The organizers of an amateur MMA organization said that all competitors are "prepared that they may be injured" after a female athlete died following a collapse in the ring. Saeideh Aletaha, 26, died in hospital on Sunday morning after suffering a fatal brain injury during a K-1 bout Southampton, England, according to Sky. "All competitors get in prepared that they may be injured,
A female MMA fighter has died after collapsing in the ring, but fight organizers say all competitors are 'prepared that they may be injured'
SoftBank is reportedly close to securing the keys to a private members' club in London that WeWork also wanted to rent. That suggests the pair's recent troubles haven't tempered their desire for prime real estate. The Japanese conglomerate is in advanced talks with KPMG for its Number Twenty club in Mayfair, according to the Financial Times. WeWork showed "strong interest" in the
SoftBank is reportedly close to taking over a fancy London members' club that WeWork also wanted to rent
Protests erupted across Iran on Friday after the government announced fuel rationing and prices rocketed up 50%. On Saturday the Iranian government imposed an internet blackout. A spokesman for the government said Tuesday that the protests had died down, but the blackout remained in place. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Iran is currently cut off from the inter
Iran has been cut off from the internet for almost 72 hours
The trade war is taking a massive toll on the global economy. The bank expects an "extended truce," and sees the drag on growth waning next year, "assuming that tariffs stay at current levels through 2020." Below are four charts showing the damage of the trade war on both sides. View Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The trade war is taking a massive toll — earlier t
These 4 Goldman Sachs charts show how hard Trump's trade war is hitting the US and China
From video games to fizzy drinks, teens have their own spending agenda. Raised in the digital age, generation Z also has a special sense of freedom, a product of unrestricted access to the internet and mass availability of new technology. Its members are potential natural adopters of cryptocurrency, and fintech companies are beginning to turn their attention to this promising marke
Crypto Debit Card Targets Generation Z With a Promise of Financial Freedom
Bitcoin (BTC) so far has built the reputation of “the honey badger of money”, rising even in unfavorable conditions. The network itself has resisted the censorship of multiple regimes, but could world governments ever bring down Bitcoin if they wanted to? Governments Powerful Enough to Sway Markets Bitcoin could be brought down even without touching the network, says crypto analy
Bitcoin Could Be Stopped By Governments ‘Pretty Simply’
The celebrity chef's group says franchisees plan to open 21 restaurants by the end of 2020.
Jamie Oliver to expand restaurants abroad after UK collapse
Transcripts of the House impeachment deposition of State Department official David Holmes, a staffer at the US embassy in Kyiv, were released Monday night. In the testimony, Holmes claimed that in a Kyiv restaurant he was told by the US' ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland, that President Donald Trump "doesn't give a shit" about Ukraine. Holmes said that Sondland then told him th
Ambassador Sondland said Trump doesn't 'give a s---' about Ukraine except when it benefits him personally, official testifies
When it comes to fintech plays, small and medium businesses are not often the target audience: they’re too small and fragmented compared to big-spending corporates; and they’re too demanding compared to mass-market consumer users. But as a sector, they account for over 99% of all businesses in developed countries like the UK and USA, and that means they cannot be ignored. Today, on
BlueVine raises $102.5M more for banking services that target small businesses
Rupert Grint told Entertainment Tonight's Rachel Smith that there "were some sparks" between Emma Watson and Tom Felton while they were filming "Harry Potter." The Ron Weasley star said: "There was always something [between them]." However, he stipulated that "we were kids. It was like any kind of playground romance." Fans have been begging for "Dramione" (Draco and Hermione) to c
Rupert Grint said he saw 'some sparks' between Emma Watson and Tom Felton while they were filming 'Harry Potter'
Small business lender BlueVine just raised $102.5 million in equity funding led by ION Crossover Partners, with participation from Citi Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank Capital, and Menlo Ventures. The Series F comes a month after BlueVine announced its new banking service for businesses. This round brings BlueVine's total capital raised to $240 million. "The fundraise is holistically
Small business lender BlueVine just nabbed $102.5 million in funding on the heels of its banking launch
‘It is not irrational to do more scientific investigation,’ the 2020 presidential contender said.
Joe Biden says marijuana might be a ‘gateway drug’ — here’s what the research says
Working with someone who has harassed you can be ‘devastating,’ and ‘often makes it impossible to do your job.’
How to survive working with your harasser
‘We are offering $1 million in grants to 100 high schools whose school boards decide that every student deserves and should receive a semester-long personal finance course before they graduate.’