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...

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...

Network, National Theatre, London, review: A magnetic yet weighty performance by Bryan Cranston

“I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore”: the rallying cry from Paddy Chayefsky’s 1976 film about Howard Beale, a news anchor who...

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...

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...

Britons work longer hours and face more expensive housing than other developed nations, says...

Britons are burdened with higher housing costs, longer working hours and more low-paid work compared with many other developed nations, a report has found. The Organisation for...

Uber ordered to treat drivers as workers with full rights after losing appeal in...

Uber has lost its appeal against a landmark ruling ordering it to treat its drivers as workers, paying them minimum wage and affording them rights including...

Woman caught stealing from Uber driver in viral video complains she is being harassed

A woman shown on video snatching $5 from a tip jar in an Uber car says she has been harassed since it went viral. Gabrielle Canales suffered a...

Fox Sports accused of paying millions of dollars in bribes to win FIFA broadcast...

Some of the world’s biggest broadcasters, including Fox Sports, Globo and Grupo Televisa, were named in connection with the corruption of international football, with a former sports-marketing...

Iran-Iraq earthquake: Israeli offers of help to victims ‘turned down’

Humanitarian aid for those affected by last week’s devastating earthquake in Iran and Iraq offered by the state of Israel were rejected, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

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