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.
An investigation has been opened up to look into Barclays Bank’s chief executive, Jes Staley.
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.
Will banks and businesses follow in the footsteps of Lloyds of London by setting up subsidiaries across the Continent?
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.
South Korea’s ex president, Park Guen-hye, was arrested today in Seoul.
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.
A US 7th-grader’s science experiment has gone some way to proving that chemicals in green tea can help fight cancer.
US retailers are not having a good time at the moment.
US president Donald Trump summoned the entire Senate to attend a White House meeting tomorrow to discuss the growing danger posed by North Korea.
Department store giants Debenhams and House of Fraser have said they are reviewing their stable of private label clothing brands following weak performances – a task they, and M&S, already carried out in 2016 but not severely enough.
Almost 60 percent of small businesses employing EU nationals are concerned about losing access to skilled workers post-Brexit, according to a report published by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) today.
How long would you wait for a bag of potato chips from a vending machine?
Things are fast-changing.
The Home Office hopes to discourage EU nationals from applying for UK residency in an attempt to avoid a flood of applications ahead of Brexit.
The education select committee has warned that British universities could suffer a “damaging brain drain” after Brexit.
If you cut yourself shaving, you need to stop the bleeding.
Jimmy Wales, the 50-year-old Wikipedia co-founder today announced plans to launch a global news service, Wikitribune.
Fancy Bear, the Russian hacking group which targeted Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee during the US presidential election, has turned its focus to French politics.
Avocado exports to China are growing by about 250 percent a year, in response to increasing demand from the second-largest global economy.
Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, affecting over 300m people – but less than half of them are getting effective treatment.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s financial regulator, has warned the global economy will suffer if US president Donald Trump dismantles the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act.
The UK’s Conservative party will cap gas and electricity prices for two-thirds of British households if it wins the upcoming general election in June.
The UK is a heavily divided country politically.
When the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) last June, the nation was split: 52 percent in favour of leaving against 48 percent who wanted to remain.
Between October 2015 and October 2016, the NHS in Scotland reported 1,150 cases of C.
Chief executives from almost 200 UK firms, including bosses from 36 FTSE 100 companies signed a letter in March last year supporting the Leave campaign in the lead up to the European Union referendum vote.
When it comes to corporate cyber security all stakeholders agree on one thing: data reigns supreme.
The UK government is investing £38m in driverless car technology to drive the UK’s reputation as a world leader in the growing sector.
More and more people are using their devices to access the internet rather than make traditional phone calls, and Ghana is no exception.
Canadian coffee brand Tim Hortons is launching its first UK store this year, in Glasgow.
More than one in four UK bank branches (26 percent) have been shuttered in the past five years.
Discount players such as B&M and Home Bargains have rapidly expanded in recent years.
Ooho is a blob-like, edible water bottle which stores water within a biodegradable, tasteless membrane made from seaweed, making it a far more sustainable alternative to plastic bottles.