Thursday, May 24, 2018

World news

Mother of Sandy Hook victim attacks Trump for hosting NRA boss at White House...

The mother of a child born in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting has ripped President Donald Trump for an “appalling lack of humanity...

Russia ‘could cut UK’s undersea internet cables’, defence chief warns

Britain’s military has prioritised the protection of undersea cables from Russia because if they are cut or disrupted there would be an immediate and “potentially catastrophic”...

Major films and TV series made in Britain boosted UK economy by £7.7bn in...

TV and box office hits, like the Star Wars franchise, flushed a record £7.7bn into the UK economy’s coffers last year, representing an 80 per cent...

Indian DJ receives death threats after being mistaken for FCC commissioner who repealed net...

The wave of online discontent with the Federal Communications Commission decision to reverse Internet neutrality rules has yielded one unlikely victim: A 42-year-old Indian DJ. As the...

Lilian Thuram interview: ‘I still see and hear racism in European football — Fifa...

Lilian Thuram is sat on the top floor of a Monte Carlo hotel, beside a large window which looks out over the azure waters of the...

Saudi Arabia set to hike domestic petrol prices by 80% in January

Saudi Arabia plans to raise the price of domestic petrol and jet fuel in January, part of a programme to gradually eliminate energy subsidies as the kingdom...

Half UK companies expect to recruit staff in 2018 amid skilled worker shortage, says...

Half of firms expect to recruit staff next year, with smaller firms most confident, according to a new study. A survey of almost 300 companies, employing one...

Eurozone GDP growth forecasts ‘substantially’ upgraded by ECB as Brexit Britain set to struggle

The European Central Bank has "substantially" upgraded its GDP growth forecasts for the eurozone, reflecting the brightening economic prospects for the single currency area even as the...

The AllBright: Founders of women-only private member’s club in London insist it isn’t ‘anti-men’

The co-founder of a new women-only private members’ club to which men are only admitted as guests has insisted that its establishment “isn’t anti-men”, but is...

Grenfell Fire: Accountability must be built into the housing sector

A little over six months after the Grenfell Tower fire, an event that shocked and shamed a nation and in which 71 people died in horrendous...