Leicester have terminated the contracts of Tom Hopper, Adam Smith and James Pearson after they appeared in a video using racist language during an end-of-season tour, the Barclays Premier League club have announced. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA

Leicester have sacked Tom Hopper, Adam Smith and James Pearson for their part in in a sexually-explicit video during which racist language was used. P(...)

Character flaw is a well-recognised concept in leadership with numerous examples of rogues at the top of major business corporations. Invariably, thes(...)

 Leicester City’s James Pearson. Photo:   Pete Norton/Getty Images

Premier League football club Leicester City has launched an internal investigation amid reports that three of its players were filmed in an orgy with (...)

Former Labour prime minister  Gordon Brown campaigns in Kirkcaldy, Scotland. Locals say they have seen nothing of the economic recovery touted by government, and many no longer trust any London-based party to deliver better – especially Labour. Photograph:  Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

No election battle more starkly demonstrates the sudden collapse of the Scottish Labour Party than the one unfolding in the Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath (...)

Irish high net-worth individuals were also found to be keen on staying in Ireland with just 16 per cent of them planning to move to a different country in the next five years

The age-old claim that “the poor will always be with us” is under threat from economic development. According to the World Bank, the number of people (...)

British prime minister David Cameron delivers a speech in Aberdeen yesterday: “On Friday, people could be living in a different country, with a different place in the world and a different future ahead of it.” Photograph: Reuters/Dylan Martinez 1:51

British prime minister David Cameron has issued a visibly emotional plea to Scots not to vote Yes in Thursday’s independence referendum, saying that(...)

The production line at the Scania AB factory in Sodertalje, Sweden. Photographer: Erik Abel/Bloomberg

Limited-liability, privately owned joint-stock companies are the core institutions of modern capitalism. These entities are largely responsible for or(...)

Portrait of Francis Hutcheson by Allan Ramsay at Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery in Glasgow

It’s just like a philosopher to be born and to die on the same date. Such was the fate of Co Down man Francis Hutcheson (August 8th, 1694, to Augus(...)

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One of today’s most Orwellian inventions is surely the selfie tripod. Where once holiday-makers used to have to stop passers-by and ask for assista(...)

A former city of London economist and now economic adviser to the city’s mayor, Gerard Lyons takes a positive view of the prospects for the world econ(...)