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…

These are the 19 richest people in Britain

These are the 19 richest people in Britain

Net worth:£21.05 billion Sources of wealth: chemicals Ratcliffe’s net worth has increased a whopping £15.3 billion since last year, making him the first ever British-born industrialist to top the list. Ratcliffe the archetypal rags-to-riches story. He grew up on the outskirts of Manchester, where he „he used to count the chimneys he could see from…

These 9 Magic: The Gathering cards are worth a staggering $27,000 — here’s why

These 9 Magic: The Gathering cards are worth a staggering $27,000 — here’s why

Business Insider spoke with Roy Raftery, card game expert and manager of Sneak Attack Games, about a set of cards called the Power Nine. The Power Nine is a set of extremely rare cards in Magic: The Gathering trading card game. They have extremely powerful effects, giving any player who has them a huge advantage…

These 10 popular tech jobs are perfect for people without a tech background — here’s how much they pay

These 10 popular tech jobs are perfect for people without a tech background — here’s how much they pay

REUTERS/Rick Wilking You don’t need a tech background to land good gig in Silicon Valley. In fact, tech giants like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft wouldn’t run without the help of customer service representatives, accountants, and human resources managers. Compensation monitoring site Comparably recently compiled results from more than 14,500 users to determine the most popular…

These croissants are made with charcoal and have no butter — here’s how they tasted

These croissants are made with charcoal and have no butter — here’s how they tasted

Apr. 28, 2018, 3:00 AM 1,548 London cafe Coco di Mama sells a croissant made with activated charcoal. The charcoal gives the pastry its black colour. The croissant is also vegan and made with sunflower margarine instead of butter. The croissants cost £1.80 to take away and £2.15 to eat in. Produced by David Ibekwe.…