Santa Fe High School: Up to 10 dead in shooting

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionStudent: ‘I saw a girl that got shot’ Between eight and 10 people have been killed in a shooting at a Texas high school, say police. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez told reporters the majority of the dead at Santa Fe High School were students. A student […]

Glencore shares fall on SFO probe fears

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Glencore has its headquarters in Switzerland, but its shares are traded in London Shares in London-listed mining giant Glencore have fallen 7% following a report of a potential investigation into its actions in Africa. Glencore said it could not comment on a Bloomberg report that it may face an investigation […]

Ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged after poisoning

Image copyright Moscow District Military Court/TASS Image caption Sergei Skripal was exposed to a nerve agent from the Novichok group in Salisbury Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from hospital, two months after being poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury. The 66-year-old was found slumped on a park bench in the city on […]

‘Girl Fund’ to invest in gender diverse companies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption LGIM’s Helena Morrissey says the fund “empowers us all to use our money to help firms to progress” The first investment fund aimed at encouraging gender diversity among UK firms has been launched by Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM). The L&G Future World Gender in Leadership UK Index […]

Afghanistan: UK considers sending more troops

Image copyright PA The government is considering sending hundreds more British troops to Afghanistan, the BBC understands. The defence secretary has written to Theresa May recommending the UK boosts its military presence in the country – but no decision has been made. The UK currently has more than 600 troops in capital Kabul helping train […]