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Spitfire maker GKN loses its Battle of Britain to the barbarians at the gates

Say goodbye to one of Britain’s oldest manufacturers.  GKN, which once made the Spitfire, in the end failed in its own Battle of Britain...

IMF head Christine Lagarde says euro zone leaders should create a ‘rainy day fund’

International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said on Monday euro zone leaders should set up a “rainy day fund” to help cushion...

Women earn on average £223,000 less than men over a lifetime, study shows

Women earn on average £223,000 less than men over the course of a lifetime, according to new research published ahead of next week’s...

£30m fund to cut number of rough sleepers in UK announced, after criticism of...

A £30m fund to cut the number of people living on the street has been announced by the government, amid intense criticism of...

James Stannard: Briton accused of unprovoked punch outside kebab shop that put Australian rugby...

A British man has been charged with assault over an incident that saw Australia’s Commonwealth Games rugby sevens captain rushed to hospital with...

Two planes collide on tarmac in Israel causing ‘heavy damage’

Two planes collided at Ben Gurion airport in Israel, causing "heavy damage" but no casualties. The tail end of a German aircraft crashed into the...

Mea Culpa: Donald Trump’s not-so-secret attack on Amazon

We carried this headline yesterday: “Trump openly attacks Amazon over taxes and business practices.” This is the opposite of the usual journalistic device...

A feminist approach to international development is one way we can reduce global inequality

What kind of world is it that we are forging?  Ask the elites running it – or the 42 richest people in the world, who...

Ryan Seacrest sexual harassment allegation investigated by police

The former colleague of Ryan Seacrest accusing the TV host of sexual harassment has said she has filed a police report over the allegation.  Seacrest's lawyer...

UK consumer confidence boosted slightly by wage growth and Brexit progress, survey shows

UK consumers became slightly more confident this month than they were in February, cheered by the prospect of wages inching higher, inflation easing slightly...