The EU’s top privacy official has urged Donald Trump’s administration to adopt an equivalent to Europe’s tough new privacy law as a precursor to broader talks between Brussels and Washington on the transatlantic sharing of data by big business. Vera Jourova, EU commissioner for justice, told the Financial...
A new breed of fintech upstarts has thrown down the gauntlet to the giants of the UK investment platform market. For investors who want to deal in stocks, shares and other listed investments, a crop of commission-free trading services has sprung up that let them do so —...
More than a third of people in the UK believe that losing money or personal information over the internet is now “unavoidable”, a survey has found, in a further sign of growing public concern about online privacy.The research, carried out by Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre, part of...
Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels killed about 100 people and wounded more than 400, a hospital director and police officials told Reuters, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.In just one...
Anyone that wants to make a living from trading Forex needs to understand the basics of the Forex market to a very reasonable extent. By so doing, there will be a high possibility to make a smooth and profitable Forex career. It is quite...
Danielle Peck was working on a project about the town of Margate, on the Kent coast, when she came across the Cecil Hotel and its last occupant, Ivy Gregory. Peck is a photographer with an eye for the joyfully marginal. The Cecil Hotel, at 12 Arthur Road, once fashionably...
Spain this month faces the most wide-open electoral contest since the restoration of democracy that followed the death of Francisco Franco in 1975 and the gradual dismantling of his dictatorship. A proudly modern European country since it closed the chapter opened by the fascist victory against the Spanish...
My best friend left the Financial Times a few weeks ago. She wanted to leave and her departure, after a long notice period, was expected. But it came as no less of a blow. She was lightened and excited by her new horizons. I was left behind. And...
Burning Sun was one of Seoul’s hottest clubs. South Korea’s best looking, famous and ultra-rich youth would pass through a brass-rimmed archway and descend via a red neon-lit staircase into a den of pumping electro music.But now the lights are out at the club in the city’s flashy...
National holidays are usually set well in advance. So when Beijing abruptly announced an extra three days of official holidays in early May, schools and businesses had to scramble to accommodate the new schedule. The sudden change is just one of the measures the Chinese capital has taken to...