27th January 2019

Venezuela crisis: Will the US target oil exports?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Venezuela’s oil industry is a key source of cash for the government In its battle against the rule of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, the United States has been trying…




Brexit: No change to backstop, Ireland insists

Image copyright PA Image caption Protests against the potential return of a hard border have been taking place on the island of Ireland The backstop element of the Brexit plan is “not going to change”,…


Hedge fund ends £1.6m Booker sponsorship

Image copyright PA Image caption The Duchess of Cornwall presents the award to 2018’s winner Anna Burns Britain’s most famous literary award is looking for a new sponsor after hedge fund Man Group said it…



UK cyber-crime victims lose £190,000 a day

Image copyright Carole Tack Image caption Jerry and Carole Tack, who lost nearly £10,000 to a TV Licence scam More than £190,000 a day is lost in the UK by victims of cyber-crime, police statistics…