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,...

Eurozone GDP growth forecasts ‘substantially’ upgraded by ECB as Brexit Britain set to struggle

The European Central Bank has "substantially" upgraded its GDP growth forecasts for the eurozone, reflecting the brightening economic prospects for the single currency area even as the...

Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of the Freedom of Dublin as Burma’s Rohingya crisis...

Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of the Freedom of Dublin over her perceived attitude to the plight of the Rohingya people in Burma.  City councillors...

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...

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...

Qantas bar Human League star from business class lounge for wearing Ugg boots

The Human League vocalist, Joanne Catherall, has been kicked out of the Qantas business lounge in Melbourne for wearing the wrong kind of boots.  The 55-year-old singer...

Brexit causes British Chambers of Commerce to trim UK growth outlook until 2019

The British Chambers of Commerce has marginally revised down its economic growth forecast for the UK, citing sluggish household consumption and lacklustre business investment over the...

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...

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...

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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