Former US president George HW Bush (bottom) celebrates his 85th birthday by jumping with the US army’s Golden Knight parachute team in a tandem jump with SFC Michael Elliott in Kennebunkport, Maine in  2009. Photograph: Reuters

George Herbert Walker Bush Born June 12th, 1924 Died November 30th, 2018 George HW Bush, who has died aged 94, was the 41st president of the US (19(...)

European telecoms stocks rose on Tuesday following reports that T-mobile US and Sprint were in merger talks. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

This was little movement in world stocks on Tuesday as investors await news from the US Federal Reserve policy meeting. Along with the rest of Europe,(...)