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June 21, 2017 5:52 PM France's Macron taps relative unknowns in government reshuffle

PARIS, June 21 (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron named a group of relative unknowns to senior government posts on Wednesday in a reshuffle after allies from the centre-right MoDem party said they were resigning. MoDem has become embroiled in a legal probe into claims that it misused EU parliamentary funds and its importance as an ally has subsided 5

June 21, 2017 5:40 AM 'We had to be very quiet': British tourist reveals how she was taken to 'secret, off-limits' floor of North Korean hotel by the same tour company which arranged Otto Warmbier's fatal trip

A British tourist has revealed how she was taken to a 'secret' floor of a North Korean hotel by the same tour company which arranged American student Otto Warmbier's fatal trip to the country. The woman, who has chosen to remain anonymous, visited a hotel on an island in Pyongyang's river as part of a nine-day trip with Young Pioneer Tours in 2011. She told DailyMail 8

June 21, 2017 5:02 AM Startup Cybereason raises $100 million from SoftBank

June 21 (Reuters) - Cybereason said on Wednesday it received $100 million in investment from its biggest investor SoftBank Corp, as the cybersecurity-focused startup looks to develop new technologies and increase distribution channels. SoftBank, a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp, is also one of Cybereason's biggest customer and distribution partner 5

June 20, 2017 11:18 PM British nanotech invention quadruples microscope magnification power

A British nanotech invention has revolutionised the humble optical microscope by quadrupling its magnification power to a level far beyond what could previously be achieved with visible light. The new technology makes it possible for the first time to view the structure of viruses with a regular microscope, not one that uses electron beams or X-rays 5

June 19, 2017 11:01 PM Kent animal charity calls for end of hatching chicks in classrooms

An animal charity is warning against a growing trend of hatching chicks in classrooms. Many schools and nurseries are using so-called chick kits so children can see chickens hatch from eggs as part of their learning. But Anim-Mates Animal Rescue is urging teachers to reconsider taking such a project on. The Ash-based charity, which used to operate out of Medway 6

June 16, 2017 5:01 PM Serbia's first gay PM-designate honored by nomination

VRNJACKA BANJA, Serbia (AP) - Serbia's Prime Minister-designate Ana Brnabic said Friday it would be an honor to serve the country, even as some furious early reaction suggested that it could become an ordeal for the first female and openly gay person to head the conservative nation's government. President Aleksandar Vucic choice of Brnabic, currently 6

June 16, 2017 1:26 PM Emmanuel Macron Rivals Trump's 'America First' With Plan To Make Europe Great Again

But while Macron’s platform is avowedly liberal both economically and socially, his plans for European trade have a distinctly protectionist flavor. You might even say he wants to “make Europe great again” and “put Europe first.” Or something. More than a third of French voters backed the hard-right, Euroskeptic protectionism of Marine Le Pen in the recent 11

June 14, 2017 3:00 PM New economists' poll suggests chances of 'hard Brexit' receding

Reuters' survey of City experts finds majority opining that a 'hard Brexit' option might be off the table. The likelihood of the UK exiting the European Union single market at the conclusion of Brexit talks, loosely dubbed as a 'hard Brexit', is receding, according to a new survey of City economists. May and her Conservative party ended up with 318 members 15

June 13, 2017 5:18 PM Uber: Travis Kalanick's rollercoaster reign

There is no doubt that Travis Kalanick, the billionaire founder of the Uber lift-sharing platform, built a company that is one of the giants of Silicon Valley. However, recent months have seen him make a series of apologies for both his own behaviour and that of members of his leadership team. He has now told staff he is going to take some time away from the firm. He is set to have fewer 16

June 13, 2017 3:02 PM E3 2017: Nyko Unveils Its Latest in Nintendo Switch and Gear VR Accessories

It’s that time of year again, E3 is that annual tradition when many game companies make their major announcements for what they have coming in the following year. Nyko has no shortage of new peripherals for various items for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Gear VR, and Hardcore Gamer has a list straight from the source that lists when we can expect 8