EU approves buyout of Monsanto by German chemical firm Bayer

German conglomerate Bayer won EU antitrust approval on Wednesday for its $62.5bn (£44.5bn) buy of US peer Monsanto, the latest in a trio of...

Climate change rules introduced by Barack Obama will be further rolled back by Trump...

Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency is expected to roll back greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy standards for automobiles, further undercutting his predecessor...

One year to Brexit: How businesses in the most economically exposed region of the...

A sword of Damocles hangs over the economy of the North-east of England. That at least is the implication of the government’s own...

British business ‘drinking in last chance saloon’ over gender pay gap reporting

“Drinking in the last chance saloon,” is how the Equality and Human Rights Commission characterised the situation facing British businesses over reporting their gender pay...

UK consumer confidence boosted slightly by wage growth and Brexit progress, survey shows

UK consumers became slightly more confident this month than they were in February, cheered by the prospect of wages inching higher, inflation easing slightly...

Your ‘role will be removed’: Whole Foods fires workers in seven minute leaked conference...

Whole Foods just decimated its marketing staff. Business Insider obtained a recording of a seven-minute conference call on Thursday, during which Nicole Wescoe, the...

A feminist approach to international development is one way we can reduce global inequality

What kind of world is it that we are forging?  Ask the elites running it – or the 42 richest people in the world, who...

A View from the Top: Miatta Fahnbulleh, chief executive of the New Economics Foundation,...

Miatta Fahnbulleh spent the day of the Spring Statement calling out the Chancellor on live television. Fahnbulleh is chief executive of the New Economics...

Theresa May needs to be honest with the public about post-Brexit immigration

In three weeks it will be 50 years since Enoch Powell’s infamous “rivers of blood” speech warning about the perils of immigration. His...

What the blue passport row tells us about the kind of economy we will...

Sacre bleu!  The furore over the (rumoured) decision to award the contract to produce the new, “iconic” and definitely blue British passports to...

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