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...
The Government is planning to reopen railway lines that were closed in the 1960s as part of the Beeching cuts and to split up some of the major franchises. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said on Tuesday said that the plans could help ease...
Japanese carmaker Nissan has begun international arbitration against India to seek more than $770m (£569m) in a dispute over unpaid state incentives, according to a person familiar with the matter and documents reviewed by Reuters. In a legal notice sent to Prime...
Freight trains have killed more than 100 Norwegian reindeer in just three days. Torstein Appfjell, a reindeer herder in Helgeland county, said it was "totally tragic" and "unprecedented" for so many reindeer to die in such a way. He told the Associated Press a total...
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...
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...
Russia will host the 2018 World Cup draw on Friday, the glittering ceremony providing a welcome distraction to the unrelenting diet of doping and corruption news that has sullied the nation's sporting reputation in recent years. The draw ceremony will give Russia...
Iceland’s Left-Green party is leading a new coalition government from across the political spectrum after weeks of coalition negotiations bore fruit this week. Katrin Jakobsdottir, the party’s leader, is the new prime minister – though government ministries are set to be dominated...
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...