Tesco: The Gruffalo of grocery gets provisional clearance to Booker its big deal

Tesco’s big Booker deal looks like it can safely be booked.  The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally cleared the retailer’s £3.7bn buy up of the...

The only known recording of Hitler’s normal speaking voice

"I know that men are won over less by the written than by the spoken word, that every great movement on this earth owes its growth...

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...

Grace Mugabe ‘flees Zimbabwe for Namibia’ after military take over and reportedly put husband...

Grace Mugabe, the wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, is reported to have fled the country for neighbouring Namibia.  Her husband is thought to be under house...

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...

Zimbabwe latest: Explosions heard in capital as soldiers reportedly take over state broadcaster

At least three explosions have been heard in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, with military vehicles also seen on the streets. Soldiers are also said to have...

Saad Hariri: Prime minister says he will return from Saudi Arabia ‘within days’ to...

Lebanon's Prime Miniter Saad al-Hariri has said the country is at risk of Gulf Arab sanctions because of the Shia group Hezbollah's regional meddling and said he would...

Brexit: Labour to force vote on preventing workers’ rights being slashed after EU departure

Labour will force a vote on Tuesday night in a bid to prevent the Government having powers to slash workers’ rights after Brexit. The party believes that...

Michael Bloomberg says London will remain Europe’s financial capital despite Brexit

London will remain an important global financial hub after Brexit, according to billionaire businessman and former New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg. He said the UK’s departure...

Cornelia Sorabji: How a determined young woman became India’s first female lawyer

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Cornelia Sorabji (1866-1954), India’s first female lawyer, on what would have been her 151st birthday. This trailblazing barrister - born in Devlali, Nashik, then under...

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