Brexit: Theresa May’s EU summit marred by embarrassing defeat at hands of Tory rebels

Theresa May is set to arrive in Brussels for a key EU summit on Thursday having suffered a damaging defeat in Parliament over her central piece...

Tony Martin attacks UCI over ‘scandal’ of Chris Froome racing at World Championships after...

Tony Martin, the four-time time trial world champion, has launched a stinging attack on cycling’s governing body over what he sees as preferential treatment given to...

UK will be worse off under almost all Brexit scenarios, finds think tank

An influential US think tank has warned that almost all possible trading relationships between the EU and the UK after Brexit would be less favourable for...

Disney-Fox deal: Rupert Murdoch sells assets including Sky for $66bn

Walt Disney has agreed to snap up scores of assets from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, including its stake in Sky, for $52.4bn (£39bn) – a...

Bitcoin: What are the world’s central banks saying about cryptocurrencies?

More than eight years since the birth of bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognising the potential upsides and downsides of digital currencies. The guardians...

Labour is considering moving the Bank of England to Birmingham

Labour is considering moving the Bank of England to Birmingham as part of plans to rebalance the economy and strengthen the regions. A report commissioned by Shadow...

Antigua: The island showing that the Caribbean is open for business post-hurricane Irma

It’s a scorching hot day in December and Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue from UB40 are at Mary’s Shack – a ramshackle hut that looks...

Major films and TV series made in Britain boosted UK economy by £7.7bn in...

TV and box office hits, like the Star Wars franchise, flushed a record £7.7bn into the UK economy’s coffers last year, representing an 80 per cent...

Facebook’s new ‘Click-to-WhatsApp’ ads will start chats with businesses

Facebook and WhatsApp are being tied much closer together. The social network, which owns the messenger firm, is launching a new "Click-to-WhatsApp" ad unit that’s designed to...

Ocado reports revenue rise but driver shortage hits sales

Online supermarket Ocado has reported another quarter of double digit sales growth, but warned that a shortage of delivery drivers was hurting sales. The group recorded an...

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