Image copyright Getty Images Uber has fired more than 20 people, and is taking other actions against staff, after a harassment investigation. The taxi-app firm said the sackings related to sexual harassment, bullying and issues about poor company culture. Uber has been under fire over its treatment of women staff…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The researchers used body cam footage in their research California police officers speak less respectfully to members of the public who are black than to those who are white, researchers studying body camera footage say. Scientists developed a way to measure levels of respect,…

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Image copyright NASA/JPL-Caltech Image caption Artwork: The planet, named KELT-9b, orbits its star about 650 light-years from us Scientists have found a hellish world where the “surface” of the planet is over 4,000C – almost as hot as our Sun. In part, that’s because KELT-9b’s host star is itself very…

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WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump will nominate a former George W. Bush administration official who authored legal memos authorizing interrogation techniques widely regarded as torture for a job in the Trump administration. Steven G. Bradbury, the former acting head of the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, will be nominated general…

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The work for hire terms at Segura, a design firm in Chicago. My three favorite bits: 1. “Time is money. More time is more money.” 2. “If you want something that’s been done before, use that.” 3. The pro bono amendments. You give me money, I’ll give you creative.I’ll start…

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Image copyright AFP Saudi Arabia’s aviation authority has formally withdrawn Qatar’s licence to land and fly in the country. Saudi’s General Authority of Civil Aviation also ordered its offices to to be closed within 48 hours. In a statement, the authority also said licences granted to Qatar Airways’ employees would…

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Image copyright PA Savers will be able to save cash into the government’s new Lifetime Individual Savings Account (Isa) for the first time from Thursday. Skipton Building Society is launching a product with an interest rate of 0.5%. Currently only three providers are offering the Lifetime ISA, but those require…

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