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...
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,...