Chechen police kill four teenage attackers

Image copyright AFP Image caption Russian investigators released this photo of a car used by two assailants Police have shot dead four teenagers who launched three attacks in and around the Chechen capital Grozny, say officials in the Russian republic. A fifth teenager detonated a bomb he was carrying in a rucksack, but survived. He […]

Baby born on coastguard helicopter 1,400ft above Cornwall

Image copyright Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Image caption The helicopter picked up midwife Linda Benson (left), before flying to St Mary to collect parents-to-be Sandy and Alicia MacDonald A baby boy has been born mid-flight on the way to hospital in a coastguard helicopter over Cornwall. Emergency crews received a call on Saturday night […]

Countrywide scraps bosses’ £20m bonus package

Image copyright Getty Images Countrywide, the UK’s largest estate agency group, has cancelled plans for a new bonus package for its bosses following an outcry from investors. The package could have paid out a total of £20m to three executives, depending on the firm’s share price performance over the next three years. Shares in Countrywide […]

Apple ‘pulls gambling apps from China App Store’

Image copyright Getty Images Apple has removed thousands of gambling apps from its China app store, according to reports. The tech giant would not confirm reports suggesting it had pulled 25,000 apps, but in a statement the firm said “gambling apps are illegal and not allowed on the App Store in China”. The cull follows […]

Taxi-hailing firm Ola starts operating in Wales

Image copyright Ola Indian taxi-hailing giant Ola begins operating in the UK on Monday. The company, a challenge to taxi app giant Uber, has launched a “soft pilot” in south Wales before it plans to expand into Greater Manchester next. Ola, which has 125 million customers around the world, is available Cardiff, Newport and the […]