Vermont

131 results

Fredrik Voss, third from left, and the Nasdaq team developing software to allow the trading of stocks in private companies on a blockchain, the kind of public ledger used in the Bitcoin market, in New York. Financial firms are looking at the network and software that make it possible for Bitcoin to move around the world instantly and inexpensively. Photograph: Sasha Maslov/The New York Times

Most people still think of Bitcoin as the virtual currency used by drug dealers and shadowy hackers looking to evade the authorities. But the innovati(...)

US vice-president Joe Biden: still weighing up whether his family can cope with the rigours of a national campaign

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s clumsy handling of the controversy over her use of a private email address as secretary of state has left some Democrats unsu(...)

One of our favourite things in Vermont: the Trapp Family Lodge

In the rousing final scene of The Sound of Music, we leave the Von Trapp family, in a crescendo of capes, escaping over a mountain. How nice, there(...)

Actor Pierce Brosnan, who was stopped by airport security as he tried to board a plane with a knife. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan was stopped by US airport security as he tried to board a plane with a knife, it has emerged. The 62-year-old w(...)

Vermont governor Peter Shumlin (left) and New York governor Andrew Cuomo take part in a news conference at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

New York state officials said a civilian employee of the prison from which two convicted killers escaped over the weekend was being questioned in conn(...)

Former Texas governor Rick Perry at the announcement in Dallas yesterday of his candidacy for US president in 2016. Photograph:  Ron Jenkins/Getty Images

With 521 days to go until the US presidential election, the field is already packed with candidates. Far more Republicans have declared; among (...)

Dividends at C&C, which produces Bulmers cider, rose by 22.8% to 7 cent.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

C&C put its best foot forward yesterday, highlighting what it termed a strong performance in Ireland and Scotland where operating profit grew by 1(...)

Mary Keefe, who has died aged 92, was a Vermont telephone operator whom her neighbour, the illustrator Norman Rockwell, immortalised as his model for (...)

Senator Elizabeth Warren: ‘No more secret deals. No more special deals for multinational corporations.’ Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

Powers that would allows US president Barack Obama to agree trade deals with Asian countries and the European Union, as well as the deals themselve(...)

Hillary Clinton meets and greets supporters after a discussion at Whitney Brothers in Keene, New Hampshire, on Monday. New Hampshire will be the first to hold a presidential primary. Photograph: The New York Times

The event is beautifully staged: the owner of the business and six employees sit around as Hillary Rodham Clinton fields questions and shares her view(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • Next
  • Last »