Overdraft crackdown needed as research shows millions are in constant debt, urges charity

Banks should immediately end charges for unarranged overdrafts and must ensure that charging structures are clear and transparent, a major debt charity has warned, on the...

Most older workers will end their careers self-employed, report reveals

Most self-employed workers will be over the age of 50 within seven years, a new report has predicted. The move shows how older people are increasingly becoming...

Would Donald Trump’s tax plan really help ordinary working Americans and boost US growth?

“Massive tax cuts for working families across America,” was how...

Al Franken: Democratic party calls on senator to resign over sexual assault claims

Calls for Al Franken to leave Congress have dramatically increased, with the leader of Senate Democrats, the majority of his caucus and the head of the Democratic Party’s...

Lubaina Himid’s Turner Prize-winning work is meant to be fierce political satire, but it...

If you hear feral bellowings on the cobbled streets of old Hull tonight, it probably won’t have anything to do with tonight’s victor. Everything has turned...

France named Europe’s top country for food sustainability thanks to war on waste

A war on waste food in France, where supermarkets are banned from throwing away unsold food and restaurants must provide doggy bags when asked, has helped...

Jerusalem latest: US citizens issued with safety warning ahead of Trump’s embassy move decision

The US diplomatic staff is bracing for violence in Jerusalem after Donald Trump controversially told Middle East leaders that he intended to move the US embassy...

Boris Johnson claims criticism of Western intervention ‘plays into jihadi narrative’ in terror speech

Boris Johnson has been heavily criticised for claiming that linking Britain’s foreign interventions to rising Islamist extremism “plays into the jihadi narrative”. In a speech entitled “The...

Best companies to work for in the UK revealed

Google has reclaimed its position as the best company to work for in the UK, beating fellow tech giants Facebook and Apple. Job website Glassdoor’s 50 UK...

Worst-case global warming predictions are the most accurate, say climate experts

Current predictions of climate change may significantly underestimate the speed and severity of global warming, according to a new study. Reappraisal of the models climate scientists use to determine...

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