Facebook creates 1,000 new jobs in Britain

Facebook announced on Tuesday that the company plans to create 1,000 new jobs in the UK. This includes adding to its existing team to fight against harmful content. The social media giant will create such jobs throughout the year to increase the UK’s workforce more than 4,000. Over half of the new work is for […]
  • Arpa Chatterjee
  • January 22, 2020
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Bank of America Prepares Dublin as Brexit Backup Plan

Bank of America has decided to pick Dublin as its new base for its European Union operations amidst Britain’s Brexit preparations to leave the union. This is the first Wall street lender to pick Dublin, which is a prime location for a smaller location shift while still remaining within an E.U. sphere. International banks are […]
  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • July 22, 2017
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Britain Spends a Day without Coal for the First Time in 135 Years

A major turning point for energy resources occurred Friday when Britain’s National Grid announced 24 hours had passed without the use of coal energy. This is the first time in the 135 years since the world’s first coal-power plant, Thomas Edison’s Holborn Viaduct station, was built in London that the island has spent a full […]
  • Gray Phillips
  • April 24, 2017
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Pfizer Fined for Raising Drug Prices

Recently the U.S. Pharmaceutical company Pfizer is being fined $106 million for raising the prices of anti-epilepsy medication a record of 2,600%. According to British regulator Competition and Markets Authority, the New York-based company overcharged patients for phenytoin sodium capsules, a drug that had been de-banded around September 2012. Although Pfizer said that it’s going […]
  • Sharnita Sanders
  • December 9, 2016
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