Government policies are placing a cumulative burden on businesses the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has warned.
US manufacturing slowed by the greatest amount for six years in December, according to the Institute for Supply Management.
Inflation in the eurozone remained at 0.2% in December, unchanged from November, official statistics show.
After years of declining growth, emerging markets finally appear poised to head in the right direction in 2016.
The Other Classical Musics: Fifteen Great Traditions. Edited by Michael Church. Boydell Press; 426 pages; £25.ANY self-respecting arts-lover living in America or Europe is familiar with a smattering of writers, painters and sculptors from outside the West. But few cultural buffs could name a single...
In a piece on historical agony aunts in our Christmas issue ("Whatever should I do?"), we described a British bigamist as having been transported to Australia before Captain Cook "discovered" the place. The two-timer may well have been shipped to another colony, such as America. Thanks to an alert...