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

Kraft Heinz shares fall as appetites waneThe food giant's stock hits a record low after it writes down the value of key brands. Read More →

Royal Mail 'sorry' for raising stamp price above capA hike in the cost of second-class stamps puts the postal service in breach of Ofcom rules. Read More →

BMW and Daimler invest €1bn in new car ventureThe German carmakers combine to develop next-generation pay-per-use and autonomous services. Read More →

Politics

Brexit: Greg Clark, Amber Rudd and David Gauke issue delay warningGreg Clark, Amber Rudd and David Gauke say extending Article 50 is better than "crashing out Read More →

Ian Austin quits Labour blaming Jeremy Corbyn's leadershipIan Austin, the ninth MP this week to leave, blames anti-Semitism but will not join new Independent Read More →

Brexit: Theresa May warned dozens of Tories could rebel over no-dealDowning Street says talks continue "at pace" to get the changes to Theresa May's Brex Read More →

Technology

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered two state agencies to investigate a media report th Read More →

Several Microsoft Corp employees on Friday demanded that the company cancel a $480 million hardware Read More →

NASA gave its final go-ahead on Friday to billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company t Read More →

Entertainment

R Kelly: Singer charged with sexual abuse in ChicagoThe singer's lawyer says he maintains his innocence of the 10 charges, nine involving underage Read More →

Jussie Smollett suspended from Empire TV showProducers for the hit show took the decision after Jussie Smollet was accused of faking an assault. Read More →

Shatterhand: Next James Bond film's working title revealed?The 25th official James Bond film - and Daniel Craig's last - is due to begin shooting in April Read More →

Education & Family

Government faces High Court action over children's rightsA children's charity is seeking a judicial review of government guidance over vulnerable childr Read More →

Anti-Semitism: University of Essex suspends worker amid rowA vote on a proposed Jewish Society has been scrapped after the university said it would be set up. Read More →

Warning over cost of caring for young asylum seekersCouncils are struggling with the rising costs of caring for young asylum seekers. Read More →

Lecturer's widow hits out at Cardiff University workloadDr Malcolm Anderson killed himself after complaining about mounting pressure at work. Read More →

Top News

Venezuelan soldiers opened fire on indigenous people near the border with Brazil on Friday, killing Read More →

Leaders in the western hemisphere are weighing whether to boost aid pledges to Venezuela or tighten Read More →

U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen met last month with federal Read More →

World

The leader of the Time's Up group set up last year to fight sexual harassment resigned after he Read More →

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, facing the country's biggest popular protests since he c Read More →

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir early on Saturday appointed a new prime minister, but left the Read More →

Science

NASA gave its final go-ahead on Friday to billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company t Read More →

A Virgin Galactic rocket plane on Friday soared to the edge of space with a test passenger for the f Read More →

A Japanese space probe named after a falcon, Hayabusa 2, has touched down on an asteroid more than 3 Read More →

Health

Flu vaccine 'working better for children'It is 87% effective in two to 17-year-olds against the main flu strain, mid-season data suggests. Read More →

PTSD affects 'one in 13 by age of 18'Researchers say, with many young people not receiving support, the study should be a "wake-up c Read More →

Princess Royal Maternity Hospital: Dead babies had 'extremely rare' infectionTwo babies who died in a Glasgow maternity hospital had been infected with a bacterium never seen be Read More →

Consumer Products & Retail

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered two state agencies to investigate a media report th Read More →

U.S. prosecutors have started presenting evidence to a grand jury in Washington to examine whether f Read More →

Democrat New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a scion of his party's establishment wing, said on Fri Read More →

Funds

Several cryptocurrency exchanges have moved closer to mainstream markets by buying listed companies, Read More →

Britain's markets watchdog said three asset management firms breached competition law by swappi Read More →

British wealth and asset manager Schroders on Thursday announced the death of Bruno Schroder, a non- Read More →