9th September 2019

Commons Speaker John Bercow to stand down

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJohn Bercow stands down: “We degrade this parliament at our peril” John Bercow says he will stand down as Commons Speaker and MP at the next election…


UK growth rebound eases recession fears

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The service sector helped to boost growth in July The UK’s economy grew faster than expected in July, easing fears that it could fall into recession. The economy grew…


Brexit: Parliament suspension to go ahead later

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson told Leo Varadkar a no-deal Brexit would be “a failure of statecraft” The five-week suspension of Parliament will begin later, after MPs are expected to…


Nissan boss to step down amid pay scandal

Image copyright iStock Nissan chief executive Hiroto Saikawa will step down next week as the carmaker grapples with an executive pay scandal. The announcement followed a meeting of the carmaker’s board on Monday. Earlier, Mr…



Hong Kong tourism falls 40% as protests continue

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow Hong Kong got trapped in a cycle of violence The number of tourists visiting Hong Kong tumbled in August as anti-government protests gripped the city, in…