Geely buys a 10% stake in Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler AG

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News 23 Feb, 2018

Volvo's owner Geely is now also the major shareholder in Mercedes-Benz after taking a £6.4 billion stake in Daimler

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Police given more time to question man held under Terrorism Act

Police have been granted additional time to question a man arrested in County Armagh under the Terrorism Act.A 29-year-old man and a 48-year-old man were arrested by detectives from the PSNI's...

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Fourth Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim ‘died of complications from burns’

The fourth Briton to be killed by a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon died of complications from his burns, a coroner has said.Jonathan Udall died in a Las Vegas hospital 12 days after the...

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Warm wishes and praise for Stephen Fry after prostate cancer announcement

Stephen Fry has received warm wishes from famous fans after he announced he had undergone surgery for prostate cancer in a plea for "men of a certain age" to get themselves tested.The...

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UK Brexit plans an ‘illusion’, Brussels chief warns

Brexit plans thrashed out in a meeting of key Cabinet ministers on Thursday are an "illusion", Donald Tusk has claimed.The European Council president said he was glad the government was...

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Road closed after car and lorry crash

A trunk route has been closed after a car and lorry crashed in Aberdeenshire.Emergency services were alerted to the incident on the A93 at around 6.45pm on Friday.The road was shut by Police...

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Labour’s general secretary quits after ‘tumultuous’ tenure

Labour's general secretary is quitting the role after a "tumultuous" seven-year tenure.Iain McNicol said he was standing down to "pursue new challenges" in the Labour...

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Labour MP to introduce Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill in March

A proposed Westminster law for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland will be introduced at the end of March.South Armagh-born Labour MP Conor McGinn said he would table a private member's...

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University bosses agree meeting with union amid pensions row

University bosses and union officials have agreed to meet next week for talks in the latest stage of a bitter row over pensions.As workers ended a second day of walkouts, Universities UK called on...

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Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell fined £50,000 over pension scheme failures

Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has been ordered to pay £87,170 after failing to provide information about the firm's pension schemes to investigators when it collapsed with the loss of...

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