Global crackdown on ‘scourge’ of tax avoidance
World leaders have promised new international rules on business tax: development campaigners say they could help solve global poverty. Is a solution coming closer?
G8 split on ‘mad’ plan to arm Syrian rebels
The heads of the world’s great powers have gathered in Northern Ireland for the annual G8 summit. Top of the agenda: whether to arm the rebels in Syria’s catastrophic civil war.
Internet to become ‘global brain’, says billionaire
When Yuri Milner invested $200m dollars in Facebook people said he was crazy. Since then he has got it right again and again. Now he has made his boldest prediction of all.