Afghanistan-Pakistan quake: Cold puts homeless at risk

Aid workers have warned that some Afghans and Pakistanis made homeless by Monday’s earthquake could die from exposure. There is an urgent need for tents and blankets for those forced to spend Read More →

Australia’s return of Uluru to Indigenous owners marked 30 years on

The traditional indigenous owners of Uluru have marked 30 years since it was returned by the Australian government. Hundreds of people gathered by the isolated hill, popularly known outside Australia as Ayers Read More →

Ben Carson compares abortion to slavery

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, one of the current frontrunners for the Republican presidential nomination, wants to make abortion illegal in all instances, including cases of rape and incest. He told an NBC Read More →

US Federal Reserve refrains from interest rate rise

The Federal Reserve has decided to keep US interest rates unchanged after its latest meeting. The decision leaves short-term interest rates at record lows of 0% to 0.25%, the same level they Read More →

Royal Dutch Shell pushed into loss by charges

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a loss for the third quarter of the year, after taking a big charge to reflect the cost of halting major projects. The oil company reported a Read More →

Business

The regulator says water firms must also invest billions more in improving services between 2020 and Read More →

A European lobby group says the range of electric car models available to consumers is getting bette Read More →

The video streaming pioneer blamed price rises for adding fewer paid subscribers than hoped. Read More →

Politics

EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier says Theresa May never told him she was willing to leave without Read More →

Baroness Hayter is sacked as shadow Brexit minister for making "offensive" remarks, the pa Read More →

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt make their last pitches to Conservative members before voting closes. Read More →

Technology

U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to cond Read More →

Group of Seven finance chiefs cast a cloud over prospects for Facebook's Libra digital coin on Read More →

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive as Read More →

Entertainment

The former Beatle is working on a stage adaptation of Frank Capra's It's A Wonderful Life. Read More →

This year's blockbuster convention will include sneak previews of Batwoman, The Terminator and Read More →

Six buildings have been selected for the shortlist of this year's prestigious Riba Stirling awa Read More →

Education & Family

The children's minister says he wants to eliminate the "rogue element" of some youth Read More →

Victims of domestic abuse in rural areas suffer longer and are less likely to get support, says repo Read More →

New teacher qualifications will support those who want to progress their careers in non-leadership r Read More →

Feeling closer after watching a video together can be experienced by chimps as well as humans, say s Read More →

Top News

Asian shares wobbled in early Thursday trading as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the Read More →

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prison Read More →

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is never going back home to Sinaloa. Read More →

World

President Donald Trump intensified his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a ra Read More →

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prison Read More →

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is never going back home to Sinaloa. Read More →

Science

Governments could stop the West Antarctic Ice Sheet from sliding into the ocean and submerging coast Read More →

The Apollo 11 astronauts who made mankind's first visit to the moon 50 years ago were trained i Read More →

Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, scientists believe rock samples collected by Ap Read More →

Health

The rare declaration comes after Ebola killed more than 1,600 people in the DR Congo. Read More →

The figures, which are across the UK, are 'deeply worrying', say the Royal College of Psyc Read More →

Cancer Research warns people in the UK to protect their skin at home and not only when they are away Read More →

Consumer Products & Retail

Japan's Akebono Brake Industry Co Ltd said on Thursday it expects to receive investment from a Read More →

The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verif Read More →

As Southeast Asia grapples with massive tides of rubbish hitting its beaches, a Cambodian coffee sho Read More →

Funds

Activist investor Elliott has disclosed a stake in Saga Plc less than a month after the specialist t Read More →

Rothschild has agreed to buy a minority stake in British equity research and financial services firm Read More →

After months of relative calm in cryptocurrency markets, bitcoin exploded back into life in April wi Read More →