29th January 2019

Brexit: MPs back May’s bid to change deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: We will seek changes to EU withdrawal agreement MPs have backed seeking “alternative arrangements” to replace the Irish backstop in Theresa May’s Brexit plan. The…


Apple iPhone sales in ‘disappointing’ fall

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The global smartphone market is contracting Sales of the Apple iPhone have fallen hitting the tech giant’s financial performance. The firm’s revenue fell 5% from a year ago to…


Treasury agency had role in controversial RBS unit GRG

Image copyright AFP Evidence has emerged of a government agency’s role in the Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) controversial Global Restructuring Group (GRG). The Asset Protection Agency influenced GRG’s strategy including decisions that determined business…



Insolvencies ‘highest for seven years’

Image copyright PA The number of people in England and Wales going insolvent due to unmanageable debt hit a seven-year high in 2018, figures show. Personal insolvencies totalled 115,299, a 16.2% rise on 2017, the…


Huawei denies wrongdoing after US criminal charges

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Huawei is the world’s second biggest smartphone maker by volume Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has denied any wrongdoing after US prosecutors filed a host of criminal charges against the…


Brexit: Rival Tory factions devise no-deal plan

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChris Mason recaps what has happened to the Brexit deal and explains the next key vote options A group of Conservative Eurosceptics and former Remainer MPs have…