Melrose takeover offer approved in GKN shareholder vote

Shares in GKN surged by more than 5.5 per cent after the results of the vote were announced, with Melrose’s offer gaining approval...

The Nation’s Game – life at the bottom of the pyramid: Part 5, The...

Based respectively at Wembley Stadium – the £798m concrete bowl opened in 2007 – and in the opulent comfort of Mayfair, London, the...

Earthquake with a 6.9 magnitude strikes off the coast of Papua New Guinea

An earthquake has struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea, it has been reported.  It was measured at a magnitude of 6.9 on the Richter...

China’s ‘Jack the Ripper’ sentenced to death for eleven murders

A serial killer in China has been sentenced to death for raping and murdering 10 women and an eight year-old girl. Gao Chengyong, 54, was dubbed China's...

Crowdfunding campaign for sacked former FBI director Andrew McCabe smashes $370k target in 14...

A fundraising campaign to cover the legal bills of sacked former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe has smashed its target to hit $370,000 (£260,000)...

Anyone applying for a US visa will have to hand over email addresses, social...

The state department wants to require all US visa applicants to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers, vastly expanding...

Consumers’ demands have changed – too bad retailers haven’t noticed

Two buzzwords of the moment are “experience” and “relevant”. Now that we’ve reached “peak stuff”, the trend is to invest in experiences rather than objects...

French vegan given suspended jail sentence for saying she had ‘no sympathy’ for butcher...

A French vegan has been handed a suspended prison sentence for saying she had “zero sympathy” for a butcher killed in last week’s...

One in three Britons use baking to help them de-stress after busy day at...

One in three Brits turn to baking to help them de-stress after a busy day at work, a study suggests. Researchers found as well as...

The argument for Brexit still doesn’t stand up to scrutiny

How disappointing to read “I’m a young person who voted for Brexit – and I’d do the same again today” by Benedict Spence....