BP oil-spill trial postponed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — The long-awaited trial into the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been postponed at the eleventh hour to give BP more time to reach a settlement. more…

1-in-7 sell drugs to pay for Cambridge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY MAIL) — One in seven Cambridge students is dealing drugs to help pay their way through university, according to a survey. It found many claim that they more…

Employers seek to de-text messages

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EXPRESS) — School leavers are being sent back to the classroom by their employers to “de-text” their language. Bosses say increasing numbers of young recruits are unable to more…

Student debt stifling home sales

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESSWEEK) — Roshell Schenck has a Ph.D. in pharmacy and earns $125,000 a year. Yet, because she has more than $110,000 in student loan debt, counselors have told more…

Green company gets $390 million, lays off 125

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) — A123 Systems, an electric car battery company once touted as a stimulus "success story" by former Gov. Jennifer Granhom, D-Mich., has laid off 125 employees more…

Buffett: I was 'dead wrong' on housing market

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Saturday that he was "dead wrong" with a prediction that the U.S. housing market would begin to recover by now, but he remains more…

How counterfeiting keeps N. Korea afloat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- U.S. negotiators are heading into a second day of what have been dubbed "serious and substantial" talks with North Korean officials. Yet amidst all the discussion of how more…

Having older employees 'better for business'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Having employees between the ages of 45 and 67 increases a business' productivity, the German government announced on Tuesday in a report examining age-equality in the workplace. The more…

How to profit from the Oscars online

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Traders have solidified their positions on the Oscar prediction markets — and if the wisdom of crowds holds true, Sunday will be a big night for "The Artist," more…