Politics




Don’t blame foreign workers, says Piketty

Image copyright Reuters Economist Thomas Piketty’s last book, Capital in the Twenty First Century, took the publishing world by surprise when it stormed to the top of the bestsellers list. Despite containing a multitude of…


Brexit: France warns UK of bitter trade negotiations

Image copyright AFP Image caption French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian predicted the two sides would «rip each other apart» France has warned Britain to expect a bruising battle with the EU in post-Brexit trade…


GM scraps historic Holden car brand in Australia

Image copyright Getty Images General Motors has said it will retire the iconic Australian car brand Holden as it leaves more markets. The American car giant said it will wind down Holden sales, design and…



Coronavirus: Bicester Village ‘having a tough time’

Image caption Fashion buyer Xia Yae purchases clothing in Bicester Village, Selfridges and Harrods for clients in South Korea On a rainy weekday morning, the luxury shopping outlet Bicester Village feels deserted. While February is…


Heathrow Airport apologises for IT failure disruption

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Heathrow is the busiest airport in Europe Heathrow Airport has apologised for disruption after the west London hub was hit by «technical issues». One passenger said the situation was…