Russia raises the stakes with wide-reaching and blunt internet clampdown

On Friday 13 April, inside a cramped Moscow courtroom, judge Yulia Smolina made Russian internet history. It took her...

Businesses may soon use ‘smart glass’ to get you to spend more time and...

There are many depictions of a future in which we've mastered the art of manipulating the opacity of glass....

Four Britons killed and 12 injured in Saudi Arabia coach crash

Four British nationals have died and 12 others have been injured in a coach crash in Saudi Arabia, a travel company...

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...

What has Trump tweeted today? The latest Twitter posts from the US President and...

Donald Trump's Twitter account provides an extraordinary unfiltered insight into what the President is doing and thinking in real time. He...

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...

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...

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...

Man jailed for 50 years for stealing $1.2m-worth of fajitas

A former youth offenders’ centre employee in Texas has been convicted of stealing more than $1.2m (£860,000) worth of fajitas. Gilberto Escamilla,...

Amazon forces people to buy James Comey book if they want to review it

Amazon is banning people from reviewing James Comey's book until they buy it. The company will only let people who...

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