Britain's Prince Harry has admitted he was nervous about interviewing former US President Barack Obama as a guest editor for BBC Radio 4.  “You're excited about this; I'm nervous about this,” the Prince is seen telling Mr Obama in a video released...
Theresa May will insist on Monday that she will try to sign new free trade deals during the UK’s Brexit transition period, setting herself on a collision course with Brussels. Ms May will tell the House of Commons she will attempt to...
The chief executive of investment bank Goldman Sachs has waded into the debate over whether a second Brexit referendum is needed, after new polling showed Britain turning its backs on EU withdrawal. Lloyd Blankfein said he had to take an interest because...
Over the past 18 months I’ve been called a racist, a xenophobe, stupid, ignorant. Why? Because I’m a young person who voted for Brexit. Polls estimate that a quarter of under-25s voted Leave, in contrast to 52 per cent of the country...
The UK’s FTSE 100 index of the country’s largest publicly listed companies on Monday welcomed three new names to its ranks: packaging business DS Smith, online food delivery service Just Eat and technology group Halma. Each quarter, the blue chip index is...
BAE Systems and Qatar have entered into a contract valued at around £5bn ($6.7bn) for the country to buy 24 Typhoon combat aircraft, the British defence group said on Sunday. The company said delivery was expected in late 2022 and that the...
Chaos erupted at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta after a complete power outage grounded flights on Sunday afternoon. Passengers at the United States busiest hub were plunged into darkness while automatic doors would not open and baggage could not be retrieved. “Literal pandemonium...
Ever since it was founded in 1985, Ryanair has had some unusual employment practices. Its first aircraft, a 15-seat Brazilian-made propeller plane, was so small that only cabin crew under 5ft 3in were considered eligible. Now that it has become Europe’s biggest low-cost airline,...
A majority of President Donald Trump's voters surveyed by the left-leaning Public Policy Polling (PPP) believe he should continue to serve as president even if it's proven that he conspired with Russia to sway the 2016 election. Just 14 per cent of...
Welcome to The Independent’s politics live blog. Today Theresa May is due to meet her most senior ministers to discuss what kind of trade deal the UK should have with the EU after Brexit.  The Prime Minister will then tell the House of...