The Brexit vote has already inflicted a hit of almost £20bn on the UK economy – or around £300m for each week since the June 2016 referendum, according to a new analysis. A team of four economists affiliated to the respected Centre...
JD Wetherspoon‘s Brexit-backing chairman has admitted the future success of Britain’s economy will rely on inward immigration which he said was a “good thing” for the country. Tim Martin said he does not deny that immigration benefits the UK, but he was...
Walt Disney has renewed discussions over acquiring a significant part of 21st Century Fox’s media assets, according to a person familiar with the talks. Disney joins companies including Comcast looking to buy a piece of the Murdoch family’s empire. The discussions are said...
Ten years ago, at a summer cabin in Lake Tahoe, Nancy Svendsen was told a story she could scarcely believe. The story recounted by her brother-in-law, who had moved to the US from Kathmandu three decades ago, was about Pasang Lhamu Sherpa,...
Tony Blair has confirmed he is actively working to reverse Brexit, putting him at odds with the official Labour Party position. “It is reversible," he told BBC's Radio 4’s The World This Weekend. "It’s not done until it’s done." Asked if he was trying to overturn...
A former Stanford University swimmer who was found guilty of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman outside a campus fraternity party, is to appeal his conviction. Brock Turner's case made headlines around the world, when the former Olympic hopeful was sentenced to just six months in...
Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has been forced to defend her approach to cyber-security after she revealed she routinely shares her login passwords with all her staff, including interns. The backbencher took to Twitter to defend her colleague Damien Green, who has been accused of having...
“Bandwidth” is one of those fashionable expressions that, as they often do, loses any power it might have possessed through overuse, and is currently moving through a euphemistic phase towards cliché and then redundancy.  So Alan Milburn, the now former head of...
Hamburg, Germany’s second city, beat New York, Paris and London to be ranked as the “best night out in the world” in a new study. Online booking service HostelWorld examined how residents of 41 cities across 27 countries rate the nightlife in...
A Brazilian mayor who governed her town via WhatsApp has been jailed for at least 14 years for embezzling millions from its education budget. Lidiane Leite went on the run in August 2015 when she was accused of taking the money form the town...