18th October 2018

Jamal Khashoggi case: Fox and Mnuchin quit Saudi summit

Image copyright AFP Image caption Turkish forensic investigators have been searching for evidence at the Saudi consulate US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox have pulled out of an investment…




Name checks to begin on bank payments

Image copyright Angelene Bungay Image caption Angelene Bungay lost £13,000 after transferring it to someone she thought was her builder The name of someone receiving a payment will be as important as their banking details…


Food sales drop as barbecue summer ends

Image copyright Getty Images Food sales saw their steepest drop in three years in September as consumers tightened their belts after the unusually hot summer, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said. Sales of…


Trump moves to quit 144-year-old postal treaty

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US says the system for global postage charges puts the US at a disadvantage The US has announced plans to withdraw from a 144-year-old postal treaty, which the…





Firms defy pressure over Saudi conference

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Attendees gathered for the first Future Investment Initiative conference in 2017 Major companies registered for a business conference in Saudi Arabia next week still plan to attend, despite growing…