Canada's largest online travel website — has launched its first annual list of The World’s 50 Best Beaches, chosen by 632 of the world’s top travel professionals, including experienced travel journalists, travel agents and bloggers. Calling the list "a diverse collection of off-the-beaten-path...
It is a puzzle that the Prime Minister is making a second visit to Saudi Arabia. Of course Theresa May will have received a friendly welcome as the leader of the sixth largest economy in the world, which in addition is a permanent...
A European court ruling in favour of a gig economy worker who never got a paid holiday in 13 years has been declared an example of how Brexit would be “a disaster for workers’ rights”. The union representing those in the gig...
Diane Abbott has said it would “outrageous” for Theresa May to pursue military action in Syria without consulting Parliament and give MPs a vote. The shadow home secretary also repeated a claim from Julian Lewis, the chairman of the defence select committee, that military action in the war-ravaged region could “end up with...
A Moscow court has banned the popular Telegram messaging app, in a landmark decision that moves Russia a step closer towards Chinese-style internet censorship. The court ruling on Friday came after Telegram refused to give Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) encryption keys that would grant access to user messaging data. It is not...
As many as 800 million people could be forced out of employment by 2030 due to the rise of robots in the workplace, according to a new report. Consultancy group McKinsey estimate that of those, up to 375 million individuals – or 14...
When the Chancellor Philip Hammond didn’t blame me in his Budget speech, I thought I’d got away with it. But the Internet never forgets; someone always has receipts. And after a week of reflection I can no longer ignore the damage caused...
Former Attorney General Eric Holder is weighing into the he-said he-said of American politics in 2017, refuting comments from President Donald Trump that the FBI’s reputation is in tatters. Mr Holder, who served as the chief of the Justice Department under President...
Allies of Jeremy Corbyn have been accused of trying to engineer the election of a left-winger to a key Labour committee. The party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) this week passed changes to rules on how its youth representative is chosen, just weeks...
Maltese police have arrested eight suspects in the murder of blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said, almost two months after her car was blown up while she was driving it. All of the suspects are Maltese nationals and most...