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...
Walt Disney has renewed discussions over acquiring a significant part of 21st Century Fox’s media assets, according to a person familiar with the talks. Disney joins companies including Comcast looking to buy a piece of the Murdoch family’s empire. The discussions are said...
Theresa May’s week ended with the mass walk out of her social mobility commission, and started with the official wine supplier to No 10 warning that her country faces starvation if the door is closed to foreign fruit pickers after Brexit. It’s...
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...
Toys ‘R’ Us has announced plans to close at least 26 stores across the UK, a move that is believed could put up to 800 jobs at risk. In a statement on Monday, the company said that it plans to revamp its business...
When the Chancellor Philip Hammond didn’t blame me in his Budget speech, I thought I’d got away with it. But the Internet never forgets; someone always has receipts. And after a week of reflection I can no longer ignore the damage caused...
Theresa May has a 50-50 chance of coming home from Brussels with a deal on sufficient progress today, the European Parliament's chief negotiator has said. The Prime Minister is in the EU capital to break a deadlock in Article 50 talks over...
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...
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...