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ITV man in Greek harbour driver drama

Mr Bradby took to Twitter to describe what he had seen An ITV journalist has described how he tried in vain to save the life of an elderly man who drove his car off a…


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Google rebrand faces searching questions

©Bloomberg Did Google just trash one of the world’s best brands? Last week’s decision to change its name to Alphabet and restrict the Google name to only part of its business marks a highly unusual…


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Solar group HTF warns of first-half loss

Hanergy Thin Film, the Chinese solar company whose surging value turned its owner into China’s richest man, has warned it could post a loss for the first half of the year. Having grown at breakneck…


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Merkel fights to contain Greece rebellion

©AFP Chancellor Angela Merkel is fighting to contain the largest revolt from her party this week when the German parliament votes on a new, €86bn rescue plan for Greece. Ms Merkel has rescheduled trips to…


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Fury and finance fuel Republican campaign

Trump has channelled the anger best but it is not just him, writes Norman Ornstein ©AFP Never in our lifetimes has there been a Republican presidential campaign so wide open — or with so many…


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Fresh protests pile pressure on Rousseff

©Getty Demonstrators protest in Brasilia on Sunday against President Dilma Rousseff and the ruling Workers’ party Brazilians staged mass protests on Sunday, voicing anger over a grinding recession and a corruption scandal that has weakened…


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China warns of fresh renminbi volatility

©Bloomberg China’s central bank has warned investors to expect more “two-way volatility” in renminbi trading when foreign exchange markets reopen on Monday, less than a week after a 2 per cent downward “adjustment” sparked a…


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Guillaume Pepy, SNCF chief executive

©Magali Corouge ‘The next step is door to door services’: Guillaume Pepy Guillaume Pepy barely has time to stride through the door of the dining room, call for a round of champagne, and take a…


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Five people killed in Turkey clashes

©AP Police officers search youths as they conduct a security operation in Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey The violence sweeping Turkey showed no signs of abating as four troops and one civilian died in clashes with the…


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IAAF denies suppressing doping study

Athletics’ governing body has denied blocking publication of a study which reportedly says a third of top athletes admitted violating anti-doping rules. The Sunday Times said the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) suppressed the…