Brexit: UK economy may see boost after Theresa May’s breakthrough deal in Brussels, says...

Policymakers at the Bank of England believe the risk of a "no deal" Brexit has been reduced by Theresa May's Brussels agreement last week - and that...

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...

New research reveals $1.6trillion boost to US economy of more opportunities for women

The US economy would be $1.6trillion larger if women had the same better opportunities at work, new research has revealed.  A study published this week by Standard...

Heathrow Airport’s most festive exports, from 27 tonnes of Christmas lights to 6,000 tonnes...

Heathrow - or perhaps it should be Heathrow-ho-ho - has revealed the record-breaking amounts of festive exports that fly through the airport in the run-up to...

BAE Systems agrees £5bn fighter jet deal with Qatar

BAE Systems and Qatar have entered into a contract valued at around £5bn ($6.7bn) for the country to buy 24 Typhoon combat aircraft, the British defence...

Omarosa: Former Apprentice contestant ‘escorted from White House by security after being forced out...

A reality TV star turned aide to Donald Trump was escorted from the White House after being forced out as a presidential adviser.  Omarosa Manigault Newman, one...

Babies’ health suffers from being born near fracking sites, finds major study

Babies born less than two miles from a fracking site are at risk of health problems that could hamper them later in life, new research has found. Mothers...

Brexit: Theresa May ‘confuses the hell’ out of the EU, says CBI President

Theresa May, together with her Government, “confuses the hell” out of the European Union and needs to “get unified” if it wants to succeed in Brexit negotiations,...

Trump supporter labels five-year-old girl a terrorist for attending pro-Palestinian protest

A video of a five-year-old being told she “looks like a terrorist” after attending a Jerusalem-related protest in Los Angeles has sparked outrage from pro-Palestinian activists.  In...

Saudi Arabia set to hike domestic petrol prices by 80% in January

Saudi Arabia plans to raise the price of domestic petrol and jet fuel in January, part of a programme to gradually eliminate energy subsidies as the kingdom...

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