When Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday, the UK’s souvenir firms sped into action. Royals are big business for the UK, and one analyst expects this year’s wedding will amount to £60m in additional sales. “The...
New Zealand, famous for its jaw droppingly lovely landscapes, has been likened to a “beautiful person with cancer” by British environmentalist Sir Tim Smit. The co-founder of the Eden Project said that NZ has many environmental problems, largely caused by the dairy...
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...
Antifa outnumbered white supremacists during a protest in front of the White House which saw the two rival groups hurl slogans at each other before being escorted away by the police. Neo-Nazis and members of the far right gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue...
Barclays chairman John McFarlane has warned that a no-deal Brexit would hit Government coffers, resulting in a "significant" drop in tax revenues from financial services. The banking boss, who is also chairman of financial services lobby group TheCityUK, said an orderly divorce...
When you ask Marie Newman why she is running for office against another Democrat, she responds simply: “I’m not”. The former marketing consultant and anti-bullying expert is mounting a primary challenge to Illinois third district Representative Dan Lipinski – a seven-term Democrat...
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 try to gauge the impact of the tax changes that will follow the passing of...
When faced with a stressful situation, we all react in different ways. However, when the going gets tough, it seems that women are better at keeping their cool than men. According to a study that compared the performances of elite male and female...
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...
Theresa May is to personally meet senior EU officials in Brussels today in a final attempt to smooth over a Brexit deal before a make-or-break summit next week. The Prime Minister will be joined by Brexit Secretary David Davis for meetings with...