World’s biggest eye survey will test UK’s sight


Experts predict a big jump in the number of people suffering sight loss as the UK’s population gets older – and need to know the true scale of the problem

Atomic fission: nuclear delay cools UK-China relations

Two attendants install a British and a Chinese flag behind a podium

The British government has put the development of a Chinese-backed nuclear power station on ice, prompting an angry response for Beijing

Fighting the fat cats

Illustration of Fat Cats and the excessive salaries they earn

Curbing excessive executive pay may mean fundamentally rethinking the UK’s orthodoxies of shareholder capitalism and austerity

UK Fracking payouts miss the point

A UK community protesting against fracking

The UK government is set to offer payouts to communities to try to head off opposition to controversial shale gas developments

Brexit: we need to talk about migration

UK Border Agency's passport control

The UK government has to try to negotiate a way out of the European Union’s freedom of movement agreements and a place in the single market against a toxic backdrop

UK’s dash for growth fails to deliver

As the UK teeters on the brink of a new recession, new research shows that since the financial crisis, the country has been poor at translating economic growth into opportunity and prosperity.

Global investors hunt bargains in post-referendum London

While commercial property funds suffer from investors’ panic, the collapse in the pound has made Central London’s residential markets attractive to Asian buyers

UK immigration stance is ‘damaging’, say Indian entrepreneurs

Leading businesspeople from the Indian Diaspora warn that the UK government’s stance on immigration is making the country less attractive for investment