US shares set to drop after Trump tests positive

US stock markets have indicated that shares will open sharply lower after Donald Trump said he had tested positive for coronavirus. Stock market futures showed that all three of America’s main indexes – the Dow Jones, the S&P 500 and

Shoppers could pay more after no-deal Brexit

Shoppers will feel the impact of a no-deal Brexit at supermarket tills, the British Retail Consortium has warned. The BRC said tariffs would add £3.1bn a year to the cost of importing food and drink unless the UK and EU

Thousands protest after Moria refugee camp burns down

Some 13,000 people living in the camp on the Greek island of Lesbos were left homeless by two consecutive fires. Thousands of protesting refugees left homeless on the Greek island of Lesbos after fires destroyed the Moria camp gathered on

Ofqual chief resigns after exams chaos

The head of England’s exams regulator, Sally Collier, has quit after thousands of students’ marks were downgraded for exams they were unable to sit. Ofqual chief Ms Collier has been under fire for a controversial algorithm which changed GCSE and

What’s next after flood of racial equity donations?

During the global anti-racism protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death, corporations, celebrities and regular people chose to show support for the cause with donations eventually totalling billions of dollars. What comes next? There was a lot going on

After deadly blast, Beirut residents look to Macron for relief

French president surveyed damage and offered consolation to victims of Tuesday’s massive blast before local officials. Beirut, Lebanon – In Beirut on Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron visited the scene of the massive explosion that killed at least 137 people