Government to hit litter louts with Singapore-style £150 on-the-spot fines

Litter louts will face Singapore-style on-the-spot fines of up to £150 from today as part of government plans to clamp down on the scourge of rubbish dumped on Britain’s...

Israel scraps plans to forcibly deport thousands of African asylum seekers

Israel is to resettle thousands of African migrants in Western countries instead of forcibly deporting them, the Israeli government has said. The country’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he had reached an...

Donald Trump vows ‘no more DACA deal’ as he pushes for Mexico border wall...

Donald Trump renounced a push to give young unauthorised immigrants legal status as he lashed out at Democrats and Mexico in an Easter morning Twitter barrage. “Republicans...

If we’re going Dutch on takeovers please can we first plan the route?

Blimey. I had no idea. I simply did not realise that GKN was so vital to the interests of national security. There I was, supposing it...

Common CEO mistakes: Keep the expectations real

Being a CEO in a company is everything but an easy task. However, the people who take this kind of responsibility already have experience in the field and they certainly know what does it...

Pope Francis calls for end to ‘carnage’ in Syria in Easter message

Pope Francis has condemned the “carnage” in Syria and called for political leaders to help stop the “apparently endless war”. The 81 year-old leader of the Catholic Church also...

White House criticised for lack of diversity after releasing photo of spring 2018 interns

The White House released a photo of its spring 2018 interns and people quickly noted a lack of people of colour. One reaction on Twitter noted: "Last summer...

Judge allows 2,300 women to proceed with gender bias lawsuit against Goldman Sachs

More than 2,300 women are pushing forward with a lawsuit claiming one of Wall Street’s largest banks discriminated against them on grounds of gender, after a...

With one year to go until Brexit day, small businesses still have big concerns...

“There is a risk,” the Brexit secretary told BBC journalist Andrew Marr last Sunday, “in trying to focus just on the downsides.” He went on to say that the new...

Merkel ally suggests longer Brexit transition period as May admits Britain may not be...

Angela Merkel’s closest ally in the EU’s Brexit apparatus has said the transition period could be extended if Britain needs more time to prepare for leaving...

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