Donald Trump

US government workers home without pay as shutdown impasse drags on

Michael Mathes

Thousands of US federal employees were staying home without pay Monday after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on ending a government shutdown


Macron hosts 140 CEOs in pre-Davos charm offensive

Laurence Benhamou

A former investment banker, Macron has vowed to shake the French economy out of its torpor.


Trump celebrates a year of his presidency with a government shutdown

US lawmakers have launched a last-ditch bid to end the budget stalemate and prevent a government shutdown


The very American myth of 'exceptional immigrants'

M Neelika Jayawardane

It is time for more privileged immigrants in the US to stop seeing themselves as more deserving than others.


Feminism’s got its groove back

The Trump era seems to have revitalised the urgency to tackle gender inequality