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Barclays challenges US fraud case

24 July 2014 Last updated at 16:35 Barclays has said it wants legal action alleging fraud in its US “dark pool” trading operations to be thrown out of court. In a statement the bank said: “We do not believe that … Continue reading

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Ex-boyfriend guilty of Jayden murder

24 July 2014 Last updated at 18:42 Ben Blakeley, 22, admitted killing Jayden and burying her in his uncle’s grave, but denied murder The “controlling” ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson has been found guilty of her murder. Ben Blakeley, … Continue reading

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Ford’s profit tops expectations, recall-hit GM misses

DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co one-upped its larger rival General Motors Co in the second quarter, showing a profit in Europe for the first time in three years while GM was weighed down by recall-related costs in the United … Continue reading

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French warplanes search Mali desert for crashed Air Algerie plane

ALGIERS (Reuters) – French warplanes and U.N. helicopters scoured the north of Mali on Thursday for the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight after it crashed carrying 110 passengers, nearly half of them French, from Burkina Faso to Algiers. French … Continue reading

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At least 15 killed by Israeli shelling of Gaza school; toll exceeds 760

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Gazan authorities said Israeli forces shelled a shelter at a U.N.-run school on Thursday, killing at least 15 people as the Palestinian death toll in the conflict climbed over 760 and attempts at a truce remained elusive. … Continue reading

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U.N. aviation body to hold safety meeting with IATA, others -sources

MONTREAL (Reuters) – The U.N. civil aviation agency will hold a broad international meeting next week to discuss airline safety in the industry’s most coordinated response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner, two sources familiar with the matter said … Continue reading

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Google to face Europe data watchdogs

24 July 2014 Last updated at 08:11 By Dave Lee Technology reporter, BBC News The ruling only applies to search engines viewed from within the EU Google is to meet data regulators from across the European Union to discuss the … Continue reading

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Warning over NHS trust finances

24 July 2014 Last updated at 00:04 By Nick Triggle Health correspondent, BBC News Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their financial health. The Audit Commission made the move after reviewing the health … Continue reading

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Power cut compensation increased

24 July 2014 Last updated at 08:30 People whose power is cut off for long spells during bad weather will be eligible for much higher compensation payments. The regulator Ofgem is raising the minimum payment per customer from £27 to … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow

24 July 2014 Last updated at 07:55 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Commonwealth Games opening ceremony highlights Tartan-clad performers, spinning oversized Tunnock’s tea cakes and a giant kilt were among the highlights at a feel-good Commonwealth … Continue reading

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