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...
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...
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...
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone. There are no more made-up or imported days that promise discounts and savings. Yet despite a rocky economic outlook, or maybe because of it, we’re all set for a bumper Christmas. Research from...
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...
Manchester United earned a crucial win over Arsenal in a helter-skelter game at the Emirates, with two goals by Jesse Lingard after Antonio Valencia's opener proving enough to see off the Gunners, despite the home side's spells of dominance. Alexandre Lacazette did pull...
Catalonia's removed vice president has been refused bail following a hearing by a Spanish judge. Oriol Junqueras was ordered to be kept in jail following charges of sedition, but six other former Catalan ministers were freed on bail by the court. Along with...
Donald Trump’s flagship tax reform bill could cause a severe recession, an economic historian has warned.  Professor Robert McElvaine, a leading expert on the Great Depression, said the Republicans are “sprinting towards an economic cliff” as they attempt to introduce sweeping tax...
A student will serve as Judge of Elections for their Pennsylvania ward after their own single vote won the ballot.  After no one else bothered to vote, Philip Garcia will now serve as an impartial observer during elections in his local ward for the next four years.  The journalist and PhD student, who identifies as...
Google Doodles are often challenging, fun and help illuminate the ideas and people that have changed the world. But today's homepage celebrates something even more fundamental than normal. The Doodle centres on coding – helping children to learn the languages that power...