Donald Trump's attacks on broadcaster CNN are an "an outrageous assault" on freedom of speech, according to former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director Michael Hayden.  “If this is who we are or who we are becoming, I have wasted 40 years of my life,” the former spy...
Officials at the State Department reportedly told the White House they were concerned Donald Trump's inflammatory tweeting could trigger protests at US embassies around the world. This week, Mr Trump sparked controversy when he tweeted videos purporting to show Muslims attacking non-Muslims,...
The pound continued to trade close to its highest levels against the dollar in around two months of Friday, spurred by hopes that a deal on Brexit will be struck at a summit later in December. In morning trading, sterling was changing...
Jambu Palaniappan, the regional general manager for UberEATS for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is leaving the company to join a venture capital firm. His departure from Uber follows that of head of policy Christopher Burghardt and Europe managing director Jo...
A European court ruling in favour of a gig economy worker who never got a paid holiday in 13 years has been declared an example of how Brexit would be “a disaster for workers’ rights”. The union representing those in the gig...
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...
Britain’s economy is slowing. Talks on quitting the European Union have stalled. And the Government is in disarray, troubled by cabinet resignations and embroiled in a series of sex and sleaze accusations. Yet the national gloom seems to have bypassed Craven, an...
Emperor Akihito, who has spent much of his nearly three decades on Japan’s throne seeking to soothe the wounds of the Second World War, will step down on 30 April 2019 - the first abdication by a Japanese monarch in about two centuries. A...
An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck off the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, the US Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of any damage or injuries from the quake, which struck 125 km (78 miles) east of...
The Treasury Department’s inspector general is examining whether political considerations interfered with Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s promised analysis of the Republican tax proposal. “It’s a top priority,” Rich Delmar, counsel to inspector general Eric Thorson, said Thursday in an email. Delmar said he...