Trump says summit with Kim may be delayed

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Moon (R) is expected to brief Mr Trump US President Donald Trump has said a historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un next month may be delayed. He was speaking as he received South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in at the White House to discuss the summit. Mr Moon is […]

Tesco Direct closure puts 500 jobs at risk

Image copyright Getty Images Tesco plans to close its Tesco Direct website that sells general merchandise, putting 500 jobs at risk. The retailer said the non-food website was a “small, loss-making part of the business” and had “no route to profitability”. Tesco said the site faced high delivery and marketing costs that meant it could […]

New York Stock Exchange appoints first female leader

Image copyright Getty Images The New York Stock Exchange has appointed its first female leader more than two centuries after it was established. Stacey Cunningham will be elevated to the leadership role from her current position of chief operating officer. Her appointment means that both NYSE and the technology-focused Nasdaq exchange will now be run […]

Manchester attack: Anniversary to be marked in city

Image copyright Various Image caption Twenty-two people were killed in the blast on 22 May 2017 Ariana Grande has tweeted “thinking of you all” ahead of a day of remembrance to mark the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack. Twenty-two people were killed and hundreds injured when Salman Abedi detonated a bomb at the […]

Why Spanish speakers in US are getting into trouble

Image copyright Ana Suda Two high-profile incidents of Spanish speakers being challenged for not using English have raised familiar arguments over language and immigration in America. Ana Suda and Mimi Hernandez were queuing inside a petrol station in rural Montana when the Border Patrol agent demanded to see their identification. The two US citizens were […]

Sony buys controlling stake in EMI record label

Image copyright AFP Image caption Sony is set to announce its latest strategic plan for growth later on Tuesday Sony says it has agreed to buy a controlling stake in EMI Music Publishing for $2.3bn (£1.71bn) as it looks to boost its music portfolio. The deal would mean Sony would indirectly own about 90% of […]

Clean air plan ‘ambitious but vague’

Image copyright Reuters The number of people exposed to high particle pollution will be halved by 2025 if government plans are realised. There will be an attempt to curb smoke from solid fuel fires and wood-burners; pollution from diesel machinery will be reduced. Farmers, who have largely evaded pollution controls so far, will be told […]