Thursday, 7 March 2019

Primark to move 220 Reading jobs to Dublin

Primark plans to move 220 jobs from its head office in Reading to the company's international headquarters in Dublin.

Syria war: Lawyers submit first war crimes cases against Assad

Human rights lawyers have filed the first cases against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.

John Lewis bonus lowest since 1950s as profits plunge

John Lewis has paid out its lowest bonus to staff since the 1950s as profits plunged last year amid "challenging" trading.

Teenager died after being stabbed in chest in west London

A teenager has died after being stabbed in the chest in west London.

High-end fashion chain LK Bennett calls in administrators threatening 500 jobs

High-end fashion chain LK Bennett has called in administrators.

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

IS militants 'caught trying to escape' last Syria enclave

About 400 Islamic State militants have been captured trying to escape the last piece of land the group holds in Syria, a US-backed militia says.

Brexit talks see no breakthrough European Commission says


Brexit negotiations "have been difficult" and "no solution has been identified" to the Irish backstop, the European Commission has said.

Hundreds of passengers stranded at Kenya's main international airport


Hundreds of passengers were stranded at Kenya's main international airport after a strike caused major disruption to flights.

Saturday, 27 October 2018

Michael D Higgins wins Irish presidency by landslide

Michael D Higgins will serve a second term as Ireland's president after a landslide election win.

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle 'seriously ill in hospital'

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle has fallen ill and been taken to hospital after preparing to appear on television.

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia to try suspects, foreign minister says

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has said the suspects in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi would be prosecuted in Saudi Arabia.

Los Angeles Dodgers win longest game in World Series history, beating Boston Red Sox

Max Muncy sparked delirium among Los Angeles Dodgers fans after hitting the decisive home run in the longest game in World Series history on Friday.

Friday, 26 October 2018

Barclays will not face court trial over crisis fundraising


Barclays has been spared a court trial over its emergency fundraising during the global financial crisis.

US economy grew at annualised rate of 3.5% in third quarter of the year

The US economy grew at an annualised rate of 3.5% in the third quarter of the year, official figures have shown.

A High Court makes '£15bn pension ruling'

A High Court ruling on gender equalisation of pension payouts could have an estimated £15bn effect on major pension schemes.

Crossrail delay: £350m loan for London route announced by government

A £350m bailout of the delayed Crossrail project has been announced by the government.

Supermarket giant Asda considering up to 2,500 job cuts

Supermarket giant Asda is to begin consultations with staff on changes that could mean up to 2,500 job cuts.

Shares on Wall Street ends higher in rebound

Shares on Wall Street have closed higher, rebounding after a bruising trading session on Wednesday.

British Airways owner IAG says 185,000 more customers may have been hacked in cyber attack

British Airways owner IAG has said 185,000 further customers may have had their personal details compromised during a cyber attack.

BT calls on Worldpay's Philip Jansen to be next chief executive

BT's new chief executive has been confirmed as Philip Jansen - the current boss of payment services firm Worldpay.

Four million millennials can get new railcard, says rail industry

The new 26-30 railcard will go on sale before the end of the year - and this time it will be available to all four million eligible passengers, the rail industry has announced.

Eighteen dead and several others missing after flood hits school trip in Jordan's Dead Sea area

At least 18 people have died and several others are missing after flooding hit a school trip in Jordan's Dead Sea area.

Topshop owner Sir Philip Green denies 'unlawful sexual or racist behaviour'

Tesla delivers 'historic' $311m profit

Tesla has reported a quarterly profit for just the third time in its 15-year history.

WPP shares dive 14% as growth slows

Shares in WPP have closed down nearly 14% after the advertising giant warned that growth in the business is slowing.