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...

Brexit poses a bigger threat to the legitimacy of Britain’s political institutions than attempts...

The economic and political costs of leaving the EU are becoming more apparent by the day.  Far from having its cake and eating it,...

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...

The importance of art in the interior industry

Art industry experts are saying the era of the billion dollar painting is inevitable, tracking the resurrection of art to its once revered...

Five things to watch out for after recent market mayhem. Is a downturn on...

Was the market shakeout of the past few days a harbinger of a wider downturn? And if so, was it perhaps severe enough...

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...

Brexit may bring new invasive species to UK risking economic damage, say experts

Invasive plants and animals caused £2bn of damage to the UK economy last year and the problem may worsen after Brexit, conservation groups have claimed. The...

IMF head Christine Lagarde says euro zone leaders should create a ‘rainy day fund’

International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said on Monday euro zone leaders should set up a “rainy day fund” to help cushion...

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...

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...

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Pope Francis calls for end to ‘carnage’ in Syria in Easter...

Pope Francis has condemned the “carnage” in Syria and called for political leaders to help stop the “apparently...

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