OECD secretary general Angel Gurría (left) and French finance minister Bruno Le Maire take part in a panel session during the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Photograph: EPA

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) secretary general Angel Gurría said on Thursday he is confident international corporate (...)

Protesters march during a demonstration against the World Economic Forum in Davos, in the streets of Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday. Photograph: Ennio Leanza/EPA

The Big Four accounting groups and scores of the world’s largest companies have signed up to the most comprehensive effort yet to account for business(...)

Davos brings together entrepreneurs, scientists, corporate and political leaders. Photograph: EPA

It hasn’t been a good week for bats, with the flying mammals being pointed to by some as a potential source of a deadly coronavirus sweeping China tha(...)

US President Donald Trump attends a plenary session of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photograph: Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP

US president Donald Trump held up his country before the World Economic Forum in Davos as an “example for the world”, as he listed a series of economi(...)

Prince William  and New Zealand’s   prime minister    Jacinda Ardern discuss mental health  during the 49th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photograph:  Laurent Gillieron/EPA

Appearing on a World Economic Forum panel on Wednesday on mental health, Britain’s Duke of Cambridge, perhaps better known as Prince William, laid a l(...)

Donald Trump hasn’t yet arrived in Davos, but the Swiss town is ready for him. Photograph: AP

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Alexander the Great Airport  in Skopje. Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev said   his country would rename the airport to show its “strong commitment” to ending a long-running row with Greece over the use of the name Macedonia. Photograph: Robert Atanasovski/AFP/Getty Images

Greece and Macedonia have announced a series of concessions as they seek to resolve a 27-year-old dispute over the ex-Yugoslav state’s name that is bl(...)

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde called for tax and labour-market reforms to narrow the income gap between young people and older people. Photograph: Bloomberg

The International Monetary Fund’s managing director, Christine Lagarde, signalled on Wednesday she would be in favour of wealth taxes being used to he(...)

Ghassan Jansiz in his bookshop in Homs. Photograph: Michael Jansen

Opening the Oxford and Cambridge English bookshop in the Syrian city of Homs in 2015 as the war in that country raged on was a risky business venture (...)

Jes Staley, chief executive  of Barclays Plc,  during a Bloomberg Television interview at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos Photograph: Bloomberg

Barclays could look at reassigning its Frankfurt branch to its Irish subsidiary rather than moving out of London after Brexit, the bank’s chief execut(...)

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