RAF Typhoons arrive at RAF Akrotiri to begin operations againts Isis in Syria in Akrotiri, Cyprus. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Saudi Arabia has executed 152 people in 2015, most of them by beheading, leaving so-called Islamic State, also known as Isis, in the ha’penny place wh(...)

Welby v Wonga

In Britain, payday lenders are loan companies that charge excessive rates of interest to short-term borrowers for credit they could not otherwise easi(...)

Rev Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, said he was embarrassed to find out his organisation had invested indirectly in a short-term loan company which he had vowed only days earlier to drive out of business. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire.

The head of the Church of England today said he was embarrassed to find out his organisation had invested indirectly in a short-term loan company whi(...)