The Best Compression Socks for Travel

If you’re anything like me, your shoes fit a little snugger after a long-haul flight. In fact, even after a recent short flight, I had to loosen my Birkenstock buckles. That’s because my feet tend to swell on airplanes. It happens to the best of us due to inactivity—our blood pools in our legs and feet. And that’s...

Brexit: Johnson ‘has the numbers’ in Commons to pass deal, says Raab

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionForeign Secretary Dominic Raab says he's confident the UK will leave the EU on 31 OctoberThe government...

UK urges World Bank to channel more money into tackling climate crisis | Business

UK backing for a World Bank fund to help poor countries will hinge on reforms at the global institution to channel more money into tackling the climate crisis, improving gender equality and ensuring vulnerable countries can pay their debts. Speaking in Washington, the international development secretary, Alok Sharma, said the size of the UK’s contribution to the Bank’s concessional...

A smoother way to travel

When it comes to fast trains, a California consensus has hardened: High-speed rail is beyond us....