Australia senate passes same-sex marriage bill

Australia's upper house has approved legislation to legalise same-sex marriage, meaning it could be signed into law as early as next week. Politicians rejected efforts from conservative politicians to...

Brexit: UK construction industry facing ‘cliff edge’ due to EU departure

The UK construction industry has warned that the sector faces a Brexit ‘cliff edge’ if the Government doesn't provide more details on its plans to implement...

Uber’s third-quarter loss grows to $1.46bn

Uber’s quarterly losses widened, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, as the ride-hailing company wades through legal troubles and faces regulatory scrutiny...

Bill Clinton’s White House housekeepers ‘afraid to bend over in his presence’, claims former...

Housekeepers working in President Bill Clinton’s White House were “afraid to bend over in his presence”, a former staffer has claimed.  Linda Tripp, the White House employee...

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...

Brexit deal referendum backed by Labour’s Diane Abbott in letter to constituents

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott has told constituents in letters this month she would fight “for the right of the electorate” for a referendum on the final Brexit...

NHS makes undisclosed settlement to Richard Branson’s Virgin Care after legal dispute

The NHS has settled a legal dispute with private healthcare group Virgin Care for an undisclosed amount.  The Labour Party said it was “scandalous” that the NHS had to defend a legal...

There are stirrings of hope in the Gaza Strip

Over recent weeks the early signs that Gaza’s isolation may finally be coming to an end has given a wary and weary civilian population the stirrings...

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...

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