Battle for Hodeidah: How the destruction of one Yemen port could send millions into...

Ramadan is particularly punishing in Hodeidah on Yemen’s west coast, where the temperature is currently 36C. Many of the Houthi rebels who have...

Starbucks is daring to invest in its employees with today’s diversity training, a rare...

If Americans have an urge to pop into a certain ubiquitous coffee chain later today for a caramel cocoa cluster frappuccino, a pumpkin...

Trump accuses Mueller’s team of ‘meddling’ in US elections

President Donald Trump has accused the federal investigators probing his campaign’s alleged ties to Russia of “meddling” in the US midterm elections. “The 13 Angry Democrats (plus people...

Best for Britain chief campaigning for second referendum compares Brexit to appeasement of Nazi...

Brexit has been compared to the appeasement of Nazi Germany in the 1930s by a leading supporter of the Remain campaign. Lord Malloch-Brown, the former foreign office minister who heads the Best for...

Brexit: Second referendum campaign to be launched, George Soros announces

A campaign to secure a second Brexit referendum is to be launched in days, the billionaire George Soros has announced. The financier, in a keynote speech, has said the prospect of the...

Iran condemns US threat to impose ‘strongest sanctions in history’

Iranian politicians have reacted with anger to a promise from newly appointed US secretary of state Mike Pompeo to impose “the strongest sanctions...

Tyrant: Shakespeare on Power by Stephen Greenblatt, review: What Shakespeare’s plays can tell us...

What would Shakespeare have made of Trump? It’s one of the impish and fascinating questions at the heart of this nimble and intriguing...

Uber and Lyft subpoenaed for employment records after landmark gig economy ruling

San Francisco’s city attorney has demanded that Uber and Lyft turn over employment records after a California high court ruling that could reshape the...

Palestinians ask ICC to consider Israeli war crimes and crimes against humanity

A Palestinian delegation has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch an investigation into what it says is “insurmountable” evidence of Israeli...

Majority of voters think Brexit will hit UK economy immediately, poll finds

A majority of voters think Brexit will harm the UK economy in the coming years, a new poll has found. The survey, carried out...