post 27 May 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog FIFA arrests: why they'll worry big corporations

When US prosecutors say Fifa¿s execs have ¿corrupted global football¿, that will ring alarm bells in every global brand associated with football.

article 26 May 2015 UK
What to expect from the Queen's Speech

The Queen's Speech on 27 May will set out the government's legislative plans. It is the first under a Conservative majority Government for 18 years - so what should we expect?

article 26 May 2015 UK
Anger over 'skin whitening' products on sale at London event

A leading exhibition promoting Afro-hair and beauty has again drawn criticism after granting access to an exhibitor actively selling "bleaching scrub soap" to whiten black skin.

article 26 May 2015 Business
Sir Jonathan Ive, Apple's new chief design officer
Apple's Sir Jonathan Ive promoted to top design job

British technology guru Sir Jonathan Ive, a driving force behind many of Apple's biggest selling products, is promoted to the company's chief design officer.

post 22 May 2015
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy Beds in sheds: is illegal immigration getting out of hand?

David Cameron chose the west London borough of Ealing to launch the government's latest crackdown on illegal immigrants.

article 19 May 2015 UK
Calls for Thomas Cook boycott over Corfu deaths

Holiday tour operator Thomas Cook is under fire for its muted response to the deaths of two children who died of carbon monoxide poisoning on holiday in Corfu in 2006.

article 19 May 2015 Business
Negative inflation (Getty Images)
UK inflation turns negative - the key questions

UK consumer prices turned negative in April for the first time, falling to -0.1 per cent. Good news for consumers - but is there a downside?

article 17 May 2015 UK, Greece
Thomas Cook criticised over Corfu deaths 'apology'

The parents of two children killed by carbon monoxide poisoning on holiday in Corfu accuse Thomas Cook of not apologising despite an inquest's concluding the travel firm "breached its duty of care."

post 12 May 2015
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy Sajid Javid brushes aside business concerns over EU referendum

Sajid Javid, the new Business Secretary appears to dismiss business concerns over a potential Brexit, saying the most important thing was to press ahead with a renegotiation and an in/out referendum.