The last major scoop unearthed by Steve Connor, the science journalist who has lost his fight against prostate cancer aged 62, got him into the fiercest hot water. It was published simultaneously in July on both sides of the Atlantic. In...
Organisers of an anti-Donald Trump protest group are hoping to gather a million people to demonstrate against the president after details of his “working visit” to the UK were reported. More than 3,800 people have committed to a planned protest against the...
The German government is considering legal changes that would oblige operators of car and house alarm systems to help police and security services in their efforts to spy on potential terrorists or criminals, a spokesman for the interior ministry said. Interior Minister Thomas...
One man became the most expensive smuggled cargo in the world, the other is simply untouchable inside a boxing ring and this weekend in the basement at Madison Square Garden they meet in a fight that defies category. Guillermo Rigondeaux is the...
A European court ruling in favour of a gig economy worker who never got a paid holiday in 13 years has been declared an example of how Brexit would be “a disaster for workers’ rights”. The union representing those in the gig...
The UK Government is looking to step up regulation of bitcoin amid concerns criminals are using cryptocurrencies to launder money and avoid taxes. The Treasury wants to regulate bitcoin under European Union anti-money laundering rules, forcing traders in the cryptocurrency to disclose...
Yemen's Houthi rebels say they have killed their former ally, instigator of the civil war Ali Abdullah Saleh - a death likely to further complicate the already bloody conflict.  Official Houthi media official Abdel-Rahman al Ahnomi confirmed on Monday that a video...
How to fix an economy stuck in the slow lane, with the CBI just the latest organisation to say that situation isn't likely to improve much over the next couple of years.  According to the nostalgic Thatcherites driving Brexit, you start by...
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...
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the identical twins famous for their legal battle with Mark Zuckerburg over the ownership of Facebook, have become bitcoin billionaires following a surge in value of the currency over the past year, according to The Telegraph. The...