John Lewis shares £194 mln bonus pot
UK retailer John Lewis beat expectations to pay a bumber bonus to its staff of 18 percent but warned of tougher times ahead.
Portugal bond yield hits record high
Portugal's ten-year and two-year bond yields hit a euro lifetime-high, as the government held a bond auction and said yields are unsustainable long-term.
The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band
The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band performs at the Library of Congress. Speaker Biography: The Not Too Bad Bluegrass Band formed in 1987, playing local venues around Bloomington, Indiana. Original members included Jeff White, who went on to play with superstars like Alison Krauss and Vince Gill; singer-songwriter Bob Lucas; and Lisa Germano, who later played fiddle with John Mellencamp's band. The current members have their own musical history. Brian Lappin played with bluegrass legends Jimmy Marti
China 'a developing country'
By 2015, China aims to be the world's leading overseas investor, says Ambassador Liu Xiaoming. Chinese investors are looking for profitable markets, including the UK, where their interests focus on the infrastructure and service sectors, natural resources, manufacturing as well as banking and finance.
Verkeersregelaar als baan: Traffic-Security.nl
Traffic security is een jonge onderneming die zich heeft gespecialiseerd in uitzenden,detacheren en werving&selectie van verkeersregelaars. Ga voor meer info naar www.traffic-security.nl http://www.traffic-security.nl/
FORMATIC – Paris 2011 – La question de l ethique dans le domaine de l innovation des TIC Sante
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Titre : FORMATIC – Paris 2011 – La question de l'éthique dans le domaine de l'innovation des TIC Santé
Auteur : LUCAS Jacques
Conférence enregistrée lors du congrès international FORMATIC PARIS 2011. Atelier TIC et pratiques innovantes au service de la formation des professionnels de la santé. Président de séance Antoine TESNIERE (Université Paris Descartes projet ILumens), modérateur Yannick MOTEL (délégué géné
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Zoom into a 3D fractal box
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/03/travel-into-3d-fractals.html
Dr. Craig Nation discusses "The Caucasus,
Dr. Nation discusses the countries and regions of the Caucasus, their identity with their neighbors--Russia, Iran and Turkey, and their energy resources.
Growing Power: Agriculture
Shows how using recycled material can help grow vegetables all year around.
"Gascoigne's Lullaby" by George Gascoyne (poetry reading)
This is a 16th century poem - the poet is not to be confused with another George Gascoyne, the 19th century painter. He considered himself to be old - but he only lived to be 42. The man with the child was painted by Thomas Faed in 1868 - it's called "Worn Out". The babe in arms is from a painting by William-Adolphe Bouguereau http://www.bouguereau.org/ I don't know who did the oil-painting of the girl at the end. It's very pretty. You can download it as a screen background here: http:/
Egypt's Copts mourn their dead
Egyptian Coptic Christians hold a funeral for those killed in Tuesday's (March 8) sectarian clashes in Cairo.
Radical cleric to face terror charges
A Jakarta judge rules that Indonesian Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir will stand trial on seven terrorism charges.
Bombs fall on rebel-held Ras Lanuf
Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi bombard rebel positions in Ras Lanuf.
Moody's cuts Spain rating
Moody's downgrades Spain's debt rating on eve of summit to tackle euro zone crisis.
Ghana's illegal China mining trade
Ghana's authorities act to tackle illegal mining trade by Chinese entrepreneurs.
Squatters seize Gaddafi London mansion
Squatters vow to occupy the multi million dollar home of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son until the property's assets are returned to the Libyan people.
Wall St. tumbles
Summary of business headlines: Wall Street off to a rocky start due to global economic concerns; General Motors' chief financial officer quits.
Pro-Gaddafi forces strike rebel heartland
Libyan army fires on rebel positions between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jawad, towns near important oil terminals.
Gaddafi's son: Libya will never surrender
Muammar Gaddafi's most prominent son, Saif, said Libya would defeat the rebels, even if Western powers intervened. Jon Decker reports.
GM exec's surprise move
The resignation of General Motors CFO Chris Liddell came as a surprise, and is rekindling concerns about how well General Motors' new management team is working together.