Chancellor George Osborne is coming under pressure in Parliament over Google’s controversial £130 million deal with the taxman. (Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire)

Downing Street distanced itself on Monday from George Osborne’s claim that the tax deal with Google represented “a major success”, amid growing criti(...)

Belfast International Airport.  Airport security company ICTS is  to announce plans for  40 additional jobs

The London-headquartered airport security company ICTS is today set to announce plans to create 40 additional jobs in the North. The jobs boost at Bel(...)

Screen grab taken from YouTube from footage issued by Islamic State militants showing a masked jihadi with a British accent mocking David Cameron in a purported new Islamic State video showing the execution of five men accused of being spies for the UK. Photograph: YouTube/PA Wire

Security services and police are attempting to discover the identity of the people behind a new Islamic State (IS) video believed to have British link(...)

 International Airlines Group (IAG) chief executive Willie Walsh, who has warned he could seek to expand the airline overseas if the Government “twiddles its thumbs” over a third runway at Heathrow. (Photograph: Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire)

The boss of British Airways (BA) and Aer Lingus has warned he could seek to expand the airline overseas if the Government “twiddles its thumbs” over (...)

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(...)

Passengers of an easyJet flight to Britain wait after their flight was cancelled at the airport of the Red Sea resort of Sharm al-Sheikh on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

Russia has suspended all passenger flights to Egypt after a deadly plane crash at the weekend as Western officials said intelligence “chatter” support(...)

Human rights groups including Amnesty International and Reprieve have called for clemency to stop Ali Mohammed al-Nimr, who was 17 at the time of his arrest, from being beheaded and then crucified. Photograph: Facebook

The mother of a teenage Saudi protester sentenced to crucifixion has begged Barack Obama to intervene to save her son’s life. In her first interview w(...)

In  France, police escort buses with migrants who tried to walk through the Channel Tunnel to Britain overnight. Senior figures have criticised Britain’s plan to take in just 20,000 refugees over the next five years. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

Some of Britain’s most senior former judicial figures criticised prime minister David Cameron’s government yesterday for its response to the EU migra(...)

Investment solutions firm Brewin Dolphin has said that the world’s developed economies need to spend 60 per cent more than total spent in last 18 years. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Government’s €27 billion capital plan falls short of what experts believe developed countries will need to spend on infrastructure over the comin(...)

Robert Dunne of GlycoSeLect: “Our technology improves the manufacturing of biopharmaceutical products by giving users a single-step product separation method”
New Innovators: GlycoSeLect

At first glance, glycoproteins may not seem to have much relevance for everyday life, but they are in fact the bedrock of the biopharmaceutical indust(...)