Sri Lanka travel: what should you do?

Image copyright Getty Images The UK is advising against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka. The advice from the Foreign Office comes after the Easter Sunday bombings in which more than 350 people died. “Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Sri Lanka,” it said in its advice. “Attacks could […]

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Microsoft hits $1 trillion market valuation

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Microsoft boss Satya Nadella Microsoft has seen its stock market value top $1 trillion (£774bn) after reporting better-than-expected sales and profits. The US software giant passed the mark briefly on Thursday, before its share price fell back. It makes it one of only three public firms to have hit the […]

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RBS chief executive Ross McEwan resigns

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRoss McEwan says not enough time was spent on customers The chief executive of RBS, Ross McEwan, has resigned after five and a half years in the post. Mr McEwan, aged 61, said that he had “delivered the strategy” that he set out when taking over in […]

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‘Fit of anger’ woman guilty of killing admirer

Image copyright terry-harris.comImage caption Martyna Ogonowska was found guilty of murder and possessing a bladed article An 18-year-old woman who murdered an admirer by stabbing him in a “fit of anger” in his car has been jailed. Martyna Ogonowska attacked Filip Jaskiewicz after he tried to touch her sexually, in Peterborough in October, before she […]

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Huawei leak row: Government ‘cannot exclude’ criminal investigation

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHuawei leak: Minister says he cannot rule out a criminal investigation The government “cannot exclude” a criminal investigation into leaks from a National Security Council meeting. Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright condemned leaks to the Daily Telegraph about discussions on using Huawei technology for the UK’s 5G network. […]

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Thousands of emperor penguin chicks drown

After severe weather in 2016 a large penguin colony at the Brunt ice shelf in Antarctica never recovered. The emperor penguins in the Halley Bay colony have either moved away or stopped breeding after thousands of chicks died when the ice collapsed during bad weather three years ago. Emperor penguins need the fast ice that […]

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