A manhunt is under way for India’s first ever ‘Happiness Minister’ after he fled an arrest for murder charges, say police. Lal Singh Arya, 53, disappeared on Tuesday after being named a suspect in the murder of opposition politician Makhanlal Jatav. Mr Jatav, from...
Policymakers at the Bank of England believe the risk of a "no deal" Brexit has been reduced by Theresa May's Brussels agreement last week - and that this breakthrough may boost UK economic confidence in the coming months. The view was relayed in...
Officials in Donald Trump's administration have appeared to contradict Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's claim that the US could open talks with North Korea without preconditions.   Mr Tillerson broached the possibility of dialogue with the secretive communist state out of a desire to “just meet”. He added that such talks would...
The European Central Bank has "substantially" upgraded its GDP growth forecasts for the eurozone, reflecting the brightening economic prospects for the single currency area even as the UK's outlook is gloomy due to Brexit. The ECB's latest forecast for growth in 2017 is 2.4 per...
Credit card customers struggling with severe debt could save up to £1.3bn a year under new rules being put forward by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority. If the proposals go ahead, it could see lenders waive or even cancel interest or charges...