About £52bn was wiped off the value of FTSE 100 firms as the index fell more than 20 per cent below its peak in April last year
Figures suggest drug-resistant infections could kill an extra 10 million people across the world every year by 2050
As world leaders gather in Davos, new data shows how the world has only become more unequal under their watch
The world’s most senior politicians and business leaders converge on a Swiss mountain top for the World Economic Forum on Wednesday, against a backdrop of extreme uncertainty. Ben Chu takes a look at what the global elite will be chattering about
The UK ranks at number 21
The WEF said that an over-reliance on imports - where the UK is ranked 115th - and weak exports has affected its competitiveness.
The Bank of England’s flagship policy of forward guidance on interest rates will “evolve” next month, Mark Carney said yesterday, as he sought again to dampen expectations of an imminent rate rise.
JPMorgan chief says virtual currency faces major regulatory hurdles
Ed Miliband's controversial plan to break up Britain's high street banks has won the backing of a former member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.
Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe sent a shiver through the global diplomatic community today, by explicitly comparing tensions between Tokyo and Beijing to animosity between European powers in the run-up to the First World War.
Davos has kicked off with a controversial warning from BT chief executive Gavin Patterson that telecoms customers cannot expect total privacy.
Sarah Morrison looks at how their commitment has helped their local communities
Mayor of London launches into anti-EU rant in article, claiming Britain's future lies in renewed links with Australia, with which the UK is 'deeply connected'
Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has underlined her desire to become the country’s president, saying to pretend otherwise would be dishonest. She also said that if everyone in the country benefited from democratic reforms it would be harder for them to be rolled back.
Starbucks is not being bullied over its tax affairs despite the Prime Minister telling firms to “wake up and smell the coffee,” the Conservative Party chairman, Grant Shapps, insisted today.