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 study of the...

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 UK’s prolonged divorce...

World Cup 2018: Jordan Pickford ready to step up and help end England’s penalty...

Jordan Pickford is ready to be England's penalty hero in Russia and is just as prepared to try his luck from 12 yards as he is to make a match-winning save. Three Lions goalkeepers do...

How Venezuela has resorted to importing oil as its core industry faces collapse

Despite having the greatest oil reserves in the world, Venezuela’s government is being forced to spend millions of dollars a day importing crude to prop up...

A Very English Scandal, BBC, episode 2 review: A stunning tragi-comedy

There is some sort of irony in the fact that a conspiracy to murder that was plotted on the grounds that “it is no worse than...

Bakery changes name of gingerbread men to ‘gingerbread people’ sparking political correctness debate

A bakery has sparked backlash over its decision to change the labels on its gingerbread men to the more “politically correct” gingerbread people. The owners of JL...

Petro: What is Venezuela’s new bitcoin alternative and why is it so controversial?

Venezuela has developed a brand new cryptocurrency, called petro. The government of the crisis-hit country says it was created in order to help overcome financial sanctions imposed by the US and the EU. However, petro is...

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 by BMG exclusively...

PUBG developer admits problems with game and vows to fix it, as Fortnite popularity...

The developers of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds have "fallen short", they have admitted. The frank admission of the game's problems comes as the battle royale genre comes to be dominated...

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 in history’ on...

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