<!--*/ */ /*-->*/ It’s approaching ten years since banking giant HBOS collapsed into the arms of Lloyds, and finally the...
By the time Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, made the last of his repeated pleas to President Donald Trump to keep his distance from the Senate candidacy of Roy Moore, it was too late. To McConnell, only the President could extinguish...
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 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...
A man in Pennsylvania says he contracted an eye-eating parasite from an amusement park water ride, and he is suing the park for negligence. Robert Trostle claims that he contracted the parasite microsporidia in his left eye from being splashed during a...
The EU’s top court has backed a British window salesman in a bombshell ruling over unpaid holiday during 13 years of employment. The judgment has been described as a “game-changer” for gig-economy workers and a reminder of the “impending disaster” that...
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...
When the Chancellor Philip Hammond didn’t blame me in his Budget speech, I thought I’d got away with it. But the Internet never forgets; someone always has receipts. And after a week of reflection I can no longer ignore the damage caused...
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...
Bitcoin is a speculative asset and people who invest in it do so at their own risk, the Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau warned on Friday after recent volatile trading. “We need to be clear: bitcoin is in no way...