Theresa May warns big business to play by rules as she promotes Britain at Davos 2017

Theresa May warns big business to play by rules as she promotes Britain at Davos 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said that business must play by the same rules as ordinary, working people whilst speaking at the World Economic Forum on 19 January. Addressing the elite attendees in Davos, Switzerland, May also set out to promote the UK open to business, despite the EU referendum vote and future negotiations. The speech comes just two months before May plans to invoke Article 50, the mechanism to break from the EU, and begin negotiation talks. Jan 19, 2017
Ex-French PM Manuel Valls slapped by teenager on campaign trail

Ex-French PM Manuel Valls slapped by teenager on campaign trail

French Presidential hopeful Manuel Valls was slapped by a teenager on 17 January, whilst meeting people in the town of Lamballe. A young man lightly hit Valls, before his security team wrestled him to the ground and he was subsequently arrested. Polls show that the primary will be a tight race between Valls and leftist former ministers Benoit Hamon and Arnaud Montebourg. Jan 19, 2017
Shocking video shows Brooklyn bus plough into woman

Shocking video shows Brooklyn bus plough into woman

A security camera captured the shocking moment when a Brooklyn woman was knocked down and run over by a school bus while crossing the road on Friday, 13 January.New York Daily News reported that Ayse Ayaz survived the collision on the corner of Nostrand Avenue and Avenue M but was left with a broken leg, collarbone and ribs. Jan 19, 2017
Burning high-rise collapses killing at least 30 firefighters in Iran

Burning high-rise collapses killing at least 30 firefighters in Iran

A major commercial high-rise building in Tehran, Iran, collapsed on 19 January, reportedly killing at least 30 firefighters and injuring at least 38 other people. Fars news agency said 30 firefighters were killed at the Plasco building, after a severe fire engulfed it. According to reports, the building was used by garment manufacturers and businesses. Jan 19, 2017
What you need to know about Donald Trumps inauguration

What you need to know about Donald Trumps inauguration

On 20 January 2017, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America. Ahead of this historic, and controversial, day, IBTimes UK looks at the facts and figures behind the inauguration. Jan 19, 2017
Italy: Up to 30 dead in luxury hotel destroyed by avalanche

Italy: Up to 30 dead in luxury hotel destroyed by avalanche

Up to 30 people were known to be in the luxury resort Hotel Rigopiano in the town of Farindola on the Gran Sasso mountain in the central Abruzzo region when the earthquake struck on 18 January. On its website, Italian news agency Ansa quoted the head of a rescue squad that reached the hotel as saying there are many dead. Jan 19, 2017