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A quiet week ahead of us when it comes to the global economy, but...

It looks like it’ll be a quiet week – or at least a quiet week in...

Gig economy’s expansion could mean pensions crisis for millions of workers, report warns

A “blind spot” in the pensions system needs to be tackled to help gig economy workers...

Japanese host Shinzo Abe forced to play second fiddle to ego of Donald Trump

President Donald Trump was reciting the sort of rote praise that leaders of allied nations heap...

Brazilian male MPs chant ‘abortion no’ after voting to ban terminations for pregnant rape...

Eighteen male Brazilian MPs chanted "life yes, abortion no" after voting to ban terminations for rape...

Winter Olympics: Alina Zagitova wins gold for OAR in women’s single figure skating

Fifteen-year-old Alina Zagitova won the first gold for the Olympic athletes from Russia at the 2018 Winter Olympics in the women's single figure skating. She...

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett richer than poorest 160 million Americans combined,...

The three richest people in the world now own more wealth than the entire bottom half...

Gold demand at eight-year low in third-quarter

Gold demand slid to its lowest in eight years in the last quarter as jewellery buying...

Russian tower block collapses after ‘gas’ explosion in Izhevsk, western Urals

A nine-storey residential block in Izhevsk, central Russia, has partly collapsed following reports of an explosion....

UK services sector grew at its fastest rate for six months in October

The UK's dominant services sector grew at its fastest rate in six months in October according...

Burberry reports jump in profit and announces shift away from non-luxury market

Fashion label Burberry posted a jump in operating profit for the first half of its financial...

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