Business investment picked up only modestly in the second quarter after falling in the first, suggesting a key engine of economic growth last year may be cooling. The Office for National Statistics said investment rose 0.
Years of economic policy mistakes after the fall of Saddam Hussein left unemployed young Iraqis easy targets for recruitment by al Qaeda and other insurgents, a U.S. Defense Department official said on Sunday.
Years of economic policy mistakes after the fall of Saddam Hussein left unemployed young Iraqis easy targets for recruitment by al Qaeda and other insurgents, a U.S. Defence Department official said on Sunday.
The delicate sheets of gold used to decorate Kyoto's Golden Pavilion Temple, first built in Japan's ancient capital over 600 years ago, have found a new application for modern Japanese women -- as facials.
The $1.5 billion, S-shaped bridge that will link Ningbo and Shanghai is graceful testimony to the huge sums that China is investing in infrastructure to keep raising the potential of the world's fourth-largest economy.
Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury has been inundated with orders for the final installment about the boy wizard and hopes a book on billionaire investor Warren Buffett will become one of its new best-sellers. Demand for British author J.K.