The economic storm clouds continue to gather over Britain. The latest figures show the UK gross domestic product fell substantially more than
Britain is set to pump billions of euros of public spending into building projects to keep its economy on track as an expected recession looms.
The writer Hanif Kureishi is a man uniquely-placed to observe today’s world. English-born, with roots in what is now Pakistan, he is a successful
Moving to put a safety net under the city, the British government is to inject 47 billion euros of taxpayers’ money into three major UK banks. The
The British Government has announced a bailout package of some 47 billion euros to boost the capital of three of the country’s leading banks.
The new Saatchi Gallery has just opened on the famous Kings Road in Chelsea, London. And in Spain, Elvis Presley is the subject of an exhibition in
The storm clouds are hanging over London’s financial markets. In the gloom, the question remains: is the British government injecting enough money
The British government has admitted the banking system is facing a period of extra-ordinary turbulence, but is confident the multi-billion euro
Britain’s Finance Minister Alistair Darling is set to announce a rescue package for the UK banking system. Government sources have hinted that it is
The UK’s biggest mortgage lender Halifax Bank of Scotland is close to a merger with Lloyds TSB. An eventual deal would spawn a 38 million-euro retail
They may look like splashes of colourful paint but these pictures come from the Hubble space telescope. They are the first ever detailed images of
Luella Bartley has produced a collection crammed with jarring, psychedelic colours for London Fashion Week. Paul Smith and Julien Macdonald also
Seven British men accused of plotting to smuggle liquid explosives on to transatlantic airlines and blow them up midflight are to face a
If the bizarre and the grotesque take your fancy then a new exhibition at The Trocadero in London’s Piccadilly is right up your street. It is called
Welsh pop rockers The Automatic are hoping to shake off the tag of ‘that Monster band’ with the release of their latest album This Is A Fix, which
Scientists in the UK have developed a robot whose movements are controlled by biological brain matter from rats.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the leader of the Anglican Church, has proposed banning any more gay bishops, until the row over homosexuality in the
The giant French power company EDF has abandoned plans for a 15 billion euro deal to buy the UK nuclear power generator British Energy. That is a
British Airways saw its earnings collapsed in the last quarter as a consequence of high oil prices, an economic slowdown and weak consumer
The trial of three men accused of helping the July 7th bombers in London has been thrown into confusion tonight after the jury failed to reach a