Seeds for new financial crisis ‘being planted’, warns economist Douglas Diamond

One of the world’s top financial economists has warned that, a decade after the fall of Lehman Brothers, the...

Kabul bombing: 57 dead in Afghan suicide bombing at voter registration centre

Afghan officials say 57 people have been killed and 119 wounded in a suicide bombing in Kabul that targeted...

Women on the front line in the deadly no-man’s land of Gaza’s buffer zone

In the deadly no-man’s land of Gaza’s buffer zone, a small group of Palestinian protesters hidden by black smoke,...

HSBC announces it will stop funding new coal power plants and other fossil fuel...

Europe’s largest bank has announced it is to largely stop funding fossil fuel industries. HSBC claims it is going green...

Nicaraguan journalist shot dead on Facebook Live while covering protests

A journalist was gunned down during a Facebook Live broadcast as he covered an anti-government protest in Nicaragua. Angel Gahona was describing damage...

Westworld season 2 episode 1 confirms there are six parks, hints at an Indian...

Back in February, an eagle-eyed Westworld fan decoded a binary sequence hidden in the season 2 trailer which signposted...

Two-year-old girl accidentally shot dead by mother in Ohio hotel, police say

A US woman with a permit to carry a concealed gun accidentally shot dead her two-year-old daughter, say police. The woman,...

EU agrees new trade deal with Mexico as Brexit looms

Mexico and the European Union have agreed a new trade deal that virtually eliminates tariffs between the two blocs, as...

Michael Bloomberg ‘to write $4.5m cheque to cover US commitment to Paris climate agreement’

Billionaire former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg has said he will write a $4.5m cheque to cover the...

India’s vice-president rejects calls to impeach chief justice over alleged misuse of public office

India‘s vice-president has rejected an unprecedented petition by seven opposition parties to impeach the country’s most senior judge for alleged...

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