August 2019


Parliament suspension: Thousands protest across the UK

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCrowds fill Whitehall in central London to protest against Boris Johnson’s plans to suspend Parliament Demonstrations have been taking place across the UK against Boris Johnson’s decision…


Sajid Javid pledges £400m further education funding

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The chancellor said it was a further education college that equipped him “with the qualifications needed to pursue my ambitions” The chancellor is to announce £400m of additional funding for…




Tetra Pak billionaire Hans Rausing dies at 93

Image copyright Rausing family Hans Rausing, the Swedish billionaire who helped build food packaging company Tetra Pak into a global giant, has died aged 93. Son of its founder, Ruben Rausing, he ran the firm…





Investors give Shoe Zone shares a kicking

Image copyright Shoe Zone Shares in Shoe Zone have plunged by more than 30% after the High Street chain announced that its boss had resigned and warned that its profits would be lower than expected….