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...

British man held on death row in Ethiopia for four years released

A British national held on death row in Ethiopia for four years has been released. Ethiopia-born Andargachew Tsege, also known as Andy, was accused by the Ethiopian authorities of being a terrorist and was tried...

Brexiteers’ favoured customs model could cost businesses £20bn a year, HMRC warns

The post-Brexit customs arrangement favoured by leading Brexiteers could cost businesses up to £20bn a year, HMRC has said. The organisation’s chief executive, Jon Thompson, told MPs...

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...

If Theresa May wants to improve the quality of our universities, she must begin...

The good news is that Britain’s finest universities remain just that – world leaders in research, teaching and developing talent from anywhere on earth. The bad...

Silicon Valley relationship experts reveal their three best pieces of advice for couples

Last November, I got married. In the months leading up to the wedding, I was mostly consumed with floral arrangements, invitation fontsband shoes that wouldn't cause me to...

To Philip Roth, writing was as natural as breathing

He wrote standing up. He paced around as he thought. He once said he walked half a mile for every page he wrote. And with Roth’s...

Best for Britain chief campaigning for second referendum compares Brexit to appeasement of Nazi...

Brexit has been compared to the appeasement of Nazi Germany in the 1930s by a leading supporter of the Remain campaign. Lord Malloch-Brown, the former foreign office minister who heads the Best for Britain group, made...

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...

Starbucks is daring to invest in its employees with today’s diversity training, a rare...

If Americans have an urge to pop into a certain ubiquitous coffee chain later today for a caramel cocoa cluster frappuccino, a pumpkin spice latte, or...

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