Amazon is on course to become one of the first companies to reach $1 trillion market capitalisation, and CEO Jeff Bezos was declared the richest man in modern history by Forbes last month. So why does it pay so little tax?
For the first time, we can see what kind of messages Vote Leave and others were targeting at key voters in a referendum campaign dominated by false statements and half-truths.
It is theoretically possible for a woman in Northern Ireland to get a longer sentence for procuring an abortion than her rapist, although this may not be a very realistic scenario.
The President’s made a rare admission of error, after appearing to accept Vladimir Putin’s word over his own intelligence agencies.
Conservative backbencher Michael Fabricant is in the headlines today after being accused of sending an Islamophobic tweet about the Mayor of London. The MP – famous for his distinctive blond hair and reality TV appearances – posted a cartoon showing a balloon with Sadiq Khan’s face on it having sex with a pig. (He deleted…
The white paper gives us more detail than we’ve ever had before about what the British government is hoping to get out of the negotiations.
The question’s simple – the answer is only getting more complicated. Here’s a video explainer of what you need to know.
This isn’t a case where two people doing exactly the same job are being paid differently, which would be a clear-cut offence under equal pay legislation.
Shadow cabinet colleagues of Jeremy Corbyn have been quoted as saying they are worried that he is too old to become Prime Minister. The Mail Online quotes an unnamed shadow minister as saying: “A leader standing at a general election has to commit to doing a full five years. Jeremy is in good shape, but…
It seems from our archive searches that the media generally pays little attention to the Sean MacBride Peace Prize.
The total figure for nurses and health visitors is now lower than when the Conservatives first came to power.
What did chancellor Philip Hammond leave out of his Budget speech today?
Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May clash over the government’s record on public spending. FactCheck referees.
The claim “The aggregate murder rate of Muslims is one third that of the native-born.” Bill Clinton, November 7 2017 The background Former President Bill Clinton marked the 25th anniversary of his election this week with a speech at Georgetown University. He bemoaned the state of gun violence in America and made a number of…
David Lammy, a former Labour minister for higher education, has published data from Freedom of Information requests showing that very low numbers of black students are going to Oxford and Cambridge. That in itself isn’t news – both the elite universities already publish data on the ethnicity of their students. But the MP has published…