A new spike in fighting in Yemen's capital city has seen at least 125 people killed and 238 wounded, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck at Houthi militia positions in Sanaa for a second day...
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 Brexit-related uncertainty. GDP is forecast to grow at 1.5 per cent in 2018 before dropping to...
Australia’s competition regulator said on Monday it would investigate whether US online giants Facebook and Alphabet’s Google has disrupted the news media market to the detriment of publishers and consumers. Like their rivals globally, Australia’s traditional media companies have been squeezed by...
This week, Morgan Stanley claimed that “Corbyn would be more of a danger to markets than hard Brexit”, something which I saw as supremely ironic. Because the actions of Morgan Stanley, and others like it, laid the foundations for Leave because of...
More women should be elevated to positions of power because men “seem to be having some problems these days,” Barack Obama has said. The former US President was speaking at a closed-door event in Paris when he was asked about the qualities...
JD Wetherspoon‘s Brexit-backing chairman has admitted the future success of Britain’s economy will rely on inward immigration which he said was a “good thing” for the country. Tim Martin said he does not deny that immigration benefits the UK, but he was...
iPhones around the world have been hit by a bug that saw them restart for apparently no reason. The problem was the latest in a big week for Apple bugs, with another earlier in the week that meant Mac computers could be...
It is a puzzle that the Prime Minister is making a second visit to Saudi Arabia. Of course Theresa May will have received a friendly welcome as the leader of the sixth largest economy in the world, which in addition is a permanent...
Support for the Conservatives among ethnic minority voters is at its lowest level for sixteen years, with the party’s stance on immigration to blame, according to internal party memos.  New 10 Downing Street Chief of Staff Gavin Barwell has been giving presentations...
Construction activity picked up slightly in November although confidence among builders remained "subdued" due to Brexit-related uncertainty, according to the latest survey snapshot of the sector. The Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 53.1 in the month, up from 50.8 previously, with any...