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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Help a Hungry Child: Labour, Lib Dems and Conservatives rally behind the campaign to...

Political leaders from all parties have rallied behind The Independent’s Christmas Appeal to help feed hungry schoolchildren. For the Government, Education Secretary Justine Greening said donations would...

Brexit: Treasury Select Committee urges UK to accept EU laws during transition period

An influential committee of MPs has thrown its support behind a Brexit transition agreement that sees EU laws continue to reign supreme, stressing that it would...

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...

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...

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