Disney That spoonful of sugar will soon be taxed. It may not be George Orwell’s “1984″ just yet, but Britain already ranks in the top 3 in the EU for government interference, according to a report on Thursday. The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has released its “Nanny State Index,” which ranks EU countries based […]

REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha Tourists take pictures at Mai Khao Beach, as a plane approaches the Phuket International Airport in Phuket, Thailand March 17, 2016. With its palm-fringed beaches, Buddhist culture and racy nightlife, Thailand has been the poster child for Asian tourism for decades, attracting a range of visitors from backpackers and adventure-seekers, to families and […]

Reuters Brazilian presidential candidate for the Ruling Workers Party (PT) Dilma Rousseff attends a meeting with Brazilian governors in Brasilia October 4, 2010. If Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is impeached in her country’s lower house next month, it will be part of a bigger story than just Brazil’s. It will be the continuation of what […]

Larry Fink’s investment giant, BlackRock, is reportedly planning some job cuts. The firm, which manages $ 4.6 trillion in assets, is planing to cut up to 400 jobs, according to Bloomberg’s Sabrina Willmer and Kiel Porter. The cuts would affect about 3% of BlackRock’s 13,000 employees. Fink in January predicted that there would be layoffs around […]