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London’s FTSE 100 slipped for a second session on Wednesday, dragged by pharmaceutical and bank stocks

European stocks marked their biggest decline in three weeks on Wednesday, a day before a European Central Bank meeting that will see policymakers deb(...)

European stocks fell on Wednesday as worries about slowing global growth weighed on sentiment, while investors looked ahead to a European Central Bank(...)

Princess Beatrice with her husband, Edoardo Mapelli Mozziconi. Photograph: Pool via Getty

News has emerged that the pregnant Princess Beatrice has hired a £1,000-a-week nanny a full five months in advance of the birth of her baby. Some said(...)

Wall Street gains: the S&P 500 and Dow Jones were both set to end a choppy week higher. Photograph: AFP

European stocks ended the week close to all-time highs as investors shrugged off worries about a third wave of coronavirus infections and focused on p(...)

Music biographer Johnny Rogan nourished his love of pop and rock on visits to relations in Ireland  through the years. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Johnny Rogan Born: February 14th, 1953 Died: January 21st, 2021 Johnny Rogan, who has died unexpectedly aged 67, was among the most prolific and well(...)

The Dow hit a record high on Monday after Moderna became the second US company in a week to report positive results from its Covid-19 vaccine trial, raising hopes of a quicker economic recovery from a pandemic-led recession. Photograph:  Angela Weiss/Getty Images

European shares ended at a more-than-eight-month high on Monday as positive data from Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine boosted investor confidence in a fast(...)

Food stocks were also down due in part to Brexit concerns with Glanbia dropping 2.7% and Kerry 1.8%.

European stocks slid on Thursday, with UK markets leading the way after Britain’s government launched a scaled-back job support programme, while a sec(...)

Young people today know that the likes of Instagram and TikTok are recording details about them. And because they know it, they don’t find it sinister. Photograph: Getty Images

I regularly write here about myself and my family: often to demonstrate some ill-thought out point, or generate a bit of humour or simply because I ca(...)

The ruling by Justice Simons means all three sectoral employment orders made by the last government are no longer valid. They  governed  conditions for building workers, plumbers and electricians

A law setting minimum pay and pension contributions for electricians would have forced smaller contractors to lay off workers, one company warned at (...)

A selection of UK newspapers. Newspaper sales have been heavily impacted by the effects of the Covid-19 lockdown.

Stuart Reddish, who owns the Baxters newsagent and post office in Sheffield, has spent the past few weeks creating “care packages” to deliver essentia(...)

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