Thursday, November 15, 2018

Global economy shows strong growth but countries must prepare for change, says IMF chief

International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday the global economy was showing broad-based...

Plane talk: Can two simple words really get you an upgrade on your airline...

The ceaseless quest for upgrades, I contend, began in 1952. Before that, there was one class...

How Kenya is harnessing geothermal energy to power its growing economy

Verdant hills stretch into the distance at Hell’s Gate National Park, where zebras, buffaloes, antelopes, baboons...

Why more and more businesses are heading to Wales

There is a breath of fresh air for business in Wales. Some 12,000 companies were created...

Gig economy ruling: Couriers carrying blood for NHS win right to collective bargaining

A union for couriers delivering vital blood supplies to NHS hospitals has won the right to recognition...

UK weather: Experts forecast big freeze and Storm Emma could cost UK economy £1bn...

Disruption caused by the heavy snowfall and sub-zero temperatures of the past week could cost the UK...

Meet the Wales-based businesses helping the economy

The world's fastest zip line As a Royal Marines commando, Sean Taylor spent 22 years jumping out...

Carpetright the latest retailer to run into very heavy going. There will be more...

A day after Toys R Us and electronics retailer Maplin went down, Carpetright has put out...

Car choice: Lexus IS250 SE or Honda Civic Hybrid

A car for the head The requirements are fairly simple, and luckily Isabel wants an automatic too,...

How one French farmer shunned modern technology for the peasant way of life

When farm machinery revolutionised French agriculture in the years after World War Two, a young Jean-Bernard...

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