Web reporter for The Independent
28 October 2014 04:21 PM
Jack Ma, the founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, has been named China's richest man with an estimated fortune of $19.5 billion, according to Forbes.
28 October 2014 01:29 PM
Shoppers took to social media after retailer used "fat girl costumes" description on its website for plus-sized items
28 October 2014 11:06 AM
Forget Alicia Keys, Kim K is the perfect choice for BlackBerry
27 October 2014 04:15 PM
Brazilian stocks plunged on Monday as investors reacted to Dilma Rousseff's victory in the country's presidential election on Sunday.
27 October 2014 12:37 PM
Dilma Rousseff's narrow victory in yesterday's Brazilian general election has split the country between rich and poor, highlighting the nation's huge economic divide.
24 October 2014 05:51 PM
Asda denies it engages in discriminatory practices insisting it treats all employees equally
24 October 2014 02:03 PM
European Union imposed tough sanctions on five Russian banks, including Sberbank, cutting off international financing
24 October 2014 11:31 AM
European markets edged lower on Friday as traders await the results of the European Central Bank's stress tests on eurozone banks.
23 October 2014 04:40 PM
Sports retailer has taken on an ambitious expansion plan as it seeks to grow from niche athletics brand into a mainstream name competing with Nike
Death of Christophe de Margerie: Four airport employees detained for questioning in connection with deadly crash
23 October 2014 12:06 PM
Russian authorities have arrested four more airport employees in connection with the tragic death of Total chief executive Christophe de Margerie.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby of them all could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Driving while dehydrated can be just as dangerous as drink driving, study suggests
- 4 Ben Affleck asked TV chiefs to hide slave-owning ancestry, new hacked Sony emails published by Wikileaks claim
- 5 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales