Monday, September 24, 2018

Politics

UK services sector grew at its fastest rate for six months in October

The UK's dominant services sector grew at its fastest rate in six months in October according to the latest survey snapshot, sending the pound higher. The Purchasing...

Donald Trump says he doesn’t blame China for taking advantage of America

President Donald Trump has criticised the “very one-sided and unfair” trade relationship between the US and China, but stopped short of castigating Chinese President Xi Jinping...

Russian tower block collapses after ‘gas’ explosion in Izhevsk, western Urals

A nine-storey residential block in Izhevsk, central Russia, has partly collapsed following reports of an explosion. A total of 32 apartments were destroyed.   The Interfax news...

Tokyo Grand Slam 2017: Inside the world’s most spiritual sport

In an unassuming Tokyo tower block sits the headquarters of a sport at a spiritual crossroads. A stone's throw from the Japanese capital's space age domed baseball stadium, and in the shadow of a nearby...

British Airways to bring back second meal for long-haul flights

Things can only get better: that is the message from BA’s boss, Alex Cruz. Two years to the day after he was named British Airways’ chief...

UK to back total ban on pesticides harmful to bees, says Michael Gove

A total ban on bee-harming pesticides being used across Europe will be supported by the UK, the Environment Secretary has said. In a reversal of the Government's...

Gig economy lawyer says Gym Group may have questions to answer over contracts

A law firm that has brought claims against Uber and Deliveroo over their employment practices says the Gym Group may have legal questions to answer over...

London warned it’s not ready for robot taxis and drone deliveries

Europe’s largest city is a hotbed of ideas to make getting around the metropolis that little bit easier - but it isn’t ready for them on the streets. London’s regulators are unprepared for the introduction...

Boris Johnson lavishes praise on Donald Trump in Fox News interview

Under-fire Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has lavished praise on Donald Trump during an interview with Fox News, lauding the US President for “penetrating corners of the...

American greatness? We are leaders in the worst areas – infant mortality, poverty, hunger...

American politicians tell us the United States was founded on the principles of freedom, justice and equality. We sing songs with phrases such as “land of...