Christine Lagarde resigns as head of IMF

Christine Lagarde has said she will step down as managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). It comes ahead of a decision on her nomination to become head of the European Central Bank (ECB). Ms Lagarde said she would leave the IMF on 12 September. "With greater clarity now on the...

Virgin axes trips to SeaWorld amid welfare worries

Virgin stops selling captive whale and dolphin experiences World has faced criticism over the way it treats cetaceans Virgin Holidays says it has stopped selling tickets to captive whale and dolphin experiences such as SeaWorld. The firm said it had culled the last five such attractions it promoted, which accounted for more...

Swatch profits hit after crackdown on grey market

Swatch profits hit after crackdown on grey market GETTY IMAGES Swatch has reported falling sales and profits following a crackdown on unofficial sales of its watches, and political trouble in one of its most important markets, Hong Kong. The owner of the Omega and Longines brands said net income fell 11% to 415m...

The Insta king trying to dominate UK cannabis

Controversial social media star Dan Bilzerian is wearing a tiny pair of orange shorts and a tight white T-shirt when I meet him. It's not the outfit of a typical company founder, but one that already feels familiar thanks to the thousands of similar photos of himself he's posted on...