17th October 2019

Pound’s gains erased amid Brexit deal jitters

Image copyright Getty Images The rally in the pound triggered by news of a Brexit agreement has failed to last following concerns that the deal could still be scuppered. Sterling had surged to a five-month…


NBA facing ‘substantial’ losses over China dispute

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Yao Ming played for the Houston Rockets between 2002 and 2011 boosting the team’s popularity in China The US National Basketball Association has suffered “substantial” losses after an online…




BA passengers: Cabin fumes affected our health

Passengers on a British Airways flight to Valencia that filled with smoke mid-air have told the BBC they are still experiencing breathing difficulties two months on. BA said it could not comment for legal reasons….



Online fashion twice as ‘racy’ as high street

Online fashion stores are more likely than traditional retailers to use images that a Google tool classifies as “racy”, BBC research finds. Google uses the term “racy” to describe skimpy or sheer clothing, strategically covered…


BA passengers: Cabin fumes gave us breathing problems

Image caption Gayle Fitzpatrick believes the fumes she inhaled have affected her health Passengers on a British Airways flight to Valencia which filled with smoke mid-air have told the BBC they are still experiencing breathing…