EU clinches compromise deal on banning Russian oil
30 May 2022 2:23:52
Latest sanctions block more than two-thirds of Russian oil imports after Hungary opposed a total ban.
Missguided fashion retailer appoints administrator
30 May 2022 7:58:23
The fast fashion brand will continue to trade while it looks for a buyer, administrator Teneo says.
Fuel prices: Filling a diesel car now costs a record £100
30 May 2022 5:20:02
Refuelling a car with a 55-litre tank typically costs £100.42 for diesel £95 for petrol, the AA says.
UK in talks to reopen giant gas storage facility for winter
30 May 2022 4:40:34
The government is considering scenarios in case Russia's gas shipments to the EU are disrupted.
Half-term holiday plans in shreds as flights cancelled
30 May 2022 3:32:36
Passengers are reporting being told at the flight gate that their trip has been cancelled.
Harmful bacteria survives longer on plastic Scottish beach waste
30 May 2022 0:52:56
Researchers say bacteria such as E. coli stays attached to plastic longer than natural material.
Budget pasta prices jump 50% as food staples rise
30 May 2022 9:33:01
Data reveals prices of some everyday items rose by 15% but the average increase is below inflation.
Shanghai lockdown: Chinese financial hub set to lift curbs on firms
30 May 2022 3:13:46
Authorities in the commercial hub have also announced new economic support measures for businesses.
Cost of living crisis: Relying on food handouts and moving country
30 May 2022 1:20:20
People from Italy, Brazil, Ghana, Thailand and New Zealand discuss the impact of the cost of living crisis.
Peat soil fires: Campaigners say England's 'rainforests' illegally burned
29 May 2022 3:50:21
Deep peat moorlands store huge amounts of carbon and are a buffer against climate change
The new airlines betting flying is about to take off
29 May 2022 3:10:38
Many carriers went out of business during Covid but several seized a golden opportunity to launch.
The top spies fighting terrorism three days a week
29 May 2022 3:01:45
If job-sharing mums can lead GCHQ why isn't this way of working more common?
Drivers warned of Platinum Jubilee traffic delays
29 May 2022 3:01:08
The RAC estimates 19.5 million road trips over the break with traffic likely to be worst on Friday.
Half-term travel: Dover passengers 'stuck for hours' at border control
29 May 2022 5:38:29
P&O Ferries say delays are "out of their control" as borders are operated by French authorities.
Why scientists are also watching animal YouTube videos
28 May 2022 3:58:24
Those viral moments of unusual animal behaviour provide valuable insight for researchers as well.
Why can't the US stop soaring oil and gas prices?
28 May 2022 3:56:13
As prices rise, oil and gas firms in the US want to capitalise - but the industry has changed.
Travel disruption: 'We were on the plane when our flight was cancelled'
28 May 2022 8:56:45
Families describe heartbreak and anger as more than 30,000 people face travel disruption this week.
Norwich City 'in talks' with Millwaukee Brewers' owner
28 May 2022 5:27:54
It is understood the owner of Millwaukee Brewers met officials at the club's home ground.
Chelsea sale: Todd Boehly consortium set to complete deal on Monday
28 May 2022 1:26:04
Chelsea say a "final and definitive agreement" was entered into on Friday night to sell the club to the consortium led by LA Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly.
EasyJet to cancel more than 200 half-term flights from Gatwick
27 May 2022 1:36:57
The airline says cancellations are required to provide reliable services in the busy holiday period.
Japan opens up to foreign tourists after two years
27 May 2022 0:33:05
Visitors from 98 countries will be allowed to enter, but some restrictions still remain.
Missguided fashion retailer on verge of collapse
27 May 2022 5:55:29
The fast fashion brand could call in administrators as early as Monday, the BBC has been told.
The future of US reproductive rights after Roe v. Wade | Mary Ziegler, Loretta J. Ross, Erika Bachiochi, Joshua Prager
27 May 2022 5:05:58
The recent leak of the US Supreme Court's draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade -- the nearly 50-year-old ruling to legalize abortion nationwide -- has left many wondering what happens next for reproductive rights in the country. In a thoughtful, at times contentious conversation between legal historian Mary Ziegler, activist Loretta J. Ross, legal scholar Erika Bachiochi and journalist Joshua Prager, a diverse panel of speakers explores what a reversal of Roe v. Wade would really mean and share their ideas for a path forward for reproductive rights in the US. (This conversation, hosted by TED current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers, was part of an exclusive TED Membership event on May 19, 2022. Visit ted.com/membership to become a TED Member.)
Why bittersweet emotions underscore life's beauty | Susan Cain
27 May 2022 4:46:44
Life is a constant state of both joy and sorrow, dark and light, bitter and sweet. In a meditative conversation, author Susan Cain explores how being attuned to the bittersweetness of life -- and being fully present for both the happy times and the sad times -- helps us navigate love and loss and connect to the "insane beauty" of the world. (This conversation, hosted by TED current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers, was part of an exclusive TED Membership event. Visit ted.com/membership to become a TED Member.)
Twitter fined $150m in US for selling users' data
27 May 2022 4:21:15
Federal investigators say the social media company broke rules on giving personal data to advertisers.