Zimbabwe Crisis: ‘Keep off the streets’ in Harare, British citizens told

British citizens in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, have been told to stay off the streets as the country's military said it had seized power from President...

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...

Man proposes to boyfriend on camera after Australia votes ‘yes’ to marriage equality

The touching moment when a man proposed to his boyfriend immediately after Australia voted in support of gay marriage has been caught on camera. Nearly two-thirds of...

World’s richest 1% of people now own half global wealth, finds study

The richest 1 per cent of people in the world now own half of the planet’s wealth, according to a new report that highlights breathtaking levels...

Brexit: Land Securities says negotiations moving too slowly for businesses

Britain’s largest listed property developer Land Securities said on Tuesday negotiations for Britain to leave the European Union were moving more slowly than businesses would have hoped. Reporting...

Plastic pollution from the ocean is being used to make designer sunglasses

Off the coast of Catalonia, an intriguing experiment in the circular economy is taking place. Dozens of fishing vessels are heading out to sea and bringing...

Four in ten NHS nurses unable to sleep because of financial anxiety, survey finds

Financial pressures from years of Government pay restraint are keeping nurses up at night, as four in ten (41 per cent) said they “lose sleep because of...

Gig economy’s expansion could mean pensions crisis for millions of workers, report warns

A “blind spot” in the pensions system needs to be tackled to help gig economy workers boost their retirement savings, a report suggests. Insurance group Zurich said a...

First Class air war intensifies with suites replacing seats

The airline battle for big spenders has intensified, with Emirates launching what it claims to be “game-changing” First Class” – with design inspired by a car maker.  At...

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...

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