‘An Inconvenient Truth’ might have made for depressing viewing, but Al Gore’s sequel sounds a note of optimism in the fight against climate change and those who are trying to scupper recovery, writes
Sterling yesterday surrendered most of the ground it had gained after Theresa May outlined her hard Brexit vision for Britain on Tuesday, as investors looked to Irish property stocks as potential winners from the UK’s rupture with Brussels.
The increase of Israeli settlements has "gotten so substantial" that it is inhibiting the possibility for an "effective, contiguous Palestinian state", Barack Obama has said in his final interview as US president.
President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony is fast approaching, and organisers are working overtime to get everything ready. We’re all desperate for hints of what it will be like, and inauguration planner Tom Barrack has obliged…sort of.
US employment increased less than expected in December but a rebound in wages pointed to sustained labour market momentum that sets up the country’s economy for stronger growth and further interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve this year.
China has said military officials are in contact with their American counterparts on "appropriately handling" the Chinese navy's seizure of a US Navy unmanned underwater glider, one of the most serious incidents between the forces in years.