Former Woolworths employee Earl Marchan tells the BBC how the financial crisis affected him.
Image copyright Getty Images Workers are retiring at a younger age now than in 1950, figures show, despite longer life expectancy. Men left the labour market at an average age of 67 in 1950, compared with 65 now, according to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Women typically left at 63 both in 1950 […]
Image copyright Getty Images Elon Musk has survived a bid to strip him of a key role at Tesla as shareholders re-elected three directors to the electric car maker’s board. One investor wanted to strip the Tesla founder and chief executive of his other role as chairman. The two positions are often held by the […]
Image copyright AFP Image caption World Chess Federation President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has been under US sanctions since 2015 The World Chess Federation (FIDE) says its Swiss bank accounts have been closed after its president was accused of facilitating transactions on behalf of the Syrian government. Russian millionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov was added to a US Treasury […]