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David Cameron: I don’t regret calling EU referendum

Media captionDavid Cameron: I don’t regret calling referendum Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron says he does not regret calling the 2016 referendum on whether the UK should stay in the EU. But he regretted the “difficulties and the problems we’ve been having trying to implement the result”, he added. Mr Cameron, who led the […]

Kenya attack: Who are the Nairobi victims?

Kenya attack: Who are the Nairobi victims?

Image copyright © Various Among the victims of the attack in Kenya by suspected militants include someone who had survived the 9/11 terror attacks, a football Youtuber and two inseparable friends. At least 14 people are known to have died during the 19-hour siege on the complex in the capital, Nairobi, which houses the luxury […]

Southampton 2-2 Derby County: Championship side edge thriller on penalties

Media playback is not supported on this device FA Cup highlights: Derby shock Premier League Southampton Derby recovered from a two-goal deficit to edge past Southampton 5-3 on penalties in a thrilling FA Cup third-round replay at St Mary’s. Two goals in two minutes from Stuart Armstrong and Nathan Redmond had put the hosts on […]

FA Cup: Derby’s frantic FA Cup win over Southampton in 60 seconds

Laurent Gbagbo: Ivory Coast ex-president detained pending appeal

Laurent Gbagbo: Ivory Coast ex-president detained pending appeal

Image copyright EPA Image caption Laurent Gbagbo was acquitted on charges of crimes against humanity on Tuesday Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo will stay behind bars after prosecutors appealed against his acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity. The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague acquitted him on Tuesday and ordered his immediate […]

Housing market outlook worst ‘for 20 years’

Image copyright Getty Images Surveyors and estate agents reckon the housing market outlook over the next three months is the worst for 20 years. A net balance of 28% of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) members expect sales to fall in the next three months. It’s the most downbeat reading since records started in […]

Patisserie Valerie says accounting scandal worse than thought

Image copyright Getty Images The owner of Patisserie Valerie has said an accounting scandal it revealed in October was worse than it thought. Its probe has found “extensive” misstatement of its accounts and “very significant manipulation of the balance sheet and profit and loss accounts”. This includes thousands of false entries in its ledgers, it […]

No-deal Brexit warning for UK drivers

Image copyright Reuters If UK motorists plan to drive abroad after 29 March, they need to act soon or risk breaking the law. That’s because a no-deal Brexit would leave drivers needing to have a Green Card to prove they have insurance. EU regulations will hit businesses and individuals. They will also apply to anyone […]

Retailers told to clean up act over fake faux fur

Image copyright ASA Image caption Tests revealed the jumper contained real fur – likely to have come from a rabbit Clothing retailers have been told to take immediate action to ensure items they advertise as containing fake fur are not made from real fur. The UK’s advertising watchdog has given them a deadline of 11 […]

Commuters and students ‘short-changed by the government’

Image copyright Getty Images Commuters and students are being short-changed by the government, the Lords Economics Affairs Committee has said. The Retail Prices Index (RPI) inflation measure, used to calculate rises in student loan repayments and some train fares, is flawed, it said. Moreover, the government is using different inflation measures to maximise funds coming […]