India’s biggest tax reform since independence in 1947 looks all set to make the world’s fastest-growing major economy an easier place to do business. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) could also create a single market with a population bigger than the US, Europe, Brazil, Mexico and Japan combined.
Hassan Rouhani has won re-election as Iran’s president in a landslide, meaning that it is he who will be dealing with an antagonistic US President Donald Trump. What will their relationship mean for the 2015 international agreement that has, for now, frozen Iran’s nuclear ambitions?
What’s the deal with mercury in seafood? Health experts tell us to eat more fish for the beneficial effects of omega-3 fatty acids, which are critical for brain and eye development during pregnancy and young childhood. Yet fish can also contain mercury _ a metal in the environment that is toxic to t
Brazilian President Michel Temer’s refusal to resign in the face of a Supreme Court investigation raises the prospect of a drawn-out fight for survival by an unpopular leader that would stall reforms, deter investors and leave Latin America’s largest economy adrift.
Much has been written about plastic trash littering Planet Earth. But the latest report, about a remote, uninhabited island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, where researchers found an estimated 38mn pieces of trash washed up on the beaches, highlights an ever worsening problem.