UK News

Downing Street warns MPs not to block Brexit

Image copyright AFP/Getty Attempts by backbench MPs to remove the government’s power to deliver Brexit are “extremely concerning”, Downing Street has said. On Monday one group of MPs will present a bill that could allow Brexit to be delayed if Parliament does not approve an EU withdrawal agreement. According to the Sunday Times, another group […]

Business

China’s slowdown and what it means for the UK

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Exporters and investors will be looking at China’s GDP figures closely Monday sees the release of China’s GDP figures, and they’ll be even more closely watched than usual. Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, blamed cautious Chinese consumers in part for his company’s failure to sell as many iPhones as he […]

UK News

Firewomen prove they exist to four-year-old Esme

Image copyright Hannah Summers Image caption Esme has been inspired by messages from firewomen Firewomen have posted pictures of themselves on social media after a four-year-old girl said she thought only men could sign up. Hannah Summers from London tweeted how her daughter Esme wished she was a boy so she could be a firefighter, […]

US & World

Thai Buddhist monks killed in temple shooting

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Armed police were deployed to the temple in Narathiwat province Two Buddhist monks have been fatally shot and two others wounded inside a temple in southern Thailand. Witnesses described seeing gunmen dressed in black arrive on motorbikes before storming the Rattanaupap temple, shooting the monks at close range. No […]