In the wake of the Manchester bombing attack, prime minister Theresa May has raised the UK’s terror threat level to its highest level of critical for the first time since July 2007.
South Korea’s impeached president, Park Guen-hye, appeared in court today for the start of the corruption trial that has engulfed her presidency.
US president Donald Trump’s administration will unveil his budget later today.
What do the British public want from the future relationship between the UK and the EU?
Germany will be holding the first G20 health ministers meeting today in Berlin.
Sweden has dropped its investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, however he may not be getting a taste of freedom anytime soon.
Wall Street suffered its worst day in eight months yesterday as investors grow concerned over the political situation in the US.
Fancy an almond milk latte, some courgetti (courgette spaghetti), or brownies made from beetroot?
Almost 80 percent of job seekers read online reviews of a company before accepting a job offer, according to a report published today by global resourcing specialists BPS World.
The Liberal Democrat manifesto will offer the British public a chance to reverse Brexit.
There is evidence to link North Korean hackers with the massive WannaCry cyber attack that infiltrated the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and over 300,000 computers worldwide on Friday.
When the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) in June last year, the pound fell dramatically.
UK unemployment is set to rise amid slow jobs growth according to a report by the EY Item Club, an economic forecasting group.
This afternoon the UK’s National Health Service — known as the NHS — fell victim to a cyber attack in the form of malicious software used to ransom computer files.
Japanese tech conglomerate SoftBank hit the headlines in the UK last year when it announced it was spending $32bn on chip developer Arm, not long after the UK voted to leave the European Union.
Finance ministers and central bankers from the G7 states are meeting today in Bari, Italy.
The effect Brexit could have on the UK’s energy industry has been at the forefront of concerns recently.
The UK labour market has seen its steepest drop in candidates for jobs for 16 months.
Despite markets cheering Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French election on Sunday, Europe’s rich are far from feeling the quickly shifting political landscape makes for a good place to keep their cash.
UK-based city firms are making contingency plans amid the uncertainty of the Brexit negotiations, according to a report published today by legal firm Freshfields.
Recent figures put UK net migration at 273,000, however the Conservative government’s election manifesto will promise to bring it down to the “tens of thousands,” the BBC reported.
Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week 2017, an annual campaign run by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF).
Amazon had a very successful last quarter – so successful that its founder is on course to become the richest man in the world.
Will UK-based banks and businesses move their operations abroad? And if they do, how badly will it hit the UK economy?
Have mobile phones replaced landlines?
A new UK immigration system will “not be ready” by April 2019, the scheduled date for the country’s formal departure from the EU, according to the Institute for Government (IfG), a British think tank.
Apple has announced its latest results and reported a surprising fall in iPhone sales.
The European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier has laid out his guidelines for talks with the UK as the country prepares to leave the trading bloc.
If the UK ends up with “no deal” in the Brexit negotiations, the country’s nuclear industry will be at risk according to MPs.
US president Donald Trump said he has had the “most productive” first 100 days in office.
An investigation has been opened up to look into Barclays Bank’s chief executive, Jes Staley.
The UK’s economy has slowed more than expected in the first months of 2017 according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Some of the world’s biggest drug companies warned that they will withdraw from the UK market if the NHS does not receive an extra £20bn a year.
One in three people in Europe would be happy going completely cashless, according to an ING survey.
Brexit negotiations could be put on hold until the UK settles a €2bn customs fraud fine with Brussels.
The independent centrist Emmanuel Macron is set to take on far-right leader of the National Front Marine Le Pen in the French presidential race.
We’re only a few months into 2017 and cyber attacks seem to be hitting the headlines even more regularly than last year.
The US media is “the enemy of the people,” the US president Donald Trump declared after less than a month in office.
Tomorrow marks the start of the latest G20 finance ministers meeting in Washington DC.
The UK prime minister Theresa May shocked everyone yesterday when she announced a snap general election to take place on 8 June.
US president Donald Trump’s call for a “great, great wall” running across the US-Mexico border has proved as polarising with design and construction firms as it has in the country at large.
Earlier today, the UK prime minister Theresa May surprised the country by announcing a snap general election.
The UK’s prime minister Theresa May has announced a snap general election will take place on 8 June 2017.
Since the right-leaning Mauricio Macri gained the presidency in 2015, he’s been trying to integrate Argentina back into the international community.
UK growth has carried through to the first quarter of 2017, it would appear.
British chancellor Philip Hammond said this morning fintech is part of the so-called “fourth industrial revolution” at the Treasury’s first International Fintech conference in London.
United Airlines, the third biggest US carrier, is facing widespread criticism after videos of a 69-year-old Asian passenger being forcibly removed from an overbooked flight went viral.
The joint plan between the US and the UK to pile the pressure on Russia has fallen apart after the G7 group of industrialised nations failed to back the bid.
Just when the Gibraltar Brexit controversy is dying down, Rockall — an isolated islet in the north Atlantic — is set to become the next Brexit battle ground.
The US government launched airstrikes in Syria last night targeting military infrastructure controlled by the country’s president Bashar al-Assad.
Last week, British prime minister Theresa May triggered Article 50, the official exit clause of the Lisbon treaty that sets a two-year deadline for a country to leave the European Union (EU).
The number of female directors at FTSE 100 companies went down in 2017 from last year, according to a parliamentary report on corporate governance in the UK published on Wednesday.
Hundreds of companies have submitted proposals in the hope of building US president Donald Trump’s 2,000-mile “great, great wall” with Mexico.
Executive pay is a hot political topic but tackling it won’t be simple.
Earlier this week, it was announced that Apple is breaking away from UK chip developer Imagination Technologies.
The computer and tablet market – including fitness bands and smartwatches — is about to make a come back.
Optimism among UK chief financial officers (CFO) is at an 18 month high after the Brexit vote, a new survey by Deloitte has found.
Imagination Technologies — once one of the UK’s darling tech firms — has been hugely sold off this morning after iPhone maker Apple said it will stop using its intellectual property within two years.
South African president Jacob Zuma’s sacking of his finance minister Pravin Gordhan late last night saw a five percent drop in the value of the rand, the country’s currency.
Negotiations began this week at the United Nations (UN) to discuss a treaty to outlaw nuclear weapons.
Article 50 has been formally triggered.
British prime minister Theresa May has come under pressure from farmers, supermarkets and food suppliers to secure a free trade deal with the European Union (EU) after Brexit.
Mid-sized businesses in the UK have boosted their overseas turnover by 50 percent in the past five years, according to a new report.
US president Donald Trump presented his budget outline to Congress for the upcoming fiscal year last week.
This weekend, heads of state and governments in the European Union will come together to mark the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome.
If Brexit causes an ‘exodus’ of financial firms and their employees from London, exactly where would they go?
Wright Electric, a US-based startup announced plans to make all journeys of less than 300 miles electric, and therefore zero-emissions, in the next 20 years.
Tech giants including Google and Facebook will now pay tax in Australia based on the profits they earn in the country, instead of shifting income abroad.
Russia has been holding on to its Cold War role as the world’s second biggest arms exporter, yet this position is under threat.
The Trump administration is on high alert when it comes to surveillance.
China and the US dominate the 50 most popular websites in the world.
Brexit has had a “fundamental depressing effect” on financial jobs in London according to a report by Morgan McKinley.
There are fewer than 2,000 billionaires in the whole world, but how do they compare with one another?
Vienna, the Austrian capital, has come top for overall quality of living for the 8th year in a row, according to Mercer’s 19th Quality of Living survey.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into politics: #IndyRef2!
As Syria’s civil war enters its sixth year, violations against children in Syria were the highest on record in 2016.
Jobs and wages are up, markets are up, volatility is low.
South Korea’s president Park Geun-hye has been removed from office in the political scandal that has consumed the country.
After months of back and forth, from questioning, to arrest and finally indictment, Samsung’s group leader Lee Ja-Yong will begin his trial today.
GV, formerly Google Ventures, the search giant’s venture capital arm announced its first investment in a European fintech company today.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his final Spring Budget and set out a brighter outlook for the economy in the short term.
International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women globally every year on 8 March.
WikiLeaks has published what it has described as the biggest ever leak of confidential documents from the CIA.
The growth in artificial intelligence and machine learning technology means that anxieties are on the rise that robots will take over the world.
Hyperloop One, a US-based startup aiming to make ultra-high speed land-based travel a reality, is looking to bring the technology to India.
It appears walls are all the political rage at the moment.
US president Donald Trump’s “America first” policy could derail the retail sector, not just in the US but beyond.
The US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has given the strongest signal yet that US interest rates are going up this month.
Whether your interaction with artificial intelligence (AI) is limited to science-fiction or you spend more time in your day talking to Siri and Alexa than actual humans, you can’t hide from the fact AI is changing the world.
The cryptocurrency bitcoin’s hit a milestone, and a quite a big one.
Snap’s day has come.
Japan’s population currently stands at 127m; this is predicted to fall as low as 86m by 2060.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has already started to revolutionise healthcare, but this is only the beginning of a new era — we will see an unimaginable potential coming to fruition over the next several years.
Wholesale extrajudicial killings, state-sponsored vigilante groups and a president who boasts of killing people with his bare hands, the Philippines has not exactly been selling itself as a well-functioning nation of late.
The highest Taiwan court has ruled in favour of gay marriage, meaning the state could become the first place in Asia to legalise same sex marriage.
The UK voted to leave the European Union in June 2016 by a majority of 52 percent in what had already become widely known as the Brexit vote.
Around the world, and especially in the UK, a new breed of digital banks are entering the market, hoping to disrupt the dominance of traditional providers.
The declining fertility rate is contributing to an ageing population and a reduced workforce.
US president Donald Trump has recently been in Saudi Arabia and Israel, but left the Middle East on Tuesday to make his first official visit to the Vatican.
Many metro and subway maps often look nothing like how they do in the real world.
There are few tech battles more intriguing than which company will be crowned smartphone king: Apple or Samsung.
Investors suing the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) for the losses the bank incurred in the 2008 financial crisis could settle the case outside of court.
Apple has launched a new website aiming to persuade people currently using an Android phone to switch and buy an iPhone.
Since the UK voted to leave the European Union, there has been much talk of Brexit regret and whether or not voters which they could change their vote.
One thing seems to have followed heads of state and ex-heads of states around this year: impeachment.
Michael Cole-Fontayn, the European chair of US bank BNY Mellon, has said that major banks are preparing plans for a worst-case Brexit scenario.
Ford Motor Company has replaced its chief executive Mark Fields with Jim Hackett.
Tunisia’s telecom services market is smaller than most of its peer countries, however, over the next five years the number of people with a broadband connection is going to grow from 4.8 percent in 2016 to 6.7 percent by 2021.
North Korea is moving to mass produce the weapons with a view to eventual deployment following the successful launch of medium-range ballistic missile on Sunday and reports of another test launch early this morning.
Nestle has been dealt a blow after its latest bid to trademark the shape of its iconic four finger chocolate bar in the UK was overturned by the Court of Appeal.
The importance of natural ingredients for shoppers increases with age, new research has suggested.
Greater Manchester Police have said 22 people died and 59 have been injured by an explosion at the Manchester Arena last night.
Jim Hackett, 62, was named as the new chief executive of Ford, replacing Mark Fields, who held the position for less than three years.
Defense stocks climbed to an all-time high on Monday after US president Donald Trump signed a $110bn weapons deal with Saudi Arabia while on a state visit to the Middle East.
Brazilian president Michel Temer is currently facing impeachment as part of a seemingly ever growing corruption scandal.
The only UK country to have an actual border with the European Union, Northern Ireland holds a unique place in the Brexit process.
If the UK leaves the European Single Market, it could cost the country’s economy £36bn a year.
A number of social and economic trends are changing the face of the urban landscape; one of the most prominent is the ever rising majority of the world’s population who are opting to become city dwellers.
Canadian coffee shop Tim Hortons will be launching in the UK in June this year, with its first location in Glasgow.