June 17, 2019

Middle aged money mules used by criminals to launder cash

Middle aged people are increasingly and sometimes unwittingly being lured into laundering money for criminals, according to the fraud prevention service Cifas.
June 17, 2019

Govt ‘out of step’ after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion

Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the government.
June 17, 2019

Big Little Lies 2 deftly delivers more powerful punches through Streep

Meryl Streep's addition as the steely grandmother Mary Louise eradicates any reservations about the wisdom of a second season.
June 17, 2019

Tory donor lined up for trade minister role

Theresa May risks igniting a cronyism row during the final weeks of her premiership by lining up a Conservative Party donor as the government's next trade and investment minister.
June 17, 2019

Could Chinese investment endanger national security?

Britain has a delicate balancing act to perform when it comes to China.
June 17, 2019

‘Alan Jones is wrong’: climate scientist tells a politician-free Q&A

There was not a politician to be seen on Monday night’s science edition of Q&A, and after the heavy political period just ended how wonderful that was.
June 17, 2019

Love Island could face Ofcom probe after 797 complaints from viewers

Broadcasting watchdog to assess if rules had been breached
June 17, 2019

Telecoms mogul dials up $3.7bn takeover of Sotheby’s

Sotheby's, arguably the best-known auction house in the world, has agreed a takeover by the French billionaire Patrick Drahi.
June 17, 2019

Queen ‘will not be attending baby Archie’s christening’

Despite the guest list of many senior royals, the Queen will not be one of them
June 17, 2019

Serial killer Rose West moved to new jail amid health scare

She was caged for life in 1995 for her part in ten murders including that of her daughter Charmaine
June 17, 2019

Britons charged over €440m dividend tax loophole

Two British citizens have been charged in Germany over tax evasion worth €440m (£390m) in a case linked to the reimbursement of taxes on share dividends.
June 17, 2019

Smartphones could be hacked by new creepy tool that bypasses passwords and fingerprint security

Israel-based company develops software to help legal investigations