Kosovo’s president has denied that a potential peace agreement with Serbia would involve redrawing the border along ethnic lines amid fears that such a deal could re-ignite conflict between the two neighbouring states. Nearly two decades after the end of the Kosovo War, simmering tensions remain. Kosovo’s recent decision to form an...
Gareth Southgate has said he does not agree with a Football Association plan to try and limit the number of foreign players in the Premier League post-Brexit. The England manager explained that he did not believe “quotas” actually made a difference in trying to encourage clubs to play more home-grown...
The Internet Association, a lobbying firm for Facebook, Google and Amazon, is launching its first UK office, in the latest sign of Big Tech's growing concern over Britain's tougher stance on regulation. The office, located in St James' Park near Westminster, is currently home to just two staff, and is being headed up by Daniel Dyball, who previously...
Playboy magazine’s German edition has become embroiled in an unlikely spat with Ennio Morricone, the veteran film composer, over an interview in which it claimed he described the director Quentin Tarantino as a “cretin”, and said his films are “trash”. Morricone denied giving an audience to the magazine and accused...
Fintech startup Ripple Labs is banking on blockchain technology to help it overtake the decades old Swift network behind the majority of the world’s financial and security transfers, according to its chief executive Brad Garlinghouse. Blockchain technology works as a decentralised ledger and removes the need for money to be...
Silicon Valley is engaged in a moral "tug of war" between tech for good and tech for bad, Cisco's former chief executive has warned.  John Chambers, who led the telecoms and hardware technology company from 1995 until 2015 and who now works with startups, said today's companies should learn from...
It’s a sign of Charlotte Dauphin de la Rochefoucauld’s ambitions for Dauphin, the jewellery maison she founded in 2013, that she is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a  coffee-table book. Created in collaboration with fashion photographer Paolo Roversi, its 20 pages see Dauphin’s muse, Saskia de Brauw, model the house’s...
Blood was shed on the doubles court on Monday as Nicolas Mahut collided painfully with an advertising board at the back of the court. To add insult to injury, his opponent Mate Pavic then accused him of over-reacting to his fall. The incident took place in the eighth game of...
Dog owners have been warned not to brush their pet’s teeth with human toothpaste after research suggested it was being seen as a solution to bad breath.  The RSPCA said the presence of fluoride in high-street toothpaste brands, along with the occasional use of the artificial sweetener xylitol, could prove...
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier attended a service of remembrance at Westminster Abbey on Sunday evening to mark the centenary of the Armistice. The Queen and Steinmeier watched as a wreath was laid at the grave of The Unknown Warrior ahead of a service commemorating the...