• London attack: Police release photos of fake explosive belts

    Economy

    The fake explosive belts were visible during the attacks, Haydon said, and may have looked real to those who saw them. It could be that they had plans to take the attack into a siege situation or it might be that they saw it as protection from being shot themselves'.
  • Theresa May to seek formation of government despite losing her majority

    Economy

    He gained ground when she seemed to suggest what was quickly called a "dementia tax" that could cause the elderly to have to sell their homes to pay for nursing care, and in the final days repeatedly hammered May for cutting 20,000 police officers during her tenure as interior minister - an assertion that carried weight as major terrorist attacks hit Manchester and London .
  • Confusion as Downing St says no deal has been reached with DUP

    Economy

    May has spoken to Northern Ireland's tiny Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) with whom the prime minister is trying to craft an agreement, according to a statement from the prime minister's office. May is under pressure after the Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election . After a shock election result in the United Kingdom - which saw the Conservatives lose their parliamentary majority, further blows for the prime minister.
  • Police find body in Thames; likely 8th victim

    Police find body in Thames; likely 8th victim

    Economy

    Police said there would be "increased physical measures on London's bridges to keep the public safe". The force said formal identification has not yet taken place, but Xavier Thomas's next of kin had been informed. Neither he nor Redouane was known to police or security services. Both British authorities and Ireland's Police Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan have said they had no evidence Redouane was involved in any terror cell during his time in both countries.
  • Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes UK sticking to its plan

    Economy

    The short of a majority in parliament made talks imbalanced and uncertain. Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the European Commission, said he wanted discussions to proceed without delay, while Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator for Brexit, said "negotiations should start when United Kingdom is ready".
  • Kane: Good point away from home for England

    Economy

    But Strachan, whose position would have been in serious doubt had Scotland lost, remains confident his team can still progress. "I think it's a huge moment for the team", said Southgate , who took his squad to a military training camp on a team-building exercise last week.
  • No explosives found on easyJet plane diverted to Germany

    Economy

    But the three men - all British citizens - were released after witness testimony about the conversation could not be verified, said police in Cologne, Germany . "It wasn't until perhaps 10 minutes later that we were told "due to operational reasons" we would be diverting to Cologne airport". Take-offs and landings were suspended for three hours during the evening security alert, causing 10 flights to be diverted and delays to 20 outbound flights.
  • UK Election: Queen OKs May Going Coalition Route

    Economy

    European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker also said he hoped there would be no further delay to the negotiations "we are desperately waiting for". "EU did not want #Brexit, but has been prepared to negotiate it since previous year", tweeted Siegfried Muresan, spokesperson for the European Parliament's largest grouping, the center-right European People's Party (EPP).
  • Uber to share some findings of harassment probe Tuesday

    Economy

    Another 31 employees, whose behavior was considered inappropriate but not egregious enough for terminations are in counseling or training. Investigators already needed extra time for a deeper probe of Uber's work culture, and of the 12,000 full-time employees there, Bloomberg reports that more than 200 claims were investigated.
  • No, You Can't Compare Apple HomePod to Amazon Echo or Sonos

    No, You Can't Compare Apple HomePod to Amazon Echo or Sonos

    Economy

    On Monday, Apple announced its own stand-alone product to compete with Amazon's Echo and Google Home: the HomePod , which the company is promoting as a sort of sophisticated music speaker with Siri built in. When tested against Sonos speakers and the Amazon Echo, the sound was superior. The Apple employees also expressed concern with management's unwillingness to fully open up Siri to third party apps.