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...
The UK economy is expected to grow at a sluggish rate over the next couple of years, with economists warning that growth will remain lacklustre amid Brexit-related uncertainty. GDP is forecast to grow at 1.5 per cent in 2018 before dropping to...
Facebook opens its new London office on Monday and said it would add 800 more jobs in the capital next year, underlining its commitment to Britain as the country prepares for Brexit. The social network said more than half of the people...
Antonio Guterres, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General has called for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen and the resumption of all commercial imports to combat the growing humanitarian crisis in the country.  The warring parties to stop all ground and air assaults because “millions of children,...
Recall how Brexiteers said this was all going to be easy. The EU would be falling over itself to give Britain everything it wanted. They would prove to the nation that you can have your cake and eat it. There would...
MPs have raised serious concerns about the post-Brexit regulation of the pharmaceuticals sector, warning that the UK’s departure from the EU could make Britain a less desirable place for investment and development. Ahead of a public evidence session on Tuesday, the Business, Energy...
Last week professional boxer Amir Khan shocked many fans by admitting on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! that he didn’t know if there had ever been a female Prime Minister. Given Theresa May’s record I’m not surprised. When I was invited...
Let’s focus on the US, or rather the economic and financial issues there, rather than the political soap opera. This week the markets will have to try to gauge the impact of the tax changes that will follow the passing of...
​The future rights of EU citizens in the UK – and of British nationals in the EU – are being forgotten as a deal to break the Brexit deadlock gets closer, MEPs and campaigners say. They fear the EU is poised to...
Bitcoin isn’t big enough to pose a risk to the global economy, Bank of England deputy governor Jon Cunliffe said on Wednesday, as the cryptocurrency hit a record high of above $10,000 (£7,493) for the first time. The virtual currency traded below $1,000...