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FT and McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize

This prize honours their legacy but also opens a new chapter by encouraging young writers and researchers to identify and analyse the business trends of the future. The inaugural prize will be awarded to the best proposal for a book about the challenges and opportunities of growth. Only writers who are under 35 on November 11 2014 (the day the priz [...] Read more ...

via Ft-live
29 Jul 2014

How To Die: WW1 poem animation

To coincide with the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI, actor David Harewood narrates an animated interpretation of the poem How To Die by Siegfried Sassoon for BBC Newsnight [...] Read more ...

via Bbc
29 Jul 2014

Breaking news on Ukraine protests over EU agreement delay

More than 100,000 people gathered on Nov. 24, 2013, in the Ukrainian capital Kiev in defiance of the government's move to delay an association deal with the EU. Opposition leaders joined the protest, said to be the largest since the Orange Revolution in 2004.Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said the decision not to sign the deal was motivated [...] Read more ...

via Breakingnews
29 Jul 2014