Neil Young Quits Legendary Bridge School Concert For ‘Personal Reasons”

June 16, 2017

Young, 71, said he is dropping the concert for personal reasons, and did not elaborate. This years concert, which usually takes place in October, has been canceled. Its unclear if it might return in the future. Young split with his wife in 2014 after 36 years of marriage, afterhe began a relationship with actress and activist Daryl Hannah.The upheaval immediately sparked speculation about the future of the concert. Of course,…


Uber board member resigns after making ridiculous, sexist joke

June 15, 2017

Image: ERIC RISBERG/AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK Update, Tuesday June 13, 6:30 pm PST: An Uber board member who made a misogynistic remark in a meeting to address the company’s systemic sexual harassment resigned late Tuesday, an Uber spokesperson confirmed. David Bonderman reportedly caused a stunned silence at an all-hands meeting earlier in the day when he joked that a company board with more than one woman means “it’s more likely that there will…


Insurance premiums ‘rising due to tax change’ – BBC News

June 1, 2017

Calculations suggest that the tax rise will add 8 to the average motor policy. It may add 20 to the bill for a 19-year-old whose motor insurance premium was already much higher than the average, owing to the greater risk posed by younger drivers. A percentage tax bears heaviest on those who have the most expensive policies, such as young drivers or people living in less well-off areas or flood…