Greece’s debt costs rise sharply as worries grow over IMF role

Fresh worries over Greece’s debts have pushed the country’s borrowing costs sharply higher amid renewed insistence from Athens it will not swallow further austerity demands from international lenders. The yields on two-year...

Uber driver tells MPs: I work 90 hours but still need to claim benefits

Uber drivers have told MPs they felt trapped in a job that forced them to work long hours just to cover costs including the purchase of their cars. The drivers told the...

Google to appeal against order to hand over user emails stored outside US

Google has said it will appeal a ruling by a US judge to hand over the emails of Gmail users stored outside of the country – which puts the privacy of...

Amazon posts solid fourth quarter profit but shares dip over revenue

Amazon had a bumper holiday, as the online retailer announced a 55% rise in fourth-quarter profit on Thursday for the three months ending 31 December, but its share price fell in...

Is Snapchat the new Facebook?

Snapchat hopes its planned flotation in New York will value the five-year-old photo-sharing app company at up to $25bn (£20bn) and turn its 26-year-old founder, Evan Spiegel, into the world’s youngest...

Demand for gold hits four-year high after Brexit and Trump votes

The Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump drove global demand for gold to a four-year high in 2016, as pension funds and other institutional investors piled into the precious...

To All the Downtrodden Multinational Corporations: The GOP Has Your Back

WASHINGTON—Did you know that The American People are substantially burdened by a Security and Exchange Commission rule requiring that American corporations doing business overseas reveal how much money they've spent in...

Deutsche Börse chief probed over €4.5m share deals ahead of LSE merger talks

German prosecutors have raided the Frankfurt apartment of Deutsche Börse chief executive Carsten Kengeter and the company’s offices amid a probe into suspected insider share dealing ahead of the group’s planned...

More than ever, Australians must work together to create an inclusive society

The new year brings with it new hope and optimism, a chance for a fresh start and an opportunity to reassess the way forward. Or at least that’s the plan. On one...

Starbucks vows to hire 10,000 refugees as US companies condemn Trump travel ban

Starbucks has promised to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in response to Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring refugees access to the US and banning entry for anyone from seven...