19.01.2017

BHP Billiton and Vale reach settlement with Brazil over dam disaster

Mining major BHP Billiton and joint venture partner Vale have reached a preliminary agreement to settle a $47.5 billion civil claim with Brazil’s federal prosecutors, according […]
19.01.2017

Greece sells its national railway operator to Italy

Greece’s national rail company TrainOSE has been sold to Italy’s state railway group Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) for €45 million ($48.1 million). The sale is part of […]
19.01.2017

Crimeans invite Marine Le Pen to visit peninsula

A senior Crimean official has told reporters that residents of the region would welcome a visit by French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, as well as […]
28.11.2016

Ebola nurse banned for hiding Pauline Cafferkey’s high temperature

A senior nurse found to have concealed the true temperature of Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey has been suspended for two months. A disciplinary panel said Donna […]
28.11.2016

Flood spending decisions ‘perverse’, Green Alliance says

England spends nearly four times more on activities that may cause flooding than it invests to combat flooding, the Green Alliance think tank has said. It […]
28.11.2016

Hackers hit San Francisco transport systems

San Francisco’s transport agency has been hit by a hack attack which led to customers being able to travel for nothing. The hackers have made a […]
28.11.2016

Brexit: Legal battle over UK’s single market membership

The government is facing a legal battle over whether the UK stays inside the single market after it has left the EU, the BBC has learned. […]