Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Energy giant E.On announces 4.8% dual fuel price rise



Energy giant E.On has said its standard tariff prices will rise by an average of 4.8% for those customers who take both gas and electricity.

British Airways owner IAG in dogfight with Lufthansa for Norwegian Air



Shares in Norwegian Air soared almost 10% after the boss of Lufthansa said the German carrier was interested in making a bid for the low-cost airline. 

Poundworld axed 98 jobs from its head office as administrators struggle to find buyer



Poundworld has axed 98 jobs from its head office as administrators struggle to find a buyer for the discount retailer.

Australian court fined Apple A$9m for misleading customers in Australia



An Australian court has fined Apple A$9m (£5m;$6.5m) for refusing to fix iPhones and iPads that had been serviced by third parties.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un begins two-day visit to China following denuclearisation summit



North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is beginning a two-day visit to China, following his summit with Donald Trump in Singapore last week.

Three dead and three wounded in Sweden shooting in the Swedish city of Malmo



Three people have died and three are injured in a shooting in the Swedish city of Malmo.

New undertakings by 21st Century Fox in Sky takeover bid



Sky News has received a 15-year funding commitment from entertainment giant Disney in the latest twist in the takeover battle for its parent company Sky.

Britain will be forced to leave European Arrest Warrant deal after Brexit, EU's chief negotiator says



Britain will be forced to leave the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) deal after Brexit, the EU's chief negotiator has said.

Monday, 18 June 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's leadership under threat over migrant policy



Angela Merkel's leadership is under threat after her alliance partner gave her two weeks to agree to turn away refugees at Germany's borders.

Colombia's president-elect Iván Duque wants to 'unite country'



Iván Duque, the conservative political newcomer who was elected as Colombia's president on Sunday, says he wants to unite the Andean country.

A military hat belonging to Napoleon goes under hammer



A military hat belonging to Napoleon, said to have been salvaged from the battlefield after his 1815 defeat at Waterloo, is due to be auctioned in Lyon later on Monday.

Debit card payments more popular than cash for the first time



Debit card payments have overtaken cash use for the first time, new figures show, as contactless technology takes a firm hold on day-to-day spending.

US Open: Brooks Koepka beats Tommy Fleetwood at Shinnecock Hills



Koepka, 28, closed with a two-under-par 68 to top the leaderboard at one over and deny Fleetwood a first major title.

Ant McPartlin's estranged wife Lisa Armstrong's 'heartbreak' as TV star reportedly finds new love



Ant McPartlin's estranged wife has hinted at her heartbreak hours after it emerged he is dating his personal assistant - who his wife says was her friend.

Virgin Money agrees £1.7bn takeover by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group



Virgin Money has agreed to be taken over by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group (CYBG) in a deal worth £1.7bn that could result in 1,500 job losses.

Three people died after being hit by a train at a station in south London, British Transport Police confirmed



Three people have died after being hit by a train at a station in south London, British Transport Police have confirmed.

Chief executive of Audi Rupert Stadler held in German diesel emissions probe



The chief executive of Audi has been detained by German authorities investigating the "dieselgate" scandal at parent firm Volkswagen.

Japan earthquake: Three dead, more than 300 injured in 6.1 magnitude quake around Osaka



A nine-year-old girl is among three people to have died following a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in and around the Japanese city of Osaka.

Sunday, 17 June 2018

Brazil 1-1 Switzerland



A second-half header from Steven Zuber cancelled out a sensational early goal from Philippe Coutinho as Switzerland and Brazil drew 1-1 in their tight Group E World Cup opener on Sunday.

Germany 0-1 Mexico: Germany suffer shock loss in Group F opener



Germany's defence of the World Cup started with defeat as Mexico secured a pulsating 1-0 victory in Moscow on Sunday.

Aleksandar Kolarov's brilliant second-half free-kick saw Serbia beat Costa Rica 1-0



Aleksandar Kolarov scored a spectacular free-kick to give Serbia a deserved victory in their opening World Cup Group E match against Costa Rica.

Didier Lombard and France Telecom to stand trial over employee suicides



A spate of suicides at a leading French company will see a number of top executives stand trial over alleged workplace bullying.

Seventeen killed in nightclub stampede in Venezuela



Seventeen people have been killed in a Venezuelan nightclub following a stampede triggered by a tear gas canister exploding inside, said officials.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras survives confidence vote over Macedonia name deal



Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has survived a no-confidence vote over the deal his government made to settle a name dispute with Macedonia.

Eight people injured after taxi drove into crowd of people including Mexico World Cup supporters in central Moscow



Eight people have been injured after a taxi drove into a crowd of people including Mexico World Cup supporters in central Moscow.