March 20, 2019

Chemicals giant hit by US weed killer ruling

Shares in German chemicals giant Bayer have fallen sharply after a US jury found that its Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in causing a man's cancer.
March 20, 2019

Google fined €1.49bn for restricting rivals’ ads

Google has been fined €1.49bn (£1.28bn) by the EU for breaching competition laws with its AdSense advertising service - its third such fine in as many years.
March 20, 2019

Are MAFS producers running out of storylines?

Yet another episode succumbs to the old wife-swap trope, with not much else to keep us entertained.
March 20, 2019

Inflation climbs to 1.9% in February – ONS

Rising prices for food, alcohol and tobacco saw inflation edge higher to 1.9% last month, official figures show.
March 20, 2019

Cherry blossom-themed torch unveiled for Tokyo 2020

The torch design for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was unveiled on Wednesday, exactly a year before the flame is due to arrive in Japan from Greece.
March 20, 2019

Bulgaria winger Despodov to miss start of Euro qualifiers

Winger Kiril Despodov will miss Bulgaria's first Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia on Friday against Montengero due to muscle fatigue, the Bulgarian Football Union said on Wednesday.
March 20, 2019

Advert for loans to fund Brexit stockpiling banned by watchdog

An advert for a short-term loan company has been banned after it suggested people might need to borrow in order to stockpile food for Brexit.
March 20, 2019

Club rivalries will not split England camp, says Kane

England's team spirit under manager Gareth Southgate has helped players from competing clubs to set aside their rivalries when they report for national duty, according to captain Harry Kane.
March 20, 2019

B&Q owner Kingfisher seeks new boss as profits tumble

B&Q owner Kingfisher says it is looking for a new boss after reporting a 53% fall in profits and acknowledging that UK economic weakness and problems in France have hit turnaround plans.
March 20, 2019

Temperatures rising till the end of the week

Over the rest of the next week there will be a major divide
March 20, 2019

Sydney porn king bankrupted over unpaid debts

Debt collectors finally caught up with Sydney pornographer Damien Costas in the Federal Court on Wednesday.
March 20, 2019

‘Systematic failure’ by police to protect victims of domestic and sexual violence

The Centre for Women's Justice says forces are failing to safeguard