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The European Commission has authorized the consumption of yellow mealworms in the EU

The Tenebrio molitor is commonly referred to as a yellow mealworm. Getty Images / Passakorn_14 The European Commission has now approved the consumption of dried yellow mealworms in the EU. This is the first time an insect has been approved as a "novel food" in the EU. The bugs are high in essential amino acids and can be eaten as a snack or used as a food ingredient. See more stories on Insider's business page. As of Monday, May 3, the European food industry and consumers in all the EU...
Tags: Tech Insider, Tech Contributors, Sustainability, International, International Contributors, Life, Life Contributors, Nordic, UK, BI International, Business Insider España, Bugs, Insects, Edible insects, Edible Bug, FAO


UK sends patrol vessels as 80 French protest boats gather off Jersey

Downing Street dispatches armed boats to ‘monitor situation’ amid row over post-Brexit rules on fishing rightsTwo British naval patrol vessels have arrived off the coast of Jersey as about 80 French boats also gathered at the port in St Helier in protest over post-Brexit rules on fishing rights.HMS Severn and HMS Tamar were deployed a mile off the coast of Jersey while observing the French flotilla amassing at about 6am south of the Channel Island’s capital before it headed into the port just be...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, World news, Military, Foreign Policy, Royal Navy, Channel Islands, Brexit, Jersey, St Helier, Channel Island, Fishing Industry


Video shows 2 boats colliding amid a standoff between the UK and France over Brexit fishing rights

Sky News Two boats collided near the Channel island of Jersey amid Britain and France's fishing dispute. Sky News reported that a French boat "rammed" a British vessel. French boats gathered to protest Brexit fishing restrictions, and both countries sent patrol boats. See more stories on Insider's business page. Video footage shows two boats colliding in the English Channel as France and the UK face off over fishing rights.The video, published by Sky News, appears to show a boat w...
Tags: Politics, UK, France, Trends, Speed, Britain, News UK, Boris Johnson, Sky News, Brexit, Jersey, Sinead Baker, ITV News Channel TV


Bank of England boosts 2021 UK growth forecast to 7.25% in wake of successful vaccine rollout

The Bank of England kept interest rates on hold. John Sibley/Reuters The Bank of England sharply increased its forecast for 2021 UK economic growth to 7.25%. It cited the successful rollout of coronavirus vaccines and falling COVID-19 cases. The BoE held interest rates at 0.1% and kept its bond-buying programme steady. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The Bank of England sharply upgraded its forecasts for the UK economy on Thursday, citing the succe...
Tags: UK, Israel, US, Trends, Bank Of England, United Kingdom, Bank, MPC, Capital Economics, Harry Robertson, Thomas Pugh, John Sibley Reuters


Boris Johnson has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power to island in Brexit fishing protest

Boris Johnson has sent two gunboats to Jersey as French boats gather to protest over Brexit fishing rights. Getty The UK has sent British gunboats to Jersey amid tensions with France over Brexit fishing rights. Around 80 French boats have assembled to demand greater access to the island's fishing waters. France has threatened to cut power to the island. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two British gunboats dispatched by Boris Johnson to Jersey have arrived after around ...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Navy, France, Trends, Britain, Labour, Boris Johnson, Getty, Johnson, Downing Street, Brexit, Jersey, John Healey, Reuters


The UK has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power to island in Brexit fishing row

Boris Johnson has sent two gunboats to Jersey as French boats gather to protest over Brexit fishing rights. Getty The UK has sent gunboats to Jersey amid tensions over Brexit fishing rights on the island. Around 80 French boats have assembled to demand greater access to the island's fishing waters. France has also sent a patrol boat while threatening to cut power to the island. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two British gunboats dispatched by Boris Johnson to Jersey h...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, Navy, France, Trends, Britain, Labour, Boris Johnson, Getty, Johnson, Downing Street, Brexit, Jersey, John Healey, Reuters


UK sends gunboats to Jersey as 80 French vessels gather in St Helier

Downing Street dispatches navy ships to ‘monitor situation’ amid row over post-Brexit rules on fishing rightsTwo British naval gunboats have arrived off the coast of Jersey as about 80 French boats also gathered at the port in St Helier in protest over post-Brexit rules on fishing rights.HMS Severn and HMS Tamar held back while observing the French flotilla amassing at about 6am south of the Channel Island capital before heading into the port just before 7am. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, World news, Military, Foreign Policy, Royal Navy, Channel Islands, Downing Street, Brexit, Jersey, St Helier, Channel Island


UK sends gunboats to Jersey as 80 French vessels protest in St Helier

Downing Street dispatches navy ships to ‘monitor situation’ amid row over post-Brexit rules on fishing rightsTwo British naval gunboats have arrived off the coast of Jersey as about 80 French boats also gathered at the port in St Helier in protest over post-Brexit rules on fishing rights.HMS Severn and HMS Tamar were deployed a mile off the coast of Jersey while observing the French flotilla amassing at about 6am south of the Channel Island capital before it headed into the port just before 7am....
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, World news, Military, Foreign Policy, Royal Navy, Channel Islands, Downing Street, Brexit, Jersey, St Helier, Channel Island


Inside Unilever's program that allows employees to try out new jobs and gig working opportunities at the company

BI Graphics Unilever CEO Alan Jope mentioned their approach to the future of work in a recent earnings call. Unilever Unilever is investing in full-time jobs for project-based work and flexible part-time opportunities. Using an internal platform, employees can help out on different projects across the organization. The company is rethinking roles, structures, and departments as a result. This article is part of a series called "Future of Work," which examines how business lead...
Tags: UK, China, Careers, Trends, Unilever, Ibm, Hull, ADP, Nordic, Talent Management, Unilever Unilever, Otake, Alan Jope, Internal Mobility, Edit Series, Google-future-of-work


Dr. Fauci explains why COVID-19 vaccines work much better than natural immunity to protect you from the coronavirus

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, gives a thumbs up after receiving his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci discussed new data suggesting that COVID-19 vaccines "can do better than nature." People who've had prior infections saw their immune response to COVID-19 drastically improve after receiving mRNA...
Tags: UK, Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Public Health, South Africa, Brazil, National Institutes of Health, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Fauci, Bethesda Maryland, Immunity, Moderna


The 3 best bark collars and deterrents in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky If you've already tried training methods preferred by the Humane Society, you may want to try a non-static bark collar. Types of no-shock bark collars include spray collars, ultrasonic collars, and vibration collars. Always consult your veterinarian before introducing a bark collar to your dog. This article was medically reviewed by Karie Johnson, veterinarian and co-founder of VIP Vet Visit, a mobile vet service in the south suburbs of Chicago. Bark coll...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, UK, Trends, Features, Chicago, Buying Guide, Humane Society, American Kennel Club, Petco, University of Lincoln, Insider Picks Guides, Best Guides, Guide Update, IP Freelance, Pets (Reviews


One dose of Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine was highly effective at preventing coronavirus in older people, real-world data from South Korea suggests

Worshippers wearing face masks have their temperature taken as they attend a prayer ceremony entitled 'overcoming and healing the COVID-19 coronavirus', while marking Buddha's birthday at the Jo gye Buddhist temple in Seoul on April 30, 2020. ED JONES/AFP via Getty Images One dose of Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccines was more than 86% effective at preventing COVID-19, data shows. South Korean health officials said Tuesday that more than 520,000 Koreans over 60 had had a single sho...
Tags: Health, South Korea, UK, Science, Scotland, Trends, Healthcare, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Oxford University, Seoul, Lancet, Buddha, BioNtech, Coronavirus


Fast-fashion giant Boohoo unscathed by COVID-19 crisis and modern slavery allegations as sales surge in 2020, analysts say

Fast-fashion giant Boohoo released its annual results. Boohoo Fast-fashion giant Boohoo Plc reported its annual results for fiscal 2021 on Wednesday. Sales were up 41% during the 12 month period ending in February 2021 versus the year before. Analysts say the company has emerged "unscathed" from the pandemic and modern slavery allegations. See more stories on Insider's business page. 2020 could have been a disastrous year for fast-fashion giant Boohoo. Not only did it have a global pan...
Tags: UK, Trends, Sunday Times, Boohoo, Salter, GlobalData, Carol Kane, Mahmud Kamani, Mary Hanbury, Boohoo Plc, Emily Salter, PrettyLittleThing Nasty Gal and Coast


Two coronavirus cases have been confirmed among the Indian delegation attending the London G7 meeting

G7 Foreign Ministers (left to right): European High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, German Foreign Affairs Minister Heiko Maas, Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau, and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Ben Stansall/POOL/AFP via Getty Images India's...
Tags: UK, England, London, News, India, US, Trends, Britain, Italy, Cornwall, World Health Organization, G7, State, Heiko Maas, Brazil India, Lancaster House


US and European stocks reverse losses as Yellen signals inflation won't hurt recovery and commodities rally

Bryan R. Smith / AFP via Getty Images US and European stocks recovered on Tuesday after a switch in Janet Yellen's tone. She assured markets a rate hike is neither something she was predicting nor recommending. Surging commodity prices pushed UK mining stocks higher, lifted by recovery sentiment. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stocks rose slightly on Wednesday after Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said she doesn't expect inflation to b...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Europe, UK, London, US, Trends, Frankfurt, Treasury, Deutsche Bank, Janet Yellen, Novo Nordisk, Nasdaq, Dax, Yellen, Fed


Ikea UK to buy back unwanted furniture in recycling push

Group pledges to shift towards model where items for sale can be reused, recycled or rejiggedThe UK’s biggest furniture retailer, Ikea, will launch a scheme to buy back unwanted furniture from customers to resell as part of the Swedish group’s efforts to reduce its impact on the environment.The group has pledged to shift towards a circular model of consumption where items it sells can be reused, recycled or rejigged rather than dumped. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, UK, Environment, Retail industry, Ethical and green living, Ikea, Recycling, Waste, Ikea UK


UK and India agree to let more young people in

Up to 3,000 18 to 30-year-olds a year to be allowed to work in each other's countries under a new deal.
Tags: Business, UK, India


The problem with our noisy planet

Noise is a belittled threat that disrupts the functioning of people, animals, even plants. It causes stress, provokes aggression, increases the risk of heart disease. Blocking the issue of noise can bring catastrophic consequences for us.Morning coffee. I set up my laptop in the garden. All I can hear is the morning chirping of birds. Nothing to bother me. Suddenly, the roar of a chainsaw tears into the idyllic scenery. Actually, it's two chainsaws, which the new neighbours are using to massacre...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, New York City, US, Samsung, Los Angeles, Eu, Rome, Public Health, Cities, Canada, Pollution, Idaho, Innovation, Poland


Critics say a wealth tax wouldn't work. Argentina just brought in $2.4 billion with one.

Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Natacha Pisarenko/AP A one-off tax on Argentinian's wealthiest brought in around $2.4 billion for pandemic recovery. The measure was passed in December, as worldwide critics of wealth taxes said they weren't feasible. Critics say they're difficult to implement, and the ultrawealthy will dodge them, but Argentina raised more than expected. See more stories on Insider's business page. A one-off wealth tax on the wealthiest Argentinians bro...
Tags: UK, Congress, America, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Bbc, Argentina, International Monetary Fund, Biden, Buenos Aires, Imf, Buenos Aires Argentina, Angus Deaton, Leon Cooperman, Congress Read


VIDEO: British Royal Marines have been practicing storming a ship at sea with jet packs

A Royal Marine in a jet pack launches from a fast boat to board a Royal Navy ship. Screenshot from Gravity Industries video Gravity Industries has released a new video of Royal Marines in jet suits assaulting a ship at sea. In the video, Royal Marines can be seen launching from fast boats wearing the jet suits. The company believes its technology could revolutionize military maritime boarding operations. See more stories on Insider's business page. British Royal Marines have been pract...
Tags: UK, International, Trends, Britain, Royal Navy, Guinness World Records, Royal Marines, Elizabeth, US Special Forces, Royal Marine, Great North Air Ambulance Service, Jet pack, Tech Insider, British Royal Marines, Richard Browning, Gravity Industries


Pandora is ditching mined diamonds for lab-grown stones that cost as little as $350. It's the first major jewelry company to make the move.

Pandora's new lab-grown diamonds collection. Courtesy of Pandora Pandora said it would no longer use mined diamonds in its jewelry. The company is hoping to woo a new customer base with cheaper, lab-grown stones that are more sustainable. The production of lab-grown diamonds has grown in the past two years, while rough diamond production has fallen. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pandora is the first major jewelry brand to promise to stop using mined diamonds in any...
Tags: UK, Trends, Bbc, Pandora, Diamonds, Retail, Bain Company, MEGHAN MARKLE, Pandora Pandora, Mary Hanbury, Alexander Lacik, Lacik, Lab-grown diamonds


US commanders say 5th-gen fighters will be 'critical' in a war. Here's how F-35s and F-22s stack up to Russia's and China's best jets.

Two US Air Force F-22s, top, and two F-35s. USAF The US's newest fifth-generation fighter, the F-35, is again under fire from Congress. Despite lawmakers' displeasure with it, US military commanders say the jet is indispensable. The commanders all see Russia's and China's fifth-generation fighters as major concerns. See more stories on Insider's business page. The F-35's cost and procurement issues have once again put the advanced fighter jet in Congress' sights...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Japan, Florida, UK, Congress, Indonesia, Senate, China, Iraq, Russia, US, International, Trends, Spain, Syria


Goldman Sachs plans to get US staff back in the office by mid-June, according to a report

Goldman Sachs' CEO David Solomon. Danny Moloshok/Reuters Goldman Sachs wants to get US staff back in the office by mid-June, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. The rumours come as Wall Street decides whether to let employees work remotely, in the office, or both. CEO David Solomon has said that remote work has had an "enormous impact" on bank operations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Goldman Sachs is planning to get US employees back to the office by mid...
Tags: UK, London, Finance, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Jp Morgan, Bank, Goldman Sachs, Jamie Dimon, Investment Bank, Jpmorgan, David Solomon, Dimon, Pandemic, Goldman Sachs CEO


Pfizer climbs after boosting its 2021 COVID-19 vaccine sales forecast by 73%

Oil markets surged in the hours after Pfizer announced positive results from its coronavirus vaccine study. Dado Ruvic/Reuters Shares of Pfizer rose on Tuesday after the drugmaker raised its COVID-19 forecast for 2021. The company now expects vaccine revenues of around $26 billion, 73% higher than the $15 billion initial target. In the first quarter, Pfizer said its vaccine drew $3.5 billion in sales during the first quarter from more than 50 countries. Sign up here for our daily newslette...
Tags: UK, New York, Israel, US, Trends, Canada, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Moderna, BioNtech, Bourla, COVID, Isabelle Lee, Johnson Johnson Albert Bourla Pfizer CEO


£1bn UK-India trade deals will create 6,000 UK jobs, says PM

The deals will create new jobs in the health and tech sectors, Boris Johnson says.
Tags: Business, UK, Boris Johnson, UK India


10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Traders and financial professionals work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Drew Angerer/Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly markets analysis.1. US markets dip after tech stocks dropped despite widely positive earnings. See . 2. The Oakland A's are selling pairs of tickets for 100 Dogecoin. The cryptocurrency, which started as a joke, has accelerated ...
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US markets dip after a lag in high-flying tech stocks, while European stocks trade higher on reopening confidence

Xinhua via Getty US stocks slipped on Tuesday after lagging mega-cap tech stocks dragged the Nasdaq lower. An investment chief said investors should be careful to avoid over-allocation of tech mega-caps. European stocks traded higher over a plan to reopen the continent to holidaymakers. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US markets edged lower on Tuesday after mega-cap technology stocks dropped despite largely upbeat quarterly results over the past w...
Tags: Hong Kong, Japan, UK, London, Microsoft, France, China, US, Trends, Eu, Bank Of England, Ubs, European Commission, Deutsche Bank, Quantitative Easing, Nasdaq


An anonymous crypto advocate projected messages championing bitcoin on the walls of the Bank of England and the UK Parliament

@DominicFrisby/Twitter A secretive crypto backer used laser-beamed messages to slam conventional institutions in the UK. "Bitcoin fixes this" and "printing money is stealing from the poor" were some messages seen. The original image is already up for sale as an NFT by an artist listed as "Fraz." Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. An unidentified crypto fan last week expressed their frustration by using a laser projector on traditional powerful instit...
Tags: Twitter, UK, England, London, Trends, Bank Of England, Parliament, Ben, NFT, Frisby, Mike Novogratz, Dominic Frisby, Shalini Nagarajan, UK Bitcoin, Fraz Sign, Parliament One Twitter


Amazon had sales income of €44bn in Europe in 2020 but paid no corporation tax

Despite lockdown surge the firm’s Luxembourg unit made a €1.2bn loss and therefore paid zero corporation taxFresh questions have been raised over Amazon’s tax planning after its latest corporate filings in Luxembourg revealed that the company collected record sales income of €44bn (£38bn) in Europe last year but did not have to pay any corporation tax to the Grand Duchy.Accounts for Amazon EU Sarl, through which it sells products to hundreds of millions of households in the UK and across Europe,...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, Business, UK, Technology, Internet, World news, E-commerce, Tax Avoidance, Corporate Governance, Luxembourg, Tax Havens, Amazon EU Sarl


Ocugen jumps 27% after its COVID-19 vaccine shows potential effectiveness against virus variants

lechatnoir/Getty Images Shares of Ocugen jumped 27% on Monday after the company announced positive news related to its COVID-19 vaccine. The company said Covaxin has shown signs of potential effectiveness against three variants of the coronavirus. Covaxin is India's COVID-19 vaccine, which Ocugen is codeveloping for the US market. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Shares of Ocugen jumped 27% to a near two-month high on Monday after the biopharma...
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