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...

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...

Vladimir Putin hits out at ‘politically-motivated’ Russia ban from 2018 Winter Olympics

Vladimir Putin hit out at the “politically-motivated” ban on Russia from next year's Winter Olympics but vowed not to stand in the way of athletes who...

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...

UK economy forecast to grow at subdued rate over two years amid Brexit uncertainty,...

The UK economy is expected to grow at a sluggish rate over the next couple of years, with economists warning that growth will remain lacklustre amid...

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...

North Korea warns outbreak of war now ‘an established fact’ after large US military...

Large military drills being carried out by the United States and South Korea and US threats of a preemptive war against Pyongyang have made the outbreak of...

Australia votes to allow same sex marriage: ‘What a day for love, for equality,...

Australia's Parliament has voted to allow same-sex marriage across the nation, sparking celebrations and declarations of "a day for love". The House of Representatives passed a bill...

Five things to look out for in the US economy now the Senate has...

Let’s focus on the US, or rather the economic and financial issues there, rather than the political soap opera. This week the markets will have to...

Jerusalem latest: Protests erupt in Gaza as Palestinians respond to Trump’s decision with fury

Protests have erupted across Gaza in response to Donald Trump's historic and hugely controversial declaration that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The announcement shattered decades of...

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