A Hong Kong-based firm is to help run one of the biggest rail franchises in the UK, the government has announced. MTR, which operates the Hong Kong Metro, has been awarded the franchise along with First Group to run South West Trains (SWT) for seven ...
Trump's failure to rally enough support from his own Republican party to repeal and replace Obamacare spurred a rush to safe haven assets such as gold, the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc.
Two teenage girls wearing leggings were barred from boarding a United Airlines on Sunday because they did not meet a dress code for special pass travelers, a company spokesman said amid a furor on social media.
The historically high proportion of first time buyers relying on the "bank of Mum and Dad" is making inequality worse as home ownership becomes a "distant dream" for millions of young people, a team of Cambridge researchers have warned.
Nuclear power station in Suffolk, England, one of 12 sites undergoing decommissioning. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian.