The director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies think tank has suggested the Chancellor should be spending more on the UK's infrastructure. At last week's Budget Philip Hammond announced an increase in capital investment spending on things like rail, roads and broadband networks over the...
Families of Native American war veterans and politicians from both major US parties have criticised Donald Trump for using a White House event honouring Navajo Code Talkers to take a political jab at a Democratic senator he has nicknamed “Pocahontas". The US leader turned to the name...
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...
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...
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...
Bitcoin isn’t big enough to pose a risk to the global economy, Bank of England deputy governor Jon Cunliffe said on Wednesday, as the cryptocurrency hit a record high of above $10,000 (£7,493) for the first time. The virtual currency traded below $1,000...
North Korea’s state news agency has released photos showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspecting military hardware following the isolated nation’s latest intercontinental ballistic missile launch. A global chorus of condemnations greeted the launch, which propelled a missile roughly 1,000 km into the...
Theresa May has condemned Donald Trump over his retweets of posts from far-right group Britain First - but No 10 said his visit to the UK would still go ahead. A spokesman for Downing Street said: "It is wrong for the President...
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...
It is a puzzle that the Prime Minister is making a second visit to Saudi Arabia. Of course Theresa May will have received a friendly welcome as the leader of the sixth largest economy in the world, which in addition is a permanent...