World News

Hamas says deal reached to end escalation of violence with Israel

Office of Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar in Gaza says agreement has been reached to ‘end aggression against our people’. Hamas, the Palestinian group running the besieged Gaza Strip, has announced it has reached a Qatari-mediated deal to end the latest escalation of violence with Israel.    After talks with Qatari envoy Mohammed el-Emadi, “an understanding […]

Politics

US trade deal ‘could pose greatest risk to UK food since BSE crisis’

A US trade deal could pose the greatest risk to food safety since the mad cow disease crisis 20 years ago, the government has been warned. Consumer group Which? has written to International Trade Secretary Liz Truss as a new round of negotiations gets under way between US and UK officials. The letter, seen by […]

Business

Carluccio’s deal saves 30 restaurants but sees more than 1,000 jobs lost

Carluccio’s has been rescued in a deal which will save 30 restaurants but result in more than 1,000 job losses. The dining chain has been bought by Giraffe and Ed’s Easy Diner owner Boparan Restaurant Group (BRG), two months after it slid into administration. The deal, first reported by Sky News earlier this week, will […]