As many as 800 million people could be forced out of employment by 2030 due to the rise of robots in the workplace, according to a new report. Consultancy group McKinsey estimate that of those, up to 375 million individuals – or 14...
A South African woman who helps train women in self-defence was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday at the pageant held in Las Vegas, with Miss Colombia and Miss Jamaica also making it to the final three. Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, 22, who unleashed a...
The Prime Minister has said tackling the far right is as important as dealing with Islamist terrorism amid a deepening diplomatic crisis sparked by Donald Trump’s online posts promoting the extremist Britain First group. Theresa May said publicly that Mr Trump had been “wrong” to...
The Brexit vote has already inflicted a hit of almost £20bn on the UK economy – or around £300m for each week since the June 2016 referendum, according to a new analysis. A team of four economists affiliated to the respected Centre...
The UK's manufacturers had their best month since August 2013 in November, according to the latest survey snapshot of the sector. The Purchasing Managers' Index jumped to 58.2 in the month, up from 56.6 in October and well above the 56.5 that...
What an encouraging boost for amateur filmmakers, that the President of America is willing to promote small independent films, as he has this week. Even though he must be busy running a superpower, he found time to put on Twitter some...
Oil giant Shell has revealed that women are paid nearly a quarter less than their male colleagues. The UK’s biggest company said that it pays its female staff on average 22 per cent less than its male employees. The company said the two...
The White House is plagued with cockroaches, mice and ants, building maintenance files have revealed.  Cockroach infestations were found in at least four parts of Donald Trump’s official residence, while a colony of ants were living in Chief of Staff John Kelly’s...
Recall how Brexiteers said this was all going to be easy. The EU would be falling over itself to give Britain everything it wanted. They would prove to the nation that you can have your cake and eat it. There would...
Donald Trump's retweets of extremists will stay on his profile, Twitter has said. The controversial Britain First tweets will remain visible for everyone to see on the President's profile because they allow users to "see every side of an issue". The site recognised...