Narendra Modi meets Li Keqiang

India and China: Narendra Modi meets Li Keqiang in Beijing

One-Minute Read
Fri 15 May, AT 10:46

Indian PM uses three-day visit to China to raise the border issues with his Chinese counterpart

BB King dead at 89: the bluesman who influenced a generation

First Reaction
Fri 15 May, AT 10:29

Musicians salute the last of the great blues artists, who was rooted in the Mississippi Delta of the 1920s

Dubsmash app: what is it and why is it so successful?

Fri 15 May, AT 09:47

Viral app Dubsmash lets users blend videos with songs, but experts question its legality

Gender quotas: vital for equality or mere tokenism?

Talking Point
Fri 15 May, AT 09:44

Campaigners argue that quotas are the quickest way to improve female representation, but others warn of unintended consequences

How the markets reacted to the new Tory government

Thu 14 May, AT 16:13

Sterling, bonds and equities surged after the general election - but is this just the calm before the storm?

Iranian nuclear enrichment facility

Saudi Arabia threatens to match Iran's nuclear capabilities

One-Minute Read
Thu 14 May, AT 15:48

'Whatever the Iranians have, we will have, too,' Saudi prince warns ahead of impending nuclear deal

Mayor of London Boris Johnson

London Mayor election 2016: who could replace Boris Johnson?

Thu 14 May, AT 15:45

Diane Abbott and Sadiq Khan announce their bids to become Labour's London mayoral candidate

Man 'founds country' to make daughter a princess

Thu 14 May, AT 14:49

American starts world's first crowdfunding page to set up a kingdom in northeast Africa

Pound notes

How new Conservative policies will affect your wallet

Personal Finance
Thu 14 May, AT 14:39

Attitudes to wealth and benefits may have helped decide the election. Here's what the Tory win means for personal finance

Goodbye Mr Burns: Harry Shearer to leave The Simpsons

Thu 14 May, AT 14:07

A look back at some of Mr Burns' best bits from the past 25 years of The Simpsons

Thailand beach

Chinese company sends 12,000 employees on holiday to Thailand

One-Minute Read
Thu 14 May, AT 14:06

Staff and customers sent on an all-expenses-paid trip to Bangkok as a reward for meeting sales targets

Antibiotics being prepared

Drug firms 'should be given cash incentives' to develop antibiotics

One-Minute Read
Thu 14 May, AT 13:20

Payments would encourage pharmaceutical companies to develop new drugs to fight the looming superbug threat