CBI says UK plc stuck in slow lane. Boosting workers rights could change that

How to fix an economy stuck in the slow lane, with the CBI just the latest organisation to say that situation isn't likely to improve much...

Jerusalem embassy: Donald Trump’s decision on Israel will seriously harm US influence in the...

The expected announcement by President Trump that the US recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will move the US embassy there could mark a...

Female police captain suspended after ‘white male privilege’ remark against colleague

An Indiana police force placed a female captain on paid administrative leave after she told a fellow officer that he benefited from "white male privilege". A vote...

Extinct kangaroo-like lion discovered in Australia

The fossilised remains of a new species of marsupial lion have been found in Australia. The predatory creature, named Wakaleo schouteni, is a relative of modern marsupials...

Forbes list of highest paid musicians names Diddy, Beyonce and Drake among top earners...

Forbes has revealed its annual list of the highest-paid musicians, with artists including Coldplay, Beyonce, Diddy and Justin Bieber all among the top earners.  Diddy  was named the highest...

Volkswagen executive faces prison sentence in diesel emissions fraud case

Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt will be sentenced in US federal court in Detroit on Wednesday for his part in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost...

1,500 happily married people say the key to lasting relationships isn’t communication – it’s...

When author and blogger Mark Manson was about to get married, he reached out for some advice. He didn't ask friends or family but instead called...

Benjamin Netanyahu thanks Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital amid outcry from...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel - while other Middle East leaders have condemned the...

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...

BMW electric car advert banned for ‘misleading’ zero-emissions environmental claims

An ad for BMW has been banned for falsely claiming that its i3 is a zero-emissions "clean car" that "helps to give back to the environment". The...

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