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IMF lowers global growth forecast

24 July 2014 Last updated at 16:50 By Andrew Walker BBC World Service Economics correspondent The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year, from 3.7% to 3.4%. The reduction reflects a weak start … Continue reading

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Met investigated 18 justice campaigns

24 July 2014 Last updated at 13:57 Jean Charles de Menezes was shot by police in July 2005 The Met Police collected information on 18 justice campaigns – including that of Jean Charles de Menezes – a report into a … Continue reading

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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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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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Geldof died of heroin overdose

23 July 2014 Last updated at 13:17 The inquiry has heard heroin is “likely” to have played a role in her death. Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, a coroner has ruled. The TV presenter had been a heroin … Continue reading

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Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash

23 July 2014 Last updated at 17:56 Rescuers were confronted with a scene of devastation at the site of the crash A passenger plane has crashed after a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, killing more than 40 people, local officials … Continue reading

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