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...

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...

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...

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...

Venezuela plans to launch an oil-backed cryptocurrency

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked to the world of digital currency to circumvent US-led financial sanctions, announcing on Sunday the launch of the “petro” backed by...

Andy Murray invests in UK tech startups

Tennis star and former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has injected cash into two UK tech start-ups as part of a £1.98m investment round. Britain’s number one tennis...

Barack Obama had the most-liked tweet of 2017

Former US President Barack Obama can lay claim to having had an impressive year on Twitter - even eclipsing his more-prolific successor in the Oval Office. The former President...

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...

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...

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