BEST HEADLINES 2018: FOR ‘THE LOVE OF MONEY/POWER’

How about ending global arm sales first? UN aid agency calls for nearly $3 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen (01/2018)

Social media alarm over YouTube revenue rule change (01/2018)

The £1bn stealth fee racket: Thought the new ban on credit card surcharges would end rip-offs? Some hope! (01/2018)

Crypto-bloodbath: Major digital currencies suffer huge losses within hours VIDEO (01/2018)

Pay up to be in the single market club: France says City will only get full access if Britain hands over billions to Brussels and accepts EU laws FOREVER (01/2018)

How RBS spent £2.2billion on new high street branches that will NEVER open… and guess what? YOU’RE picking up the bill (01/2018)

Corporate Excuse for Obscene CEO Pay? ‘The Free Market Made Us Do It!’ (01/2018)

France goes after companies for deliberately shortening life of hardware (01/2018)

Donald Trump overturns Obama bans on drilling as he moves to vastly expand US offshore oil (01/2018)

Coca-Cola will sell smaller bottles at higher prices rather than alter famous recipe in response to the sugar tax (01/2018)

(When money regulates free speech) Mark Zuckerberg admits Facebook is broken and sets a goal to ‘fix’ fake news, hate and abuse on the site in 2018 in order to help an ‘anxious and divided’ world (01/2018)

Billion people at risk? Indian citizens’ ID data selling for $8 (01/2018)

‘Big food is like big tobacco’: Former McDonald’s advertising exec reveals the tricks food manufacturers use to persuade the public to eat supersized portions that fuel the obesity crisis (01/2018)

Ron Paul: Economic progress under Trump is illusion, crash coming  – video (01/2018)

The Surprising Culprit To Bee Decline That Could Rival Pesticides (01/2018)

‘US industrial giants would rather let workers die than stop using asbestos’ – legal magazine editor (01/2018)

Google moves £14billion into tax haven to cut its bills in arrangement slammed by Sir Vince Cable as ‘galling’ (01/2018)