Apple more valuable than the entire FTSE 100

The valuation of US tech giant Apple has continued to surge, surpassing the entire value of all the members of the UK’s top share index. Apple’s shares rose 4% on Tuesday, valuing it at $2.3 trillion (£1.7tn), compared to the…

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Belarusian protesters, defying army, flood Minsk

MINSK (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of protesters demanding Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko step down defied a warning from the military on Sunday and flooded into Minsk, briefly gathering near the president’s residence, before dispersing peacefully. The veteran leader denounced…

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