A huge new leak of financial documents has revealed how the powerful and ultra-wealthy, including the Queen's private estate, secretly invest vast amounts of cash in offshore tax havens.Donald Trump's commerce secretary is shown to have a stake in a firm dealing with Russians sanctioned by the US.The leak, dubbed the Paradise Papers, contains 13.4m documents, mostly from one leading firm in offshore finance.BBC Panorama is part of nearly 100 media groups investigating the papers.As with last year's Panama Papers leak, the documents were obtained by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, which called in the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) to oversee the investigation. The Guardian is among the nearly 100 media partners involved in investigating the documents.
Heathrow officials are investigating after a USB stick containing confidential data – including the exact route the Queen takes to the airport – was reportedly found in the street.A total of 76 folders were on the stick, including maps, videos and documents, the Sunday Mirror reported.None were encrypted or password protected.The newspaper said it contained details of the security measures in place to protect the Queen and the types of identification needed by those, including undercover police officers, wanting to access restricted areas.The files revealed routes and other safety measures for cabinet ministers and foreign dignitaries, as well as timetables of patrols used to guard against suicide bombers and terror attacks.Maps of the exact locations of CCTV cameras, tunnels and escape sh
Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Scientists have discovered a new explanation for how young stars and their newborn planets avoid "radial drift," a phenomenon that can rob stellar systems of their planet-forming material.Most planets form as material coalesces in a star's circumstellar disk of dust and debris. But debris disks can also diffuse or be eaten up by their host star, and researchers have struggled to figure out why this doesn't happen more often.Gas in a circumstellar disk should exert a drag force on debris, pulling the dust inward where it is consumed by the host star. The process, called radial drift, can deplete the material a young stellar system needs to form and grow planets.But new images of the debris disk surrounding the star V1247 Orionis has offered scientists insights into how youn...
The reality star reveals how she wards off temptation and how she prepares food before a big trip with her three kids. This article originally appeared on People.com.Kourtney Kardashian is sharing her secrets to keeping a healthy diet despite a busy life on the road.In a new post on her website, the reality star reveals how she wards off temptation while eating out—like how to avoid devouring the infamous bread basket—and how she prepares food before a big trip with her three kids.“When I go to a restaurant for lunch or dinner, I always order green tea with almond milk and honey, right when I arrive,” she says. “Having a green tea to sip on gives me something to do, so I don’t get tempted to eat the bread basket while I’m waiting.”When it comes to picking her entree, Kar
Danny Care has nothing but praise for Eddie JonesThursday, September 14, 2017Danny Care joined Alan Brazil and Ray Wilkins in the talkSPORT studios on Thursday morning and spoke about the huge impact Eddie Jones has had on England.England have made huge strides under the New Zealander, winning 19 out of 20 matches since he replaced Stuart Lancaster as head coach in 2016 to rise up the world rankings.Jones has made it clear from the outset his aim is to topple the mighty All Blacks and lead the Red Rose to World Cup glory and Care says it is his bullish and confident approach which is driving the squad on to greater things.The 30-year-old scrum-half said: “He has been great for us, great for me. I’ve really enjoyed working with him.“He is honest. That is his biggest thing. If you are not pl