Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Boeing profits soar



 6% increase in sales in the first quarter to $23.4bn.

Online fashion firm Boohoo sees sales and profits surge



Online fashion firm Boohoo has reported strong full-year sales and profits.

Millions of electronic door locks fitted to hotel rooms worldwide were vulnerable to hack



Millions of electronic door locks fitted to hotel rooms worldwide have been found to be vulnerable to a hack.

Rivals Airbus and Dassault Aviation join forces to build next fighter aircraft



Rivals Airbus and Dassault Aviation have struck a deal to develop and produce Europe's next generation of fighter aircraft.

Lloyds Banking Group profits jump by 23% to £1.6bn



Lloyds Banking Group has said it has made a "strong start" to 2018, with profits for the first three months of the year jumping by nearly a quarter.

Liverpool-Roma clash: Victim of Anfield attack named



A man left in a critical condition after he was attacked before Liverpool's Champions League semi-final against Roma has been named.

Head of Spain's Madrid region Cristina Cifuentes resigns over supermarket 'theft video'



The head of Spain's Madrid region has stepped down amid shoplifting allegations, weeks after being accused of faking a master's degree.

Danish inventor Peter Madsen given life sentence for the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall



Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the murder of the Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his submarine.

Michigan State Police Officers asked lorry drivers to park under bridge to help suicidal man



More than a dozen lorry drivers in Detroit came together on Tuesday to help a man on a bridge who was contemplating suicide.

WhatsApp is raising minimum age limit of its users to 16 across Europe



WhatsApp is raising the minimum age limit of its users to 16 across Europe.

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Trump and Macron hail 'beautiful friendship'



Donald Trump hailed the "great relationship" he has with French President Emmanuel Macron and insisted their friendship was "not fake news" as talks got under way in Washington.

Profits at Google-owner Alphabet jumped almost 73% in the first three months of the year



Profits at Google-owner Alphabet jumped almost 73% in the first three months of the year, as revenues from internet advertising soared.

French billionaire Vincent Bolloré held over 'Africa corruption'



French billionaire Vincent Bolloré has been detained for questioning by anti-corruption police near Paris.

European regulators will launch an in-depth investigation of Apple's planned $400m purchase of Shazam



European regulators will launch an in-depth investigation of Apple's planned $400m purchase of Shazam, the music recognition app developed in the UK.

Leading Chinese tech firms pledged to address gender discrimination in job adverts



Leading Chinese tech firms have pledged to address gender discrimination in job ads after a damning report by campaign group Human Rights Watch (HRW).

UK government borrowing lowest for 11 years, according to the latest official figures



Government borrowing has fallen to its lowest annual level in 11 years, according to the latest official figures.

Oil prices hit $75 on Tuesday, highest level in nearly three and half years



Oil prices hit $75 on Tuesday, the highest level in nearly three and a half years, as fears mounted over the prospect of new US sanctions on Iran.

Ikea recalls model of gas hobs in the UK over carbon monoxide emissions



Ikea is recalling a model of gas hobs sold in its UK stores because of an issue with carbon monoxide emissions.

Toronto van attack suspect Alek Minassian charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 cases of attempted murder



Father of seriously ill Alfie Evans says toddler 'breathing' as life support ends



The father of seriously ill toddler Alfie Evans says his son has been breathing unassisted after his life support machine was switched off.

'Naked' gunman: Suspect arrested after Waffle House shootings which left four dead



A man suspected of shooting four people dead in a Nashville restaurant has been arrested, police have said.

Monday, 23 April 2018