John Bogle, champion of the small investor – obituary

John Bogle, who has died aged 89, was a pioneer and popular champion of low-cost fund products for the American retail investor.

BBC claims it does not know what some star names are paid 

The BBC has claimed it has no idea what many of its top stars are paid, a situation that MPs have described as “extraordinary”.

Growing demands on children's social services not understood by Government despite £872 million over

Soaring demands for children’s social services are not understood by the Government despite an £872 million overspend last year, Whitehall’s spending watchdog has warned.

Kenyan police officers in court over killing of British aristocrat as mother gives tearful testimony

The mother of a British aristocrat who died in police custody on Tuesday wept in court as four Kenyan police officers went on trial accused of his murder.

Aristocrat was sexually assaulted whilst being hypnotized to help conquer a fear of flying, court h

An aristocrat told a court that she came round from a fear of flying hypnosis session to discover that the therapist had put his hand up her skirt.

Sajid Javid promises to personally intervene to ensure speed boat killer is extradited quickly once

The speedboat killer Jack Shepherd will face quick extradition back to the UK once he is found, Sajid Javid has promised the family of his 24-year-old victim.

US Supreme court lets Trump's transgender troop ban take effect 

The US Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration's restrictions on transgender people from serving in the military to take effect while court challenges continue.

Zimbabwe president says 'heads will roll' after a dozen killed in brutal crackdown

Zimbabwe’s beleaguered president on Tuesday promised "heads will roll" over a brutal crackdown on protesters as he cut short his trip to Davos to deal with the growing crisis at home.

British 'spy' accused of receiving USB stick with 'state secrets,' lawyer says

Investigators have accused a British citizen held on espionage charges in Russia of receiving a USB stick that contained state secrets, his lawyer has said.

British aristocrat 'horrified' to discover rare garden ornaments were stolen as he's confronted by '

A mystery aristocrat was horrified to find out the garden ornaments bought by his family and dumped at the bottom of his garden were actually priceless, stolen 7th century artefacts after being confronted by a world-famous art detective.

Russia miss deadline for handing over anti-doping data but Wada executives vote against further sanc

Russia has been let off the hook for missing a deadline to hand over data to inspectors from the Moscow laboratory at the centre of the nation's drug cheat scandal.

Champs-Elysées bank heist took three and a half hours after robbers place 'closed' sign on front doo

Armed robbers pulled off a brazen bank robbery off Paris' Champs-Elysées on Tuesday morning, locking staff and customers in for hours while they rifled through dozens of deposit boxes.