Trump ultimately wants a world with no trade tariffs: White House advisor

Trump ultimately wants a world with no trade tariffs: White House advisor

White House legislative director Marc Short told CNBC that President Donald Trump wants trade to be on a “level playing field.” “The tariffs are part of an effort to get us to hopefully one day where we have true free and fair trade, in which there are no tariffs,” Short said on “Squawk Box” on […]

Neutral's choice: who are rest of the world supporting at the World Cup?

Neutral's choice: who are rest of the world supporting at the World Cup?

Austria Who are you cheering for? Belgium. Good beer is essential for football. In this respect Belgium contributes the most to the game. They deserve my loyalty. Who are you cheering against? Germany. Let’s talk about something different for a change. Bolivia Who are you cheering supporting? Argentina, because I want to see Lionel Messi […]

Slovenian nationalist party set for power after winning election

Slovenian nationalist party set for power after winning election

Slovenia’s president has said he will offer a mandate to form the government to a rightwing opposition leader whose party won the most votes in Sunday’s parliamentary elections. Borut Pahor said Janez Janša should be given a chance to gather a parliamentary majority after his anti-immigration Slovenian Democratic party won some 25% of the vote. […]

Argentina World Cup 2018 team guide: tactics, key players and expert predictions

Argentina World Cup 2018 team guide: tactics, key players and expert predictions

This article is part of the Guardian’s 2018 World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 32 countries who have qualified for Russia. theguardian.com is running previews from two countries each day in the run-up to the tournament kicking off on 14 June. There are no solid arguments […]

'Moore's Revenge' is upon us and will make the world weird

'Moore's Revenge' is upon us and will make the world weird

Earlier this year I lamented the inevitable death of Moore’s Law – crushed between process node failures and exploits attacking execution efficiencies. Yet that top line failure of Moore’s Law hides the fact that chips in general are now cheap. So cheap that the cost of making a device ‘smart’ – whether that means, aware, […]

Can you solve it? World Cup arithmetic

Can you solve it? World Cup arithmetic

Hi guzzlers, The World Cup is almost upon us, so here’s a puzzle to get you in the mood. England, Tunisia, Belgium and Panama make up Group G. Imagine that once they have all played each other the table looks like this. If you know only that England beat Tunisia 3-0, can you deduce the […]

#Tankman2018: hero of Tiananmen protest remembered across globe

#Tankman2018: hero of Tiananmen protest remembered across globe

Chinese citizens around the world are remembering the lone man, armed with nothing more than two shopping bags, who stepped in front of a row of tanks moving down the streets of Beijing in 1989. Better known as “Tank Man”, he is one of the most enduring images of China’s violent military crackdown on democracy […]

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