HSBC currently employs more than 238,000 staff. Photograph: iStock

HSBC has embarked on a cost-cutting drive that threatens up to 10,000 jobs, as its new interim chief executive Noel Quinn seeks to make his mark on th(...)

Lieutenant William Frederick MacHutchison: 99 years later, his last resting place has been identified

For almost 100 years Dublin-born soldier Lieutenant William Frederick MacHutchison was one of the missing of the first World War. On Wednesday a new h(...)

Pro-democracy protest: thousands gather to march in downtown Hong Kong to push for greater democracy earlier this month. Photograph: ap photo/kin cheung

Over half a million people took to the streets of downtown Hong Kong earlier this month, on the 17th anniversary of the territory’s reversion to Chine(...)