Thursday, September 21, 2017

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Launch of iPhone X is a reminder of the perils of paying monthly for...

When the Apple chief executive, Tim Cook, took to the stage of the company’s new Steve Jobs theatre to unveil the iPhone X, it was not just the range of new functions that...

Just bluster? UN wonders about threat to 'totally destroy' N Korea

While some saw the President's phrasing as a clear message of deterrence, others said it may deepen confusion about what exactly will prompt the US to execute a preemptive military strike. The spiraling tension...

Number of workers on zero-hours contracts drops to three-year low

The number of people on zero-hours contracts in the UK has fallen to its lowest level in more than three years, as companies appear to be moving away from employing staff without guaranteed...

Mexico earthquake: more than 40 dead as powerful tremor hits southern region

More than 40 people have have been killed in a powerful earthquake which hit southern Mexico on Tuesday, causing serious damage to buildings in the country’s capital on the anniversary of a 1985...

Yoko Ono halts sale of John Lemon lemonade

Yoko Ono Lennon has stepped in to rescue the name of her husband from fizzy pop reinvention, taking legal action to halt the sale of a lemonade called John Lemon. The Polish company which...

Trump to UN: 'Rocket Man is on a suicide mission'

Story highlightsTrump called out North Korea and Iran in cutting terms"Our military will soon be the strongest it's ever been," he said.In blunt terms, Trump warned the US would "totally destroy North Korea"...

Public inquiry needed into UK's £200bn debt crisis, say senior MPs

The chairs of two powerful parliamentary committees have urged the government to set up an independent public inquiry into the £200bn of debt amassed by households. The call by Rachel Reeves, the Labour chair...

Donald Trump at UN: US may 'have no choice but to totally destroy North...

3.46pm BST15:46 Trump finishes speech after 41 minutes Trump speaks about the US middle class, saying they will be “forgotten no more”. He heralds the importance of patriotism, again emphasizing that countries can only resolve global...

Car finance: the fast lane to debt?

A visit to the car showrooms around north London gives a stark illustration of how British consumers have driven themselves almost £60bn into the red. Seemingly cheap financing deals offer the opportunity to drive...

'America First' president makes his UN debut

Story highlightsThe summit takes place in Trump's hometown -- New York CityHis schedule over four days is stackedThe summit in Trump's hometown -- New York City -- has become the quickest-paced diplomatic event...

Editor's Choice

Return of the B-movie: why big-budget flops could be good for...

For Hollywood, summer has been a disaster movie. US ticket sales are the lowest in decades, the landscape is strewn with fatigued franchises...