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The biggest shareholder in Eurostar has sought to allay fears that Brexit might hit – or even halt – the cross-Channel train service. Guillaume Pepy, head of France’s SNCF railway company, told French media that it was working to ensure smooth travel “whatever the [Brexit] scenario”. He...

A day after Amazon announced it would abandon controversial plans to build a new campus in New York City, the neighbourhood selected for the expansion...

The government has axed its no-deal Brexit contract with a ferry company which had no ships, after the Irish company backing the deal pulled out. The...

The US economy added a stronger-than-expected 304,000 jobs in January, official figures have shown. The figure was far in excess of economists’...

US billionaire Jeff Bezos has put up his New Shepard space vehicle from Texas again, carrying a suite of Nasa experiments to an altitude of 107km. The...

US and Chinese officials will begin talks on Monday aimed at resolving their damaging trade dispute. Last year, both countries imposed billions of dollars...

With a few numbers and a whole lot of luck, someone could start the new year $425 million richer.  The Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday is the eighth...

The mobile unit of Japanese tech giant Softbank has had a disappointing debut on the Tokyo stock market. The firm aims to raise up to 2.6 trillion yen...

The “yellow vest” protests have been “a catastrophe” for the French economy, the finance minister says. France has seen four consecutive...

Have you been thinking about opening a small business for a while now? If so, what has prevented you from going forward with such a decision? For many...