you have a public image problem. So what do you do? For Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Republic in Russia, one solution is to pose for photos with Mohammed Salah, one of the best soccer players on the…

These two Conservative MPs have blocked a law to ban upskirting in the UK

These two Conservative MPs have blocked a law to ban upskirting in the UK

LONDON — A cross-party bill to make the taking of photos up women’s skirts a criminal offence has been blocked by two Conservative MPs. The bill, which is backed by both the government and opposition parties, seeks to make upskirting a criminal offence punishable by up to two years in prison. However, two Tory MPs,…

30 AND UNDER: These are the rising stars in tech who are driving innovation

30 AND UNDER: These are the rising stars in tech who are driving innovation

Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Changing the world takes vision, grit, and hard work. And it takes just enough crazy to believe you might actually pull it off. That’s what makes the young generation of innovators so important. Chock-full of fresh ideas and optimism, today’s crop of up-and-comers aren’t wasting time waiting in line; they’re building the…

These Conservative rebels believe support for a Norway-style soft Brexit is at a tipping point

These Conservative rebels believe support for a Norway-style soft Brexit is at a tipping point

Stephen Hammond MP. YouTube/Colchester Conservatives LONDON — Conservative rebels believe that support among the party’s MPs for a Norway-style soft Brexit could be at a tipping point as moderates grow increasingly alarmed at the state of Brexit negotiations. On Tuesday MPs will vote on an amendment to the Withdrawal Bill which, if passed, would instruct…

These are the 28 biggest banks in the world — each one with more than $1 trillion of assets

These are the 28 biggest banks in the world — each one with more than $1 trillion of assets

Thomson Reuters LONDON – Every year S&P Global Intelligence releases its annual ranking of the world’s biggest banks by assets, and in 2017, for another year, Chinese banks dominate the top of the list. In total, S&P Global included 28 banks across the world with over $1 trillion in assets across Asia, North America, and…

These are the first photos of Meghan Markle’s wedding dress

These are the first photos of Meghan Markle’s wedding dress

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tied the knot in their highly anticipated royal wedding on Saturday, May 19 — and her dress was stunning. Markle arrived at St George’s Chapel on Saturday, May 19 just before 12 p.m., accompanied by her mother, Doria Ragland. Her sleek, long-sleeve, white dress was designed by the acclaimed British…

These $2,000 devices designed to mine Ethereum are selling out — and critics say they could weaken faith in cryptocurrency altogether

These $2,000 devices designed to mine Ethereum are selling out — and critics say they could weaken faith in cryptocurrency altogether

First off, the speed at which a graphics card or an ASIC mining device solves the complex problems is measured by so-called hashes per second (H/s). Currently, the most powerful consumer graphics card to mine Ethereum is the Nvidia GTX 1080Ti, which has a price tag of around $970 on tech stores like Newegg, but…