8th July 2019


Labour affiliated unions agree Brexit vote stance

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Unite boss Len McCluskey helped orchestrate the agreement Trade union leaders have reached a common position on Brexit following a meeting with Jeremy Corbyn. The bosses of Labour’s five-biggest affiliated…


Primark founder Arthur Ryan dies

Image copyright Associated British Foods Primark founder and chairman Arthur Ryan has died after a short illness, the budget fashion chain has announced. Mr Ryan established the High Street retailer as Penneys in 1969 in…



Rwanda bids to become high-tech hub

Rwanda is bidding to become a centre for high-tech innovation and creativity in Africa. In the capital, Kigali, smart technology is being used in its schools and hospitals – and on its buses. Entrepreneur Patrick…




Glastonbury stars give away clothes for charity

Image copyright Lewis Allman/Liz Porter Image caption Johnny Marr and Sheryl Crow show off the clothes they donated Sheryl Crow, Lewis Capaldi and Billie Eilish are among the Glastonbury stars to give clothes to Oxfam…