16th October 2018

Trump calls Federal Reserve ‘my biggest threat’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Trump named Jerome Powell to lead the Federal Reserve US President Donald Trump has escalated his war of words against America’s central bank, calling the Federal Reserve his “biggest…


John Bercow ‘to quit as Speaker next summer’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSpeaker: Commons needs new body to investigate bullying Speaker John Bercow has told friends he’s decided to stand down next Summer, the BBC understands. His departure, in…




UK wage growth fastest for nearly 10 years

Image copyright Getty Images Wages excluding bonuses have risen at their fastest pace in nearly 10 years, official figures show. Pay rose by 3.1% in the three months to August, compared with a year ago,…


Crickets: The food of the future?

Insects are packed with protein and can thrive on agricultural by-products. Cricket One, a start-up in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, says crickets could be one way of feeding the world’s growing population. Filmed by…