‘Slow news’ is on its way: Tortoise co-founder Katie Vanneck-Smith, former Dow Jones president. Photograph: Getty Images

For any media outlet thinking beyond tomorrow, young people have always been an attractive group to court: form those habits early, secure that lifeti(...)

Police investigators and fire fighters work in front of the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

There has been swift and horrified reaction to the murders of 12 people in Paris on Wednesday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the deadly shootin(...)

Caroline Kennedy: the assignment would vault her into the kind of public life that her father and uncles pursued for decades. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

President Barack Obama plans to name Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of the late President John F Kennedy, as the next US ambassador to Japan, a(...)