A Cabinet minister of Muslim descent has condemned Donald Trump for endorsing a “vile, hate-filled racist organisation that hates me” and vowed to keep speaking out. Sajid Javid went further than Theresa May by warning that the US President’s tweets showed his...
Jay-Z has strongly implied that he was unfaithful to his wife, fellow superstar Beyoncé, in an emotional new interview. The usually tight-lipped rapper recently opened up to the New York Times’ Dean Baquet about some of his personal struggles – including those...
President Donald Trump is one step closer to achieving his first major legislative victory, with Senate Republicans voting to open debate on a tax bill that would benefit the wealthiest Americans.  A final Senate vote on the measure is expected later this...
A Nobel Prize-winning economist has called for Bitcoin to be "outlawed" Joseph Stiglitz said that he favours making the digital currency illegal because it does not have a “socially useful function”. “Bitcoin is successful only because of its potential for circumvention, lack...
Uber has revealed that 2.7 million UK users of its app were affected by a mass data breach in 2016, which the company disclosed last week.  A ransom of $100,000 (£75,500) was paid to hackers so they would delete the data and...
When Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday, the UK’s souvenir firms sped into action. Royals are big business for the UK, and one analyst expects this year’s wedding will amount to £60m in additional sales. “The...
The OECD expects Brexit to result in a sharp slowdown in UK growth. In its November forecast, the Paris-based multilateral think tank projects UK GDP growth this year of 1.5 per cent, slowing to 1.2 per cent in 2018. In 2019, when the UK...
Theresa May is reportedly planning to rebrand the Conservative party after the inconclusive general election result and internal polling indicating the party is not seen as caring enough. According to reports, Tory MPs were invited to Number 10 by the Prime Minister’s...
For the past half-century in villages, towns and cities the length and breadth of Britain, Dr Richard Beeching has been blamed for dismantling the nation’s railways. With The Reshaping of British Railways, the doctor ordered thousands of miles of track to...
Barclays chairman John McFarlane has warned that a no-deal Brexit would hit Government coffers, resulting in a "significant" drop in tax revenues from financial services. The banking boss, who is also chairman of financial services lobby group TheCityUK, said an orderly divorce...