Migrant crossings: Frances show me the money response plays to a domestic audience but its frustration is directed at UK

It may have been full of smiles and handshakes, but Gerald Darmanin’s visit to northern France was loaded with significance. This was not the sort of grip-and-grin forget-athon that we so often get for politicians. For a start, this visit

McDonald's sales surge on BTS meal craze, easing restrictions

(Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp said easing COVID-19 restrictions and the roaring popularity of a new meal inspired by South Korean pop band BTS helped the world’s biggest fast-food chain beat Wall Street expectations for global sales on Wednesday.Slideshow ( 2

Matthew Hooton: National go from sickly to looking terminal

OPINION: Since last year’s Covid-19 polling collapse under Simon Bridges, National has been in intensive care. It’s now moving to the hospice. This week Health Minister Andrew Little was forced to admit the centrepiece of Grant Robertson’s 2019 “wellbeing” Budget