07242017

Brexit: Liam Fox sets election deadline for EU transition

Media captionFox sets 2022 deadline for EU transition Any transitional arrangement with the EU after Brexit must end by the time of the next election, Liam Fox has said. The international trade secretary told the BBC he had no [...]

UK to bring in drone registration

Media captionIntroducing drone registration “is not about stopping people having fun” The UK government has announced plans to introduce drone registration and safety awareness courses for owners of the small unmanned [...]

Changes to rail electrification plans a ‘slap in face’

Image copyright PA Image caption The Liverpool-Newcastle link was to be fully electrified, according to the previous government [...]

UK air traffic controllers warn of over-crowded skies

Media captionNats released a video in 2015 illustrating flights coming in and out of airports in south-east England Air traffic controllers are warning that UK skies are running out of room amid a record number of flights. Friday [...]

UK government borrowing rises in June

Image copyright Reuters Government borrowing increased last month after the state was forced to pay higher interest on its debt. Public sector net borrowing, excluding state-owned banks, rose [...]

UK property transactions fall for third month in a row

Image copyright Getty Images The number of homes being bought and sold has fallen for the third month in a row, according to government figures. Across the UK there were 96,910 residential transactions [...]

New agreement will allow US rice exports to China

Image copyright Huw Evans picture agency Image caption China is the world’s biggest rice producer and consumer. China has [...]

Congo’s mining revenue ‘missing’ – Global Witness

Image copyright AFP Image caption These people are mining coltan, which is widely used in mobile phones More than 20% of the Democratic [...]

AlphaBay and Hansa dark web markets shut down

Image copyright US Department of Justice Image caption AlphaBay went offline earlier this month Two of the largest dark web marketplaces [...]

ECB warns stimulus programme still has a way to run

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mario Draghi said the eurozone was experiencing a “robust recovery” The European [...]