08222019

Economic growth ‘up several gears’

The speed at which the British economy is growing is increasing, the Confederation of British Industry says. Research by the CBI suggests business activity increased markedly in the three months to May. Rain Newton-Smith, the CBI’s [...]

EU membership ‘vital for jobs’

Nicola Sturgeon will say there is strong support for EU membership in Scotland Membership of the EU is vital to Scottish jobs and the economy, Nicola Sturgeon is due to tell an [...]

Arsenal 3-0 Aston Villa FA Cup Final 2015 LIVE: Per Mertesacker header piles more misery on Tim Sherwood’s side

Arsenal: Szczesny, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Cazorla, Ramsey, Ozil, Sanchez, Walcott.Subs: Gibbs, Gabriel, Wilshere, Giroud, Ospina, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Flamini. Aston Villa: Given, Hutton, Okore, Vlaar, Richardson, Cleverley, [...]

Strong earthquake strikes off Japan

A powerful undersea earthquake south of Japan has shaken buildings in Tokyo and been felt across the country. The US Geological Survey said the 7.8-magnitude earthquake was centred 874km (543 miles) from the Japanese capital, at a depth of [...]

Drones take whale survey to the sky

Gray whales can weigh more than 30,000kg Instead of standing on the shore with binoculars, scientists are turning to drones to monitor wild populations of whales off the US coast. A [...]

Barrier Reef spared ‘danger’ listing

The reef contains a higher degree of biodiversity than any other World Heritage site The Great Barrier Reef should not go on a World Heritage danger list, according to a United [...]

FRENCH OPEN 2015: All the results from the men’s and women’s singles

 MEN’S FIRST ROUND Gilles Muller (Lux) bt Paolo Lorenzi (Ita) 4-6 4-6 7-6 (7-1) 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 Pablo Carreno Busta (Spa) bt Victor Estrella Burgos (Dom) 6-3, 6-1, 6-0. Lu Yen-Hsun (Tai) bt Blaz Kavcic (Slo) 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1, 7-5 Carlos [...]

Barrier Reef spared ‘danger’ listing

The reef contains a higher degree of biodiversity than any other World Heritage site The Great Barrier Reef should not go on a World Heritage danger list, according to a United [...]

Paper or Plastic: Should You Consider a Business Credit Card?

Over a third of small business owners still turn to credit cards for financing to meet their capital needs, according to the National Small Business Association 2014 Year-End Economic Report. At 36%, the number who funded their businesses [...]

FRENCH OPEN 2015: All the results from the men’s and women’s singles

 MEN’S FIRST ROUND Gilles Muller (Lux) bt Paolo Lorenzi (Ita) 4-6 4-6 7-6 (7-1) 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 Pablo Carreno Busta (Spa) bt Victor Estrella Burgos (Dom) 6-3, 6-1, 6-0. Lu Yen-Hsun (Tai) bt Blaz Kavcic (Slo) 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1, 7-5 Carlos [...]