The fall in the value of the pound has helped boost Boxing Day sales in the West End, with international shoppers taking advantage of the exchange rate. The Bank of England has admitted its dire warnings of a downturn ...

In a country famous for languid vacations and generous retirement, the French government this week made its first attempt to rein in a familiar scourge of modern work life: the always-on email blitz. Even in Paris, ...

Spoiler alert: vacation is over. If you’re like most entrepreneurs this week, you’re tackling an overflowing inbox and juggling a crammed calendar, while trying to mentally check back into the grind. We’ve all ...

Just because France has officially added restrictions to work-related emails after hours, don't hold your breath that your government will do the same. Instead, follow France's lead and pretend your "right to ...

In all the decades I have worked, I have never once used the "out-of-office" notification for my emails. I'm not sure whether that's because in my first career, as a full-time journalist, we were always encouraged to be ...

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. Just say "non." That's how many French workers might channel Nancy Reagan, as they celebrate the introduction of a new law on ...

A nuclear reactor in Washington state came back online over the weekend after an equipment malfunction caused an emergency shutdown. Washington state’s power company, Energy Northwest, said that the Columbia ...

SATURDAY, Dec. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite the best of intentions, some gifts just fall flat and end up getting returned. How can there be such a disconnect between giver and recipient? A new study suggests ...

A faulty substation forced a nuclear reactor in Washington into emergency shutdown Sunday for reasons that remain unclear. The substation went offline for reasons that may be related to extremely cold weather, but ...

Net admin pilot fish gets word that the security camera system at a remote facility isn't recording, so he connects remotely to the digital video recorder to check the settings. "Turns out that, on this particular DVR, ...

It’s quite exciting to see “Super Mario Run” finally hit the market and race straight to the top of the download charts. Moving in the opposite direction are Nintendo’s shares. That’s because we’re once ...

Many of us recognize that familiar feeling of eagerly tearing open a carefully wrapped gift box only to reveal a terrible woolen sweater, a creepy figurine with vacant eyes or a set of crystal “knife rests” for the ...

Capcom could be penalizing gamers who rage-quit in the middle of matches, holding them accountable for their online behavior in Street Fighter V. How are they doing this? Well, they might implement a new series of ...

Courtesy NeoGAF user Moaradin Street Fighter 5 has been rife with rage quitters since its launch back in February, and now it seems like Capcom is getting ready to dish out some new penalties for those who disconnect ...

BMW is in the final stages of development of a new M5 and we hear the car will be unlike any of its predecessors. That’s because the car will be coming with an all-wheel-drive system, which was confirmed by M boss ...

Squid and chips - hardly a household favorite at the moment but a new study suggests traditional cold-water fish like cod and haddock are disappearing from Britain's warming waters.A report on fish populations in the ...

We all know that "reality TV" is often lacking in the reality department, but it's sometimes surprising just where the disconnect happens. For the HGTV home renovation and real estate series Flip or Flop, the issue was ...

It’s one of the most enduring rituals of the presidential transition: On Inauguration Day, one first family returns to its home town, while the next moves into the White House. But come January, this tradition will ...

It's one of the most enduring rituals of the presidential transition: On Inauguration Day, one first family returns to its home town, while the next moves into the White House.But come January, this tradition will be ...

It’s one of the most enduring rituals of the presidential transition: On Inauguration Day, one first family returns to its home town, while the next moves into the White House. But come January, this tradition will ...