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    FTSE 100 rises after Trump eases off China in trade dispute


    The London markets rose as investor sentiment was buoyed as trade tensions between the US and China appeared to...

    The London markets rose as investor sentiment was buoyed as trade tensions between the US and China appeared to ease.

    Metro Bank founder re-elected despite executive pay concerns


    Metro Bank staved off calls from advisory bodies to reject founder Vernon Hill’s election at its annual general meeting (AGM), but shareholders raised their frustrations over executive...

    Metro Bank staved off calls from advisory bodies to reject founder Vernon Hill’s election at its annual general meeting (AGM), but shareholders raised their frustrations over executive pay.

    Ex-White House aide faces contempt vote after failing to testify before Congress


    Former White House aide Don McGahn has been told he will be held in contempt of the US Congress after failing to appear in front of the House Judiciary...

    Former White House aide Don McGahn has been told he will be held in contempt of the US Congress after failing to appear in front of the House Judiciary Committee.

    Sherpa guide breaks own record by climbing Everest for 24th time


    A Sherpa mountaineer has extended his record for successful climbs of Mount Everest with his 24th ascent of the world’s highest...

    A Sherpa mountaineer has extended his record for successful climbs of Mount Everest with his 24th ascent of the world’s highest peak.

    Austrian chancellor to face no-confidence vote


    Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz faces a no-confidence vote in parliament next week after his governing coalition collapsed over a corruption...

    Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz faces a no-confidence vote in parliament next week after his governing coalition collapsed over a corruption scandal.

    Global markets make gains amid Huawei 90-day grace period


    Most global stock markets rose after the US government issued a 90-day grace period on its order to bar US firms from selling to Chinese telecom giant...

    Most global stock markets rose after the US government issued a 90-day grace period on its order to bar US firms from selling to Chinese telecom giant Huawei.

    Philippines lightning strike captured in dramatic mobile phone pictures


    An amateur photographer’s remarkable pictures have captured the moment a bolt of lightning struck during a heavy storm in the...

    An amateur photographer’s remarkable pictures have captured the moment a bolt of lightning struck during a heavy storm in the Philippines.

    Elle Fanning faints at Cannes Film Festival dinner


    Elle Fanning says she fainted at a Cannes Film Festival dinner because her dress was too...

    Elle Fanning says she fainted at a Cannes Film Festival dinner because her dress was too tight.

    Jailed Catalan separatists take seats in Spain’s parliament


    Jailed Catalan politicians have taken their seats in Spain’s parliament after being released from pre-trial detention for the...

    Jailed Catalan politicians have taken their seats in Spain’s parliament after being released from pre-trial detention for the occasion.