Monday, 16 July 2018

Brexiteers' Customs Bill amendments accepted by government

Theresa May has been accused of "caving in" to Conservative Brexiteers after agreeing to their changes to a key piece of legislation.

Vertical take-off technology could bring 'flying taxis' to the skies by 2020

A prototype system for vertical take-off and landing could pave the way for "flying taxis" by 2020.

Debenhams shares fell up to 7% on credit insurer woes

Shares in Debenhams fell up to 7% on Monday as the retailer battled suggestions it was facing a crisis of confidence among credit insurers.

Four 'spaceports' to be built across UK


Satellites could be launched from the UK in as little as three years, heralding the start of what the government called the "Great British Space Age".

Croatia get hero's welcome in Zagreb despite losing World Cup final

Tens of thousands of people poured into the streets of Croatia's capital Zagreb to stage a hero's welcome for their national football team.

Official photos released by Royal Family to mark Prince Louis's christening

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared a charming new picture of their son Prince Louis laughing following his christening.

Saturday, 14 July 2018

World Cup 2018: England finish fourth after 2-0 loss to Belgium in the third place play-off

England have come fourth in the World Cup after losing 2-0 to Belgium in the third place play-off.

Wimbledon 2018: Kerber beats Serena Williams to win title

Serena Williams has lost her first Grand Slam final since returning to tennis after the birth of her daughter.

Germany deports Sami A 'Bin Laden bodyguard' to Tunisia

Germany has deported to Tunisia a man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden and had been living in Germany with his family since 1997.

Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic is one match away from a first Grand Slam title since 2016 after an epic five-set win over Rafael Nadal in their delayed Wimbledon semi-final.

Classic Aston Martin fetched over £10m at auction

A classic Aston Martin has fetched over £10m at auction - making it the most valuable British car ever sold under the hammer in Europe.

British diver who helped rescue schoolboys from a cave in Thailand says it was "unbelievable" to find the boys alive

A British diver who helped rescue schoolboys from a cave in Thailand says it was "unbelievable" to find the boys alive.

Thursday, 12 July 2018

President Donald Trump arrived at Blenheim Palace in grand style

President Donald Trump arrived at Blenheim Palace in grand style ahead of a gala dinner with US and UK business leaders.

21st Century Fox bid for Sky gets government approval

The government has given the green light to a takeover of Sky plc, owner of Sky News, by US entertainment giant 21st Century Fox following 19 months of regulatory enquiries.

US government appeals $80bn AT&T-Time Warner deal

The US government has decided to appeal a landmark court ruling that cleared the way for telecoms giant AT&T to buy Time Warner in an $80bn (£60bn) deal.

Ryanair pilots announce two more one-day strikes by some pilots based in Ireland

Ryanair is facing two more days of strike action by some pilots based in Ireland.

Ex-Barclays trader found guilty of euro rate-rigging

A former Barclays trader has been found guilty of rigging a key euro benchmark borrowing rate known as Euribor.

Fiat Chrysler plant workers strike over Ronaldo signing

Workers at a Fiat Chrysler plant in Italy are to strike after its main investor decided to pay €112m (£99.2m) to sign footballer Cristiano Ronaldo for Juventus.

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Iranian diplomat charged over Paris bomb plot

An alleged Iranian spy accused of plotting to bomb a rally has been charged over foreign intelligence activities and conspiracy to murder by German prosecutors.

Defending champion Roger Federer out of Wimbledon as Kevin Anderson fights back from two sets down

Defending champion Roger Federer is out of Wimbledon after eighth seed Kevin Anderson fought back from two sets down in a gripping quarter-final.

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox ups bid for Sky to £14 a share

Sky plc, the owner of Sky News, today agreed to a takeover by 21st Century Fox, the US entertainment giant, valuing it at £24.5bn.