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 →


Tattoos at work: Are they still an issue?Employers have become more relaxed about visible tattoos at work, but some firms still don't al Read More →

Wahaca waiter 'won't pay eat-and-run bill'A customer claimed a waiter feared being made to pay after diners fled, because of company policy. Read More →

India announces retaliatory trade tariffs against the USThe new duties come days before countries' leaders are expected to meet at a G20 summit in Japa Read More →


Tory leadership race: EU will renegotiate Brexit package, says HuntMr Hunt said if there is no prospect of a deal by 31 October he would accept a no-deal Brexit. Read More →

Tory leadership race: Contenders to take part in TV debateFive of the six men looking to replace Theresa May as PM will take part in a debate on Channel 4 New Read More →

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson wins backing from Esther McVeyFormer contender Esther McVey pledges support to Boris Johnson ahead of the first TV debate later. Read More →


Mexican officials blocked Walmart Inc's deal to buy delivery app Cornershop because Walmart cou Read More →

Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast tha Read More →

The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 m Read More →


Spice Girls: Geri apologises for quitting in 1998Ginger Spice says she regrets leaving the band at the height of their fame, as their reunion tour en Read More →

Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96He directed stars including Elizabeth Taylor and opera greats such as Maria Callas. Read More →

Free TV licences cannot be saved with cuts to salaries, says BBCThe BBC says salary cuts would not plug the gap needed to fund free TV licences for the over-75s. Read More →

Education & Family

Edexcel launches investigation after A-level maths paper leaked onlinePart of an Edexcel maths paper was shared on social media ahead of the exam on Friday. Read More →

Ofsted sounds warning over outstanding schoolsNumerous outstanding schools are downgraded by Ofsted after concerns are raised. Read More →

Secondary teachers 'want more flexible working patterns'A lack of flexibility is contributing to secondary teachers leaving the profession, a report warns. Read More →

Birmingham LGBT school row: MP Roger Godsiff given warningLabour MP Roger Godsiff is reprimanded after voicing support for parents opposed to LGBT teaching. Read More →

Top News

Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city Read More →

British heavyweight Tyson Fury made quick work of German opponent Tom Schwarz with a dominant second Read More →

With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing he Read More →


Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S-400 missile defence systems to start arr Read More →

Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city Read More →

Two light aircraft collided mid-air on their final approach at a regional aerodrome in New Zealand o Read More →


About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, Read More →

India will look to create its own space station following the completion of the country's first Read More →

Marijuana chemical residue has been found in incense burners apparently used during funerary rites a Read More →


End-of-life care not 'culturally competent'A study hopes to boost the small number of black and Asian people using end-of-life care services. Read More →

Deadly Ebola outbreak 'not global threat'But World Health Organization says it is an emergency in the Democratic Republic of Congo and needs Read More →

Listeria outbreak: Health secretary orders NHS food reviewIt comes as two more patients die in an outbreak linked to hospital sandwiches and salads. Read More →

Consumer Products & Retail

Target Corp on Saturday said its payment registers were back online after a systems outage stopped c Read More →

Target Corp on Saturday said it was working on a problem that prevented customers in the United Stat Read More →

India will impose higher retaliatory tariffs on 28 U.S. products including almonds, apples and walnu Read More →


Norway's wealth fund will have to divest its holdings in ConocoPhillips and Hess after both U.S Read More →

Equity funds that stick to blue-chip shares cope best with calls from investors for their money back Read More →

Neil Woodford has sold 97 million pounds of shares over the past 10 days to boost liquidity in his s Read More →