100 Women 2016: Parents who regret having children

Image copyright iStock French author Corinne Maier has two children but can't wait for the youngest to leave home, saying they have left her "exhausted and bankrupt". Her attack on "idealising parenthood" struck a chord with many...

Brexit court case: Ministers ‘have no right to trigger Article 50’

Media captionLord Pannick is acting for campaigner Gina Miller The EU referendum result does not give ministers the power to trigger Brexit without consulting Parliament, the Supreme Court has been told. The lawyer acting against the...

Energy Transfer keeps up legal pressure after pipeline defeat

  By Mica Rosenberg and Ernest Scheyder | WASHINGTON/CANNON BALL, N.D.   WASHINGTON/CANNON BALL, N.D. The company building the Dakota Access Pipeline turned to a federal judge late on Monday for a permit to finish the job after...

U.S. Supreme Court backs Samsung in smartphone fight with Apple

  The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million...

Army denies Dakota pipeline permit, in victory for Native tribes

By Ernest Scheyder and Valerie Volcovici | CANNON BALL, N.D./WASHINGTON CANNON BALL, N.D./WASHINGTON The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Sunday it turned down a permit for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota,...

Oil tops $55 for first time in 16 months as OPEC deal fuels buying

By Karolin Schaps | LONDON LONDON Brent crude oil prices rose above $55 a barrel on Monday, trading at a fresh 16-month high, as optimism spread about the prospect of a tightening market after OPEC members...