More women should be elevated to positions of power because men “seem to be having some problems these days,” Barack Obama has said. The former US President was speaking at a closed-door event in Paris when he was asked about the qualities...
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...
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...
Russia threw the US election to Donald Trump, a top official in his transition team reportedly said in an email. Emails between top Trump transition officials suggested Michael Flynn was in close contact with other senior members of the transition team before...
With Senator John McCain announcing his support for the Republican tax bill, the Senate is edging closer to passing a measure that would benefit the wealthiest Americans and is estimated to add more than $1 trillion to the federal deficit over...
​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...
A supermarket chain is to sell food that is past its “best before” date for just 10p in a bid to cut down on food waste. Shoppers at the 125 East of England Co-op stores in East Anglia will be able to...