Holi is one of India’s most astonishing annual celebrations. Every year, sometime in late February or early March, crowds gather for this festival of colour, throwing multi-coloured powders at each other in an explosion of laughter, fun and festivity. It’s an event that could only be Indian, celebrating the...
Britain will send military helicopters to join a French campaign against Islamist extremists in Africa as London and Paris move to deepen cross-Channel defence ties, the Prime Minister is expected to announce later this week. RAF Chinooks have been offered to transport French troops in discussions ahead of a Franco-British...
Consumer goods giant Unilever has confirmed it will abandon its dual British/Dutch structure in favour of a single headquarters in Rotterdam. The company will continue to be listed on the London Stock Exchange but as one single Dutch corporate entity. It said its 7,300 UK workers would be unaffected by...
Much of Scotland remained at a standstill on Thursday, with airports closed and public transport cancelled, as Nicola Sturgeon hit out at haulage firms for causing chaos on some of the country’s busiest roads.  A red alert for heavy snow, during which around 1,000 vehicles became trapped on one of...
Gareth Southgate is weighing up whether to include Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold and Ryan Sessegnon, of Fulham, in his provisional 35-man England World Cup squad which will be submitted in private to Fifa on Monday, before the final 23 are announced later next week at Wembley. The England manager is obliged...
Telegraph Comment Editor Harry de Quetteville explores the current state of the UK's Artificial Intelligence industry, speaking with one of Deepmind's three founders Mustafa Suleyman.
A woman died in Spain after suffering an allergic reaction while undergoing live bee acupuncture - an alternative therapy promoted by Gwyneth Paltrow in which the patient is stung by the angered insects. The 55-year-old woman had been undergoing the controversial treatment once a month for two years when she...
Gareth Southgate will meet with the England players to “allay fears” about the continuing Russian crisis. The England manager acknowledged that some players might be worried about taking part in the World Cup this summer given the heightened tensions between Britain and Russia following the nerve-agent attack in Salisbury. “It’s probably...
Increased interest in trading cyrptocurrencies such as bitcoin has helped spreadbetting firm Plus500 attract a rush of new customers eager to take a gamble.  The London-listed business said its net profits rose 70pc to $199.7m (£144m) during 2017 after a surge in new and active investors led to a record year of revenue growth.  Although cryptocurrency...
Karlie Kloss is the American sweetheart of the modelling industry. At the age of 25, she has already graced the cover of Vogue  38 times, appeared in countless runway shows and fronted fashion and beauty campaigns for some of the industry’s best- loved brands (she is currently the face...