Discussions at the Munich Security Conference this weekend — an annual gathering of defence and security policymakers — saw leaders clash over Russia’s relationship with the US and Israel butt heads with Iran.
The life expectancy gap between England’s rich and poor has widened, according to a new report.
The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, Norway’s $1trn oil and gas pot, has renewed calls for companies it invests in to act responsibility, joining other big global investors.
The Freemasons are causing something of a ruckus in Britain at the moment.
Over the past two years Human Rights Watch (HRW) has interviewed 248 current and former Thai fishing industry workers, revealing the extent it’s supported by human trafficking.
The decline of the US dollar over the past 12 months will provide a boost to the US economy through trade, US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin has said.
In the 12 months to March 2017 billionaire fortunes grew by £585bn — enough to end extreme poverty more than seven times over.
A law banning so-called triple talaq divorce in India — in which a Muslim man can divorce his wife by saying the word talaq (divorce) three times — is to be discussed today in parliament’s upper house.
Saudi Arabia has released 23 of the 201 individuals held on corruption charges in Riyadh after they made cash settlements with the government.
The Dalai Lama has created a free iPhone app for anyone who wants to learn more about his teachings.
Youthquake has fought off competition from Antifa, broflake and milkshake duck to be crowned the Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year 2017.
India has banned television channels from showing condom ads between 6am and 10pm on the basis of their being potentially “indecent” and “inappropriate” for children.
Governments have adopted new tax and trade policies to try to restart economic growth.
French president Emmanuel Macron’s approval rating is above 50 percent for the first time since he was elected in July, according to a poll released this week by Ifop and Fiducial for Paris Match and Sud Radio.
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi could suffer electoral losses in Gujarat state elections tomorrow in Ahmedabad, India.
House prices in cities around the world — especially in the UK capital London — have hit astronomical levels in recent years.
People travelling in and out of Paris are having to deal with around 500 kilometres of traffic jams today, 200 kilometers more than a typical Monday.
Thousands of French families woke up this week and gave a sigh of relief — the so-called winter truce (trêve hivernale) has begun.
Economic growth in a troubled Eurozone has beaten expectations in the third quarter, with the latest monthly unemployment figures also beating estimates.
The divisions within society, highlighted by the UK’s vote to quit the European Union last year and the election of US president Donald Trump, are a result of globalisation on an unequal playing field, according to UBS investment bank president Andrea Orcel.
The Catalan parliament could declare independence today, bringing to a head weeks of unrest after the region voted overwhelmingly for secession in an unofficial and unrecognised referendum.