Palmer & Harvey: How many jobs are at risk from the supplier going into...

Britain’s biggest tobacco supplier, Palmer & Harvey, is understood to be teetering on the brink of administration. We take a look at what the company actually does,...

Iranian wrestler loses match on purpose to avoid facing Israeli in the next round

An Iranian wrestler intentionally lost a match at the Under-23 World Championship in Poland after his managers instructed him to do so that he would not...

Brexit: Ministers face further battle over papers detailing impact of EU withdrawal on the...

Ministers face a battle after withholding certain elements in a release of 850 pages of detailed analysis into the impacts of Brexit on the UK economy. Labour...

London Stock Exchange CEO Xavier Rolet to step down after boardroom row

London Stock Exchange chief executive office Xavier Rolet is to step down with immediate effect following a boardroom battle over his future. Mr Rolet was due to step...

Brexit: UK insurers push for transition deal to preserve London as global hub after...

British and European Union insurers need transitional agreements and a “mutual market access” deal to preserve London’s place as a global hub after Brexit, an insurance...

Kenya: Police teargas opposition leader as swearing-in for President Kenyatta masks fragility of ‘98%’...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday, shortly before riot police teargassed the convoy of opposition leader Raila Odinga, who...

North Korea says latest intercontinental ballistic missile can reach anywhere on US mainland

North Korea said it had successfully tested a powerful new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that put all of the US mainland within range, declaring it had...

Court rejects bid to block Donald Trump from appointing interim consumer watchdog director

President Donald Trump has scored a victory in the battle for control of the nation's top consumer financial watchdog, with a federal judge refusing to block...

Sellafield nuclear site workers to strike over pay

Thousands of workers at the Sellafield nuclear site will go on strike on Wednesday in separate disputes over pay. Site workers and catering staff in the GMB...

Brexit: Panicky Government to splash cash in bid to boost stricken economy

“A huge vote of confidence,” is how the Government, with no false modesty, described an investment of up to £1bn by MSD (Merck in the US) in a...

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