Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla is fighting a 50-year-old law in a bid to keep surfers off of his beachfront property.
Cigarette giant British American Tobacco (BAT) expects to double its ecigarettes sales in 2018 as it integrates rival Reynolds American.
Amnesty International has found that discrimination against marginalised groups is becoming more normalised in its annual report on the state of the world’s human rights, out today.
Transparency International has released its corruption perception index (CPI) for 2017 showing, as usual, a strong correlation between high levels of corruption and lack of protections for the press and non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
For the first time since Egypt and Israel signed a peace treaty in 1979, an Egyptian company is buying Israeli natural gas.
We can expect more of the same from the 2020 US presidential election: taxes, healthcare, and climate change will all still be on the agenda.
UK prime minister Theresa May has challenged previous increases to tuition fees made by the Conservatives since taking power in the 2010 general election.
British entrepreneur and tycoon Richard Branson wants to build a super-fast so-called hyperloop in India between the cities of Mumbai and Pune.
This month UK minister for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, visited Côte D’Ivoire to deliver a device to the government that could help the detection of illicit substances during anti-smuggling operations.
Canopy Growth Corp, a leading medical marijuana producer, is hoping to change the face of pharmaceuticals as the world begins to relax its laws on cannabis use.
Two astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) are making a spacewalk today and the event is going to be live streamed across the world.
For Amazon the largest part of its revenue still comes from retail, but some growth potential could lie in the overlooked income stream of advertising.
Former South Africa president Jacob Zuma summed his refusal to accept his economic failings in his final press conference: “What is it I have done?” Departing as a president who appeared insouciant to scandal, Zuma was disconcertingly lacking in coherent economic policy and seemingly unaware of his own role in the troubles faced by the
The UK government has taken an unusual step in publicly pinning the blame for last year’s so-called NotPetya cyber attack on Russia.
Exports of French wine and spirits, driven by strong sales in US and China, reached a new record in 2017 according to the Federation of French Wines and Spirit Exporters (FEVS), despite a stronger euro exchange rate.
Despite pressure from British politician Jacob Rees-Mogg, Downing Street will refuse to cut the UK’s current foreign aid commitment.
The flow of US craft beer sales slowed suddenly last year, causing the prices of speciality hops to decline.
The UK’s Work and Pension Committee has published the responses of the big four accountancy firms to their queries on each of the firms’ involvement with Carillion over the last 10 years.
As Queen Elizabeth II prepares for her 92nd birthday, the Commonwealth is reportedly considering who will succeed her as the Head of the Commonwealth.
The US Senate intelligence committee is today holding its annual Worldwide Threats hearing in Washington.
The reconstruction of Iraq after its war with the so-called Islamic State (Isis) is going to cost $88bn, according to Iraqi officials.
The Cobra Gold exercise officially begins today — the joint US-Thailand military drills that will take place for 10 days, with 30 countries taking part. This is the US’s largest, annual, multi-nation military drills in the Asia-Pacific.
London City Airport — which serves some 4.5m passengers each year — has been forced to close today after an unexploded World War Two bomb was found in the River Thames.
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British newspaper group Trinity Mirror has bought the Express newspaper group, which includes the Daily and Sunday Express and the Daily Star, for £126.7m.
Pakistan’s media regulator has reminded TV and radio stations that broadcasts relating to Valentine’s Day are banned in the country.
South Africa’s second biggest city Cape Town is currently suffering from a drought so bad, the city is facing Day Zero.
Billionaire businssman Patrick Soon-Shiong has completed a deal to purchase the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s younger sister will swap Pyongyang for Pyeongchang this week, as she makes her way to South Korea for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
Tesco — the UK’s biggest supermarket — is facing a demand from thousands of mainly female shop workers for back pay that could leave it with a bill of up to £4bn ($5.5bn).