Protesters rally outside the Rio Tinto office in Perth. Photograph: Richard Wainwright/AAP Image/ via AP

Rio Tinto chairman Simon Thompson will step down within the next year in response to the outcry over the mining company’s destruction of a 46,000-year(...)

Rio Tinto’s chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Rio Tinto’s board will debate the future of chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques as it faces pressure to respond more strongly to the destruction of(...)

Britain’s health secretary Matt Hancock speaking on Tuesday in the House of Commons, where he said the NHS coronavirus tracing system was ‘working precisely as intended’. Photograph: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

In the West Yorkshire town of Batley last Saturday, the Fox and Hounds pub opened its doors after nearly four months under lockdown. Two days later, i(...)

Protesters outside the Rio Tinto office in Perth, Australia on June 9th. The board-led review will seek input from employees and the local Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura people. Photograph:  Richard Wainwright/EPA

Rio Tinto on Friday launched a board-led review into how the miner destroyed two ancient and sacred Aboriginal caves in Western Australia, stepping up(...)

Tullow Oil chief executive Aidan Heavey, who steps down next month.

Tullow Oil’s incoming chief executive, Paul McDade, will start off next month on an 18 per cent lower salary and significantly reduced bonus plan comp(...)

Tullow Oil’s founder Aidan Heavey is to step down  after more than 30 years as CEO. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Tullow Oil’s founder Aidan Heavey will step down as chief executive in April to become chairman for up to two years as the exploration group undergoes(...)