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Twitter Chief to Share Shares with Employees

Twitter Chief to Share Shares with Employees

Back last July, Twitter chief Dick Costolo resigned and in stepped co-founder Jack Dorsey to temporarily take his place. Earlier this month, that temporary position became permanen ...

Jobs Market Opens Up for Young People

Jobs Market Opens Up for Young People

It's good news for apprentices and young people leaving school as more and more companies are looking to fill skills gaps in their workforces. This is according to the latest resea ...

Tiny Houses for Families in Need

Tiny Houses for Families in Need

In a world where more and more families are struggling to find affordable housing, one former priest and his family are trying to make a difference. At the moment, former priest Na ...

Do Working Mothers Have More Successful Children?

Do Working Mothers Have More Successful Children?

If you have children or are thinking about it, then you might have given some thought to who will go out to work and who is staying at home to look after the kids. Do you still to ...

Ancient Coin Suggests Earlier Bristol Channel Trading

Ancient Coin Suggests Earlier Bristol Channel Trading

A coin has recently been revealed to the public that suggest maritime activity along the Bristol Channel in Britain began a lot earlier than originally thought. The little lump of ...

“Significant” Oil Find Near Gatwick Airport

“Significant” Oil Find Near Gatwick Airport

According to UK Oil & Gas Investments (UKOG), there could be around 100 billion barrels worth of oil lying underneath the south of England, and it could be removed without havi ...

Graphene Light Bulb to Hit Shelves

Graphene Light Bulb to Hit Shelves

The first consumer product made from graphene is set to go on sale within the next couple of months - light bulbs! Graphene is a super-strong carbon material, a micro-thin layer of ...

Creative Industries to Get Skills Boost

The creative sector is worth around £71 billion per year in the UK, but companies have said that they find it hard to recruit employees who are proficient and up to speed with the latest technologies. To tackle this issue, the Minister for Culture and Digital Economy Ed Vaizey has announced that the government and several creative industries have pledged cash to help fill the skills gap. This will be done t ...

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“Precycling”: Shopping Without the Packaging

A recently opened store in Berlin, Germany, is adding to a growing trend of “precycling” shopping, making packaging a thing of the past! Original Unverpackt (“Originally Unpackaged”) was founded by Milena Glimbovski and Sara Wolf, and opened its doors to the public on 13 September. Customers bring their own containers to the store, have them weighed and labelled, and then they shop. When they get to the til ...

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Microsoft Buys ‘Minecraft’ Creator Mojang

Mojang is the ingenious company behind the hugely popular open-world video game Minecraft, and it has just been bought by tech giant Microsoft for a staggering $2.5 billion (£1.5 billion). The game, described as virtual Lego with extras, allows players to build an entire world using retro Lego-like blocks, while also enabling them to battle other players and explore the huge map of this blocky world. Minecr ...

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New £1 Coin: “Tails” Competition Now Open!

Back in March, we told you about the new pound coin to be introduced by the Royal Mint in 2017, which will include some of the same counterfeit-proof tech found in Britain’s banknotes. When George Osborne made the announcement in this year’s Budget, he explained that one pound coin in every 30 is a fake, which costs both businesses and taxpayers millions every year. So, for the first time in 30-odd years, a ...

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M&S Launches Online Business Course

Retailer Marks and Spencer is entering into the realm of online education, joining up with the University of Leeds to launch a free course on business innovation. The Mooc (massive open online course) will look at some of the innovative business ideas that have been relevant to M&S over the years, drawing from the company’s archive. The M&S archive, which has been held on the Leeds University campus ...

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Tenants to get “Revenge Eviction” Protection

Are you one of the nine million people in the UK that privately rent your home? If so, you could be getting some extra protection from being evicted after making completely justifiable complaints. Sadly, this occurrence is more common than you might think. Some rogue landlords kick tenants from their property for simply making a complaint about something that affects their health and safety, something the l ...

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New Classes to Teach Kids About Money Management

Over the next couple of months, young people in secondary schools will start learning about financial management as part of the national curriculum, in a bid to teach them how to work towards a financially secure future. The changes to the curriculum come after a campaign led by Martin Lewis, the financial advisor behind moneysavingexpert.com. Over 14 million people use the website on a monthly basis, and s ...

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Amazon Partners Up with Shanghai FTZ

Amazon seems to have had its fingers in all the pies over the last couple of months, boosting revenue with its click-and-collect Doddle plans, 3D Printed Products Store, and the latest shock takeover of video-streaming site Twitch. The company is also focusing its efforts on improving its delivery services, including introducing Sunday deliveries in 18 cities in the US. Now the online retail giant is lookin ...

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Wireless Tech for Epilepsy Sufferers

Epilepsy affects one out of every 100 people, with more than 500,000 people in the UK and around 50 million in the world suffering from the condition. But epilepsy is notoriously difficult to diagnose and a sufferer needs to have had more than one seizure for it to be considered because many people have at least one non-epileptic seizure in their lifetime. But that could be about to change with a simple t-s ...

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The Circus Group Vs The Bank

At the end of July, a circus group from Bristol was denied a business account because the bank claimed that some of the troupe’s acts posed a “moral problem” that the bank couldn’t be associated with. But in true Daily Diamond style, there is a silver lining to this story! Joshua Morris and Lucy Tucker started up Circus Uncertainty earlier this year, with 40-odd performers in their ranks. Their acts range f ...

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