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...

South Korea stops broadcasting propaganda over border with North Korea ahead of summit between...

South Korea has stopped broadcasting propaganda across its border with North Korea, in a gesture of goodwill ahead of...

Israeli secret service ran fake luxury beach resort as front for smuggling Jewish refugees...

Israeli secret service agents ran an entire fake luxury beach resort in Sudan as a front for its operations...

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...

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,...

‘I got it wrong’: Celebrations in Armenia as prime minister resigns after days of...

Armenia‘s prime minister has resigned unexpectedly after his acceptance of the post brought thousands of people on to the...

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...

Armenia protests: Police detain opposition leaders and 200 protesters after president becomes prime minister

Three opposition leaders and nearly 200 protesters have been arrested in Armenia following more than a week of demonstrations venting...

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,...

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