Greggs says ‘sorry’ for replacing baby Jesus with a sausage roll in nativity scene...

Greggs has apologised after publicity shots for its new ad campaign included a nativity scene in which baby Jesus is replaced by a sausage roll. Photos promoting the baker’s...

Custard and gravy maker Premier Foods trims half-year losses

Ambrosia custard and Bisto gravy maker Premier Foods has narrowed its losses after securing a hefty jump in sales from its international business. The group has served...

Five things to look out for in the global economy this week

The first thing I want to know about this week has nothing to do with interest rates, the budget, Donald Trump’s tax plan or anything like...

Robert Mugabe ‘under house arrest’ in Zimbabwe after army seizes control

President Robert Mugabe is under house arrest after the military seized control of Zimbabwe, South African president Jacob Zuma has said. Mr Zuma spoke to the 93-year-old...

Scottish Labour’s interim leader Alex Rowley stands down over alleged misconduct

Scottish Labour interim leader Alex Rowley has resigned from the role amid claims about his conduct, the party has said. Mr Rowley said he would stand aside...

TalkTalk dives to £75m half-year loss

Telecoms group TalkTalk has dived to a half-year loss and trimmed its earnings outlook as it took a hit from efforts to secure more customers by investing in...

Exotic locations, alleged bungs, secret recordings and a basket of sausages: Putin’s friend and...

The absence of state TV correspondents at the Zamoskvorechye courtroom offered the first clues. Defendant Alexey Ulyukayev, Russia’s one-time economics minister, appeared shortly after 10am local...

Donald Trump wants to be a dictator, says Art of the Deal co-author

The co-author of Donald Trump’s memoir The Art of the Deal has said the US President harbours a deep-seated desire to become a dictator. Tony Schwartz, who...

Justice League reviews are out and the Rotten Tomatoes page remains empty

The Justice League reviews are out, The Independent calling Warner Bros. upcoming movie “the most infantile of recent superhero yarns”. However, despite the critical consensus being released,...

What has Donald Trump achieved for the US economy 12 months after winning the...

Ever since he unexpectedly prevailed over Hillary Clinton in the 8 November 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump has been boasting about his achievements in boosting the US...

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