Boeing to submit fix for 737 MAX suspected of causing deadly crash


Date created : 24/03/2019 – 10:59 A fix to the anti-stall system suspected in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet that killed 189 people in Indonesia is ready, industry sources said Saturday, as the company tries to avoid a lengthy grounding of its planes. ADVERTISING Read more Boeing was due to present... Read More

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  • China’s Xi visits France as Macron looks to forge united EU front

    Date created : 24/03/2019 – 08:28 Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to the French Riviera on Sunday for the final leg of his European tour, as France’s Emmanuel Macron looks to forge a united European front to contend with China’s global ambitions. ADVERTISING Read more Xi‘s trip will begin in the Mediterranean city of Nice... Read More
  • France’s Macron to push united EU on China Xi’s visit

    Date created : 24/03/2019 – 08:28 Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to the French Riviera on Sunday for the final leg of his European tour, as France’s Emmanuel Macron looks to forge a united European front to contend with China’s global ambitions. ADVERTISING Read more Xi‘s trip will begin in the Mediterranean city of Nice... Read More
  • Thai voters head to polls in first election since 2014 coup

    Date created : 24/03/2019 – 07:15 Thais filled schoolyards, temples and government offices to vote Sunday in the first election since a 2014 coup, with a high turnout expected as the Thai king conveyed a cryptic last-minute warning to support “good” leaders to prevent “chaos”. ADVERTISING Read more All television stations repeated the rare statement... Read More

Brexit: Theresa May urged to quit to help deal pass

Image copyright EPA Theresa May could gain support for her Brexit deal if she promises to stand down as prime minister, senior Conservatives have told the BBC. MPs in the party have said they might reluctantly back the agreement if they know she will not be in charge of the next stage of negotiations with... Read More

Brexit march: Million joined Brexit protest, organisers say

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNine minutes condense into just ninety seconds – aerial footage shows vast crowd of protesters Hundreds of thousands of people have marched in central London calling for another EU referendum, as MPs search for a way out of the Brexit impasse. Organisers of the “Put It To... Read More

‘Cancel Brexit’ petition woman receives death threats

Image caption The petition had reached nearly 4.3 million signature by lunchtime on Saturday The woman who started the record-breaking anti-Brexit petition says she is “shaking like a leaf” after receiving three death threats by phone. Margaret Georgiadou, 77, began the Revoke Article 50 petition, which had topped four million signatures by Saturday morning. She... Read More

Brexit: Vote on Theresa May’s deal may not happen next week

Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May has told MPs that a third vote on her Brexit deal may not take place next week “if it appears there is not sufficient support”. It comes after European Council President Donald Tusk said Brexit’s fate was “in Britain’s hands”. EU leaders have agreed to delay the departure date... Read More


What’s going on with the UK economy?

Image caption Is the UK economy too hot, too cold, or just right? More than 1,000 days since the referendum, and with the clock ticking down to 29 March, the path of Brexit remains unclear. Ahead of the 2016 vote, the Treasury warned that leaving could damage the economy. And yet, for all the political... Read More

The Disney-Fox giant in six charts

Image copyright Getty Images Disney is now the official owner of Rupert Murdoch’s former entertainment empire, 21st-First Century Fox. The mammoth $71bn deal – completed on Wednesday – brings the likes of X-Men, The Simpsons and Fantastic Four characters to Disney’s already impressive film catalogue which includes Star Wars and Cinderella. Disney now also owns... Read More

Brexit fears boost British tourism

Uncertainty about Brexit is the biggest single problem facing UK businesses right now. However, for some sectors that uncertainty is proving to be a real benefit. The British tourism industry has seen a surge in business so far this year. Ashbourne Heights Holiday Park in Derbyshire’s Peak District has seen its bookings rise by over... Read More

Boom or bust: What culture tells us about money

Image copyright Getty Images Over the years, one financial crisis after another has ruined – or profited – those caught in the middle of it. The pay and benefits of UK residents is still being affected by the latest crisis of a decade ago. So when has financial advice eased, exacerbated, or even created these... Read More