Former SPD politician Sebastian Edathy  in a  regional court in Verden, Germany, yesterday.  Photograph: Julian Stratenschulte/AP

Senior figures in Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) have demanded the resignation from the party of a former politician who has admitted owning (...)

Trying out  Samsung Gear VR devices at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Ninety thousand executives, marketers and reporters gather in Barcelona this week for the event. Photograph: Reuters

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was on the charm offensive with wireless carriers and telecoms firms during his keynote address at Mobile World Co(...)

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A man suspected of robbery was shot and killed by the police in Los Angeles on Sunday during a confrontation that was captured on video in a downtown (...)

Cameras are brandished by both sides as water charge protesters gather outside the Labour Party conference in Killarney. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 0:49

The campaign against water charges has become the first popular protest in Ireland to make widespread use of social media – especially video channe(...)

Kristy Preece had just cleared the Ferry Boat Pub in Runcorn in Cheshire. The shift on May 24th, 2010, had been difficult – mainly because of two abus(...)

Visitors use mobiles to photograph a banner advert for the new Samsung Galaxy smart phone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is expected to detail more of his company’s plans to bring underserved parts of the world online(...)

Blurred London bus passes the Bank of England in a hurry:  Patience involves planning for the future: in economic terms it leads to saving and capital investment. Without patience there is no investment and no growth.   Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

It is almost impossible to put the words “interesting” and “chief economist” into a sentence that makes any sense. One exception involves Andy Haldane(...)

Rather than marketing being about these above the line campaigns…now it’s about how you have a conversation with your customer, according to Lisa Hughes.

“Marketing is everything you do in terms of communicating with a customer. Before you sell your story, you need to understand what your story is,” acc(...)

 Adil Charkaoui told a news conference in Montreal that anti-Muslim sentiment in Quebec is to blame for alienating Muslim students, not his classes, where he said only Arabic, the Koran and “basic notions” are taught. Photograph: Dario Ayala/Reuters

A Muslim teacher once jailed by Canada as a security threat denied on Friday he had radicalised Canadian teens believed to have travelled to Syria to (...)

This figure hugging frock has gone viral on Twitter under the hashtag #TheDress with people asking whether it’s black and blue or white and gold.

A two-tone dress marketed as being “bang on trend” has lived up to its billing — by sparking a global debate on Twitter over what colour it is.The fig(...)