We medical staff are doing our best despite the waste

Your article headlined “How to save the NHS, according to those in the know” (6 January) is intended to be helpful but is hindered by seeking the views of those who, unfortunately,...

How the establishment failed victims of ‘black cab rapist’ John Worboys

As outrage grows over the decision to free serial sex attacker, the finger of blame is pointed at organisations – the police, the courts – which could have kept him in...

Intel facing class-action lawsuits over Meltdown and Spectre bugs

Plaintiffs claim compensation for security flaws and alleged slowdown that fixing computers will cause, while corporations count cost of corrections Intel has been hit with at least three class-action lawsuits over the...

‘Melt-up’ coinage could signal last hurrah for US stock market

Welcome to the world of “melt-up”, a phrase we could be hearing a lot in coming months. It describes the idea that the US stock market, despite currently looking absurdly expensive...

Dow and FTSE hit record highs as global stock market surges continue

US jobs report boosts Wall Street, services lift UK shares and Japan’s Nikkei rises to 26-year high as as equity markets rally around the world The Dow Jones Industrial Average has gone...

Fears minimum wage rises will put more jobs at risk of automation

Institute for Fiscal Studies warns above-inflation increases give employers a greater incentive to replace workers with robots Above-inflation increases in Britain’s minimum wage are putting a growing number of workers at risk...

Apple leads race to become world’s first $1tn company

Tech giants likely to pass record valuation if share price rises echo 2017 performance with Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Facebook in with a chance The race is on to become the world’s...

Rail bosses defend UK train fare rises amid protests at stations

Rail Delivery Group chief claims increases will help improve services as commuter groups hold demos at busiest stations Rail bosses have defended the biggest annual increase in train fares in five years...

YouTube star Logan Paul apologises for film of man’s body in Japan

Outcry after American posts video in which he jokes with friends over apparent suicide victim they came across in forest The celebrity YouTuber Logan Paul has apologised after sparking outrage by posting...

Good for factories, bad for shoppers: a Brexit pattern is emerging

The latest UK figures suggest a modest rebalancing of the economy of the kind long wished for by policymakers The UK economy has settled down into a post EU-referendum pattern. Consumer spending...