First Ikea in India

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has opened its first store in India in the southern city of Hyderabad. With a growing middle class, India could be...

Australia affected by drought

Australia's most populous state, New South Wales (NSW), is now entirely in drought, officials have confirmed. A dry winter has intensified what has been called...

The President of Iran wants to talk to Trump “right now”

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani issued a challenge to President Donald Trump on Monday, saying the Islamic Republic would welcome talks with the US "right...

Toyota has profits

Japanese car giant Toyota has posted a 7.2% jump in quarterly net profits, beating expectations and surprising analysts. Net income came to 657.3bn yen ($5.88bn;...

Europe’s heat record could be broken

As Europe bakes in another heatwave, forecasters say the all-time temperature record could be broken in the coming days. The current European record is 48C...

Bank of England riases rates?

The Bank of England is poised to lift interest rates from their financial crisis lows for the first time in almost a decade. The Bank's...