UK supermarket giant Tesco has said its underlying operating profits climbed 28.4% to £1.64 billion last year, marking the ninth consecutive quarter of growth for Britain’s biggest supermarket.
A human finger bone discovered in the Saudi desert in 2016 has suggested that early man may have migrated from Africa 90,000 years ago, the earliest recorded date for homo sapiens outside Africa.
Malaysia will hold a general election next month with the country’s scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib Razak facing a tough race.
Bookings are now available at the world’s first space hotel, thanks to technology making space stations a commercially viable option for super-rich travellers.
Rolls-Royce shares have climbed today after the company announced it was selling its German diesel parts maker L’Orange to US-based engineering company Woodward for £610 million.
Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis is buying US gene therapy pioneers AveXis for $8.7 billion, in a bid to boost its leadership in neuroscience treatment.
Fishermen are staging a Brexit protest across the UK on Sunday against the UK’s transition deal with the European Union that some have warned will leave the UK’s fishing industry at the mercy of the EU after March 2019.
Some 2.7 million European Union citizens had their Facebook information leaked to data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, the European Commission (EC) has revealed.
Chinese Uber rival Didi Chuxing has begun recruiting drivers for its ride-hailing service in Mexico.
The first commercial cinema in 35 years is opening in the Saudi capital on 18 April, after the conservative kingdom lifted a decades-long ban on screenings in January.
As delegates from the US and China get together to discuss an ongoing trade rift, experts and officials have voiced optimism that a resolution could be in the works.
India’s economy was re-crowned the world’s fastest growing economy this year, with economic growth forecasts of 7% to 7.5% for 2018/2019.
The UK has retained its position as a key destination for high-rolling Chinese investors, despite fears that its exit from the European Union would make it a less attractive hub for foreign investment.
US stocks on Wall Street have opened higher today after a tech sell of caused a bad start to the second quarter yesterday.
Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has recognised Israel’s right to its “own land” in a wide-ranging interview with the Atlantic.
French President Emmanuel Macron will unveil a strategy to help EU tech firms become the next global giants in a speech today.
With just one year to go before the UK leaves the European Union, the country’s Prime Minister Theresa May has kicked off a day-long tour of all four regions of the UK.
With one year to go until Brexit day on 29 March next year, people on the streets of London have a negative view of talks between the UK and the European Union and the country’s ability to walk away from negotiations with a good deal.
European financiers will today discuss a plan to raid €56 billion from the European Central Bank’s (ECB) revenues to fill an EU budget gap left by the UK leaving the bloc.
The leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un has said he is committed to the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula if the US and South Korea take “synchronous measures”.
Reports emerged yesterday that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un is on a secret visit in Beijing — however China has now denied knowledge of any such visit.
The US, along with European Union and Nato countries, have joined together in a mass expulsion of alleged Russian spies and diplomats, in a show of solidarity with the UK after a former Russian spy was poisoned on British soil.
As the polls opened in Egypt’s presidential race this morning, critics of incumbent leader Abdul Fatah al Sisi say his main challenger is not a serious rival.
The public is losing trust in Facebook’s ability to protect privacy and democracy, according to polls in Germany and the US, out yesterday.
Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont will appear in German court today, where he faces up to 25 years in jail for staging an illegal succession referendum in Spain last year.
As Saudi Arabia’s powerful prince pushes through new laws to bring the Kingdom into the 21st century, fashion on the streets of one of the world’s most conservative countries may never be the same again.
The European Union and the UK are adopting new data protection laws in May which could see companies face huge fines for mishandling users’ data.
The UK has unveiled a new fintech strategy to help companies find more customers and strengthen its regulatory environment for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Saudi Arabia’s crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman — often referred to as MbS — this week met with White House officials to discuss a much-hyped plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
US President Donald Trump is set to sign a memorandum to introduce a fleet of new trade tariffs on Chinese technology imports, escalating a growing trade war between Washington and its trade partners.