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Conflict of interest: Test body for cars in VW emission scandal receives 70pc of funding from companies it services

Nearly 70 per cent of funding for the agency comes from car companies it investigates, lawyers call for robust and transparent probe into the rigged devices by and independent agency 

Nearly 70 per cent of funding for the agency comes from car companies it investigates, lawyers call for robust and transparent probe into the rigged devices by and independent agency 

Conflict of interest: Test body for cars in VW emission scandal receives 70pc of funding from companies it services
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Stop elephant abuse! World Animal Protection renews calls for travel companies to stop selling elephant rides and shows

The chartity says 63 travel companies have signed up to its elephant friendly tourism pledge, signifying a 'major shift' in attitude in the industry

The chartity says 63 travel companies have signed up to its elephant friendly tourism pledge, signifying a 'major shift' in attitude in the industry

Stop elephant abuse! World Animal Protection renews calls for travel companies to stop selling elephant rides and shows
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Nasa scientists find evidence of flowing water on Mars

Liquid water runs down canyons and crater walls over the summer months on Mars, according to researchers who say the discovery raises the odds of the planet being home to some form of life.

Liquid water runs down canyons and crater walls over the summer months on Mars, according to researchers who say the discovery raises the odds of the planet being home to some form of life.

Nasa scientists find evidence of flowing water on Mars
29 Sep 2015 - 1:38AM
Hot wax: Chinese sculptor Zhang Molei recreates North Korea's leaders, large and life-like
29 Apr 2014 - 3:01PM
What does the US government shutdown mean for the global economy?
2 Oct 2013 - 6:02PM
China imprisons four men for selling dead brides for ‘ghost marriages’
5 Mar 2013 - 10:09AM
‘Google for spies’ software tracks social media habits – and predicts future behaviour
11 Feb 2013 - 1:31PM
Living near an airport could increase risk of strokes and heart disease
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Top British firms condemned for prolific use of tax havens
5 Apr 2016 - 3:01PM
Jay-Z and Beyonce accused of ‘propaganda’ for Castro as they holiday in Cuba

Two Republican Congress members have complained to the Obama administration over Jay-Z and Beyonce's trip to Cuba, which is still subject to a trade embargo imposed by the US government that restricts US tourism.

Two Republican Congress members have complained to the Obama administration over Jay-Z and Beyonce's trip to Cuba, which is still subject to a trade embargo imposed by the US government that restricts US tourism.

Jay-Z and Beyonce accused of ‘propaganda’ for Castro as they holiday in Cuba
8 Apr 2013 - 11:34AM
Be careful what you ‘like’: Facebook users reveal secrets, study shows
12 Mar 2013 - 12:28PM
Growing trend of Hollywood’s ‘artistic surrender’ to please China

In Hollywood, the screenwriter William Goldman once observed, “nobody knows anything”. Now, however, everybody knows at least one thing: whatever you do, be nice to China. If your movie features a Chinese villain, change his nationality. If your plot omits a scene in China, insert one - preferably with gleaming skyscrapers. If your production deal lacks a Chinese partner, find one. If Beijing’s censors dislike certain scenes, cut them.

In Hollywood, the screenwriter William Goldman once observed, “nobody knows anything”. Now, however, everybody knows at least one thing: whatever you do, be nice to China. If your movie features a Chinese villain, change his nationality. If your plot omits a scene in China, insert one - preferably with gleaming skyscrapers. If your production deal lacks a Chinese partner, find one. If Beijing’s censors dislike certain scenes, cut them.

Growing trend of Hollywood’s ‘artistic surrender’ to please China
31 May 2013 - 2:13PM
Revealed: How porn addicts’ brains are changed
27 Sep 2013 - 11:42AM
Spain considers saying adios to the siesta
27 Sep 2013 - 11:54AM
British cabinet kept in the dark over vast spying programmes

Former British minister, Chris Huhne, says he was in ‘utter ignorance’ of Prism and Tempora and calls for tighter oversight of security services.

Former British minister, Chris Huhne, says he was in ‘utter ignorance’ of Prism and Tempora and calls for tighter oversight of security services.

British cabinet kept in the dark over vast spying programmes
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Iran passes new bill that lets men marry adopted daughters
27 Sep 2013 - 12:47PM
Britain introduces new visa for Chinese to attract tourists and businessmen

British Chancellor George Osborne today heralded the “next big step” in Britain’s relationship with Beijing when he unveiled a new visa system to make it easier for Chinese business leaders and rich tourists to visit the UK.

British Chancellor George Osborne today heralded the “next big step” in Britain’s relationship with Beijing when he unveiled a new visa system to make it easier for Chinese business leaders and rich tourists to visit the UK.

Britain introduces new visa for Chinese to attract tourists and businessmen
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM