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...
Sally Yates, the former acting attorney general, has fired back at Donald Trump for his tweets about the FBI.  The US President began lashing out at his critics days after his former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, plead guilty to lying to...
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said Scotland should be allowed to "effectively stay in the single market" following reports that Northern Ireland and the Republic could maintain regulatory alignment after Brexit. A leaked draft of plans for the Irish border after Brexit...
Anu Partanen left her home country of Finland seven years ago, and she'd like to set one thing straight. Contrary to the popular belief that Nordic countries make the list of happiest countries year after year because they are unified utopias where...
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...
Uber has revealed that 2.7m UK users of its app were affected by a mass data breach in 2016, which the company disclosed last week.  A ransom of $100,000 (£75,500) was paid to hackers so they would delete the data and keep the...
The Government has suspended a foreign aid scheme after an investigation claimed that taxpayers' money was being used by extremists in Syria. Officers from the Free Syrian Police (FSP), the civilian police force backed by Britain, have also been working with courts...
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...
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...
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...