EUROPEAN leaders on Tuesday tapped Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to become the next head of the European Central Bank (ECB), a surprise choice that places a...

PRINCE Harry and his wife Meghan's new home in Windsor cost £2.4 million (S$4.14 million) of taxpayers' money to renovate, royal accounts showed on Tuesday, prompting criticism from anti-monarchy...

NEW home prices in China rose at their fastest pace in five months in May, complicating government efforts to keep frothy housing markets under control as it rolls out more stimulus for the...