Dixons Carphone has bumper Christmas as online revenues soar

Locked-down European consumers bought big-screen TVs, food preparation gadgets and health and beauty appliances, handing Dixons Carphone’s 11% more revenue from selling electrical items over the Christmas trading period than a year earlier. The retailer, which owns the Currys PC World brand, said computing and gaming products were also big sellers during the festive period […]

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Iran Has Passed a Bill That Would Protect Women From Domestic Violence

Hardly considered a bastion of liberal values, the Iranian executive branch has nevertheless drafted a piece of legislation to prevent several forms of violence against women. The bill, called the Protection, Dignity and Security of Women Against Violence, actually pre-dates the administration of President Hassan Rouhani, and has been the result of resolved women activists […]

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