Red meat could eventually be taxed like cigarettes

http://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/171213-red-meat-climate-tax-feature.jpg?quality=90&strip=all Your steak dinner may become more expensive soon. A tax on red meat is becoming increasingly likely in many countries, according to a report from Farm Animal Investment and Risk Return (FAIRR,) a livestock…




Meet the ‘swinger couple’ a model partied with before her death

http://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/171213-super-model-death-wingers-apartment-feature.jpg?quality=90&strip=allThe identities of the “swingers” who partied with a Dutch model before she died from a plunge from their ritzy 20th-floor pad in Malaysia have been revealed, according to a new report. Ivana Smit was…




Behold, this season’s most pathetic Christmas trees

http://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/171213-christmas-trees-feature.jpg?quality=90&strip=allWhy bother with an over-the-top Christmas tree this holiday season? If you don’t have the space, the money or the energy to deal with one, all you really need is a houseplant — or a…


WTO to end meeting with no deals after U.S. rebukes

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Trade ministers looked set to wrap up their biennial World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting on Wednesday without any new agreements after criticism of the agency by the United States, once the…


Universities minister demands restraint over vice-chancellors’ pay

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/3ff958f5f679b244c97db558fa64f5a279ce0cc2/573_67_1857_1114/master/1857.jpg?w=140&q=55&auto=format&usm=12&fit=max&s=8f70936fc348266e6a43903c8e54f82cJo Johnson says pay policies should be published more openly and VCs should not sit on committees that set their salaries Universities in England must introduce specific reforms to rein in rises in vice-chancellors’ pay,…