California’s economy is now the fifth biggest in the world, and has overtaken the...

New economic data puts the California economy at $2.747 trillion — bigger than most nations. The ranking puts in fifth in the world, just...

How refugees can actually create jobs for locals in growing cities – if given...

The term “refugee” conjures up certain images; bedraggled, desperate people hauling themselves onto lifeboats in the Mediterranean; or a vast sea of white...

Diverse school pupils feel ‘warmer’ toward other ethnic backgrounds, reveals study

Students in ethnically diverse secondary schools are much more positive about youngsters from backgrounds different to their own, according to new research.  Teenagers in secondary schools...

Five things to look out for which will indicate the strength – or imminent...

The dollar is back in fashion, and some. After a wobbly first quarter it has climbed some 6 per cent, regaining all the...

Theresa May slaps down minister who admits UK will pay £39bn divorce bill regardless...

Downing Street has slapped down a minister who admitted the UK will be legally bound to pay its Brexit ‘divorce bill’ regardless of...

‘Trusted’ British pensioner raped children during trips to Kenya and tried to bribe them...

A British pensioner who established himself as a “trusted figure” among families in rural Kenya, has been convicted of raping children and attempting...

Philip Roth death: Tributes pour in for ‘truly great American writer’

The writing world has begun mourning the loss of award-winning satirist Philip Roth, the famed author of American Pastoral, who has died aged...

We can’t root out Russian ‘dirty money’ – our economy depends on it

Russian “dirty money” is a security threat to the UK, according to a report called “Moscow’s Gold”, just published by a committee of members...

Planet 9: Undiscovered world might hiding in our own solar system, new findings suggest

A huge planet, ten times as big as Earth, might be hiding on the edge of our solar system. For years, some have speculated...

Climate change latest: UK becomes first developed economy to examine Paris agreement commitments

Britain will become major developed economy to commit to examining how it will meet the terms of the Paris climate agreement and review its long-term target to cut...