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Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca was unable to identify company owners

Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca was unable to identify company owners

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 2016 Panama Papers revealed the tax havens of the world’s elite A new leak of documents from the offshore service provider at the centre of the Panama Papers scandal reveals the company could not identify the owners of up to three quarters of companies it administered. Two months […]

Brexit: Bill approved after May sees off rebellion

Brexit: Bill approved after May sees off rebellion

Media captionLiam Fox tells Laura Kuenssberg rebels have not changed Brexit stance The government’s Brexit bill has passed through Parliament after Theresa May saw off a revolt by Tory MPs. Peers accepted the amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill sent to them from the House of Commons, meaning the bill now goes for Royal Assent, […]

Gosport hospital deaths: Prescribed painkillers ‘shortened 456 lives’

Gosport hospital deaths: Prescribed painkillers ‘shortened 456 lives’

Media captionHundreds of lives were cut short due to prescribed opioids at Gosport War Memorial Hospital More than 450 patients died after being given powerful painkillers inappropriately at Gosport War Memorial Hospital, a report has found. An independent panel said, taking into account missing records, a further 200 patients may have suffered a similar fate. […]

EastEnders special to air real stories of knife crime

EastEnders special to air real stories of knife crime

Image caption EastEnders character Shakil (Shaheen Jafargholi) was killed in a knife attack in May EastEnders is to broadcast an episode featuring accounts from relatives of real-life victims of knife crime. It’s part of the soap’s ongoing knife crime storyline, which saw character Shakil Kazemi stabbed and killed by a gang in an episode in […]

World Cup 2018: England manager Gareth Southgate dislocates shoulder

World Cup 2018: England manager Gareth Southgate dislocates shoulder

The England players found out about Southgate’s injury at a planned team meeting on Wednesday England manager Gareth Southgate dislocated his right shoulder while running on Wednesday. The players had a day off from training and Southgate suffered the injury near the squad’s World Cup base in Repino. “The doc has made it clear punching […]

British Airways cancels 2,000 ‘incorrectly’ cheap tickets

British Airways cancels 2,000 ‘incorrectly’ cheap tickets

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption British Airways has apologised and offered full refunds for the error More than 2,000 British Airways passengers have had their tickets cancelled because the prices were too cheap, a travel agent has said. Travel Up chief Ali Shah said he believes another five agencies also sold tickets through the […]

Former WWE wrestler star Vader dies at 63

Former WWE wrestler star Vader dies at 63

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Leon White pictured with his son Jesse in 2004; Jesse also became wrestler under the name Jake Carter Former US professional wrestling superstar Leon White – better known as Vader by his fans – has died aged 63. His son tweeted: “Around a month ago my father was diagnosed […]

UK’s Lord Sugar apologises for Senegal tweet

UK’s Lord Sugar apologises for Senegal tweet

Lord Sugar has now deleted the tweet he posted on Wednesday Lord Sugar has been criticised for an “unhelpful and ignorant” tweet comparing Senegal’s World Cup team to sellers on the “beach in Marbella”. A picture of the team was posted next to pictures of sunglasses and handbags. Lord Sugar, 71, later deleted the post […]

Inside South Sudan’s civil war

Five years of civil war in the world’s youngest nation has left almost two-thirds of the population in need of food aid. Hopes have been raised for peace in South Sudan after the meeting on Wednesday between the country’s President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar, the first between the bitter rivals for […]

Instagram longer videos: How new IGTV feature will work

Instagram longer videos: How new IGTV feature will work

Image copyright Instagram Instagram has released a long-form video feature which allows users to post hour-long clips. IGTV lets users create content exceeding the current maximum 60-second clip limit for the first time. It’s not clear if the longer videos would include adverts or if users would be paid for their content as they are […]

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