A 2014 survey of the world’s 500 largest cities estimates that one in four are in a situation of water stress
Europe’s anti-trust chief Margrethe Vestager on Monday said Google’s proposals to comply with an EU order to modify its shopping service pointed in the “right direction”.
Sales of new cars in Germany rose in August, official figures showed Monday, but uncertainty over the future of diesel saw registrations of vehicles powered by the fuel continue to slide.
McDonald’s workers staged the first ever strike in Britain on Monday in protest at pay and working conditions at the US fast-food giant.
Global stock markets slid Monday as investors sought safer bets after North Korea claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb, one week after firing a ballistic missile over Japan.
Tomorrow’s digital interface may be even more revolutionary than the pinching, tapping and scrolling heralded by the smartphone: voice commands promise to unify and tame our digital lives.
Australia’s biggest bank failed to adequately monitor billions of dollars in global transactions, a report claimed Friday, potentially falling foul of international regulators as it battles similar allegations at home.
In times of uncertainty or crisis, investors typically take refuge in “safe” options like the Swiss franc, gold or the US dollar, but under President Donald Trump the greenback has lost its luster, especially to the euro.
Storm-battered Texans faced a worrying new threat Thursday as potentially harmful smoke spewed from a swamped chemical plant near Houston, as Harvey’s floodwaters began to recede in America’s fourth-largest city.
President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman on Wednesday confirmed that the Kremlin last year received an email from a lawyer working for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump about building a Trump Tower skyscraper in Moscow.
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife welcomed their second daughter — August — to the world on Monday with a post on the leading social network.