08222019

Trump’s threat of Mexico trade war sends markets lower

Image copyright Reuters US President Donald Trump’s threat to open a trade war with Mexico has sent Wall Street sliding, with shares in carmakers among the worst hit. Markets in Europe [...]

India loses place as world’s fastest-growing economy

Image copyright Getty Images India has lost its spot as the world’s fastest-growing economy after it grew more slowly than expected in the first three months of 2019. Official data showed [...]

Business lobby group CBI warns Tories over no-deal Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images The Confederation of British Industry has warned Conservative leadership candidates over a no-deal Brexit. Such a scenario would do “severe” damage to [...]

Johanna Konta reaches French Open fourth round for first time

Konta has reached the third round of a Grand Slam six times – and won all the matches Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach the French Open last 16 since 1983 after thrashing Slovakia’s [...]

Champions League final: Liverpool’s Klopp & Tottenham’s Pochettino on semi-finals

Liverpool and Tottenham meet in an all-English Champions League final in Madrid on Saturday Two once-in-a-lifetime semi-finals, two incredible stories. Liverpool overturned a 3-0 first-leg deficit against Barcelona [...]

Cricket World Cup: Australia’s Steve Smith & David Warner ‘should not be booed’

Australia have won a record five World Cups Australia coach Justin Langer has asked fans not to boo Steve Smith and David Warner during the World Cup. The batsmen recently returned from year-long bans for their [...]

Champions League final: Goals & action from Spurs & Liverpool’s stars

2019 Women’s World Cup: Phil Neville reflects on his own heartbreak and hopes of redemption

Britain in two-week coal-free record

Image copyright PA Britain has not used coal to generate electricity for two weeks – the longest period since the 1880s. The body which manages the way electricity is generated said coal [...]

UK satellite ‘sets sail’ for return to Earth

Image copyright SSTL A British satellite in space has just “set sail” to return to Earth. TechDemoSat-1 was launched in 2014 to trial a number of new in-orbit technologies but has [...]