Ethiopia’s prime minister resigned on Thursday, apparently sacrificed by his ruling party, one of Africa’s most ruthless, as it scrambled to secure its weakening hold on power in the face of swelling popular protest. Hailemariam Desalegn’s announcement that he was stepping down was, on the face of it, a highly unusual...
Emmerson Mnangagwa, the new president of Zimbabwe, hailed Brexit as an opportunity to forge closer links with the UK on Thursday, as he called for the country to rejoin the Commonwealth. Speaking to the Financial Times, Mr Mnangagwa - who replaced Robert Mugabe after a de facto military coup in...
Elon Musk's latest foray into the flamethrower business might leave British customers under fire, thanks to strict import rules.    Anyone caught trying to import what British customs deems an offensive weapon could be charged with a criminal offence, the Home Office told The Telegraph.  Mr Musk, the billionaire founder of...
A tribunal has noted sexist and unprofessional conduct at French bank Credit Agricole CIB in its final judgement, which ruled against claims of sexual harassment, victimisation and gender discrimination brought by a former employee. Nadia Moukaideche, an employee at the bank for two years between 2014 and 2016, lost a...
The West Ham prospect Reece Oxford is the subject of interest from Atletico Madrid who are looking at the England Under-20 international as a potential signing for this summer, should his development in the Bundesliga continue. The 19-year-old is back on his second spell on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach after...
Accusations from South Korean intelligence that North Korean hackers may be guilty of the theft of $530 million of virtual coins from a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange last month have added to fears that Pyongyang may be shifting its formidable cyber prowess towards digital currency markets.   The pariah regime has...
Mexico saw a total of 25,339 murders last year, official data has shown, after 2017 was already established as a record-breaking year based on killings carried out until November. The interior ministry on Saturday said 2,219 people were murdered in December 2017. Authorities began collecting data in 1997, and the...
It had started with emotional tributes to Cyrille Regis, The Hawthorns so proud of the man and the memories, but a big dipper of an afternoon ended on a cruel low point, Southampton  fighting back for a rare victory that left Albion stranded at the foot of the table. “It’s an...
A glance at the England shirt hanging on a wall in his home in west Wales is all that scrum-half Gareth Davies needs to trigger confidence-boosting memories as he prepares for ­Saturday’s NatWest Six Nations match at Twickenham.  The jersey belongs to Ben Youngs, his opposite number in late September 2015,...
A dating app is asking women to write Tripadvisor-style dating reviews, including a five-star rating, that will be published for prospective matches to view.  Once said the reviews, which aim to "combat millennial dating problems" will be reviewed by humans before being published under users' profiles.  "I believe this feature addresses...