Government loses more than £2bn on RBS stake sale

Government loses more than £2bn on RBS stake sale

Image copyright AFP The government has made a loss of just over £2bn after selling another tranche of shares in Royal Bank of Scotland. The shares were sold at 271p each, almost half the 502p a share paid in the...
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74% of Canadians think Donald Trump is arrogant, 31% think Justin Trudeau is weak: survey

74% of Canadians think Donald Trump is arrogant, 31% think Justin Trudeau is weak: survey

According to a recent survey by Angus Reid, just under three-quarters of Canadians believe Donald Trump to be arrogant, followed closely by the 62 per cent who perceive him as a liar. The survey took a look at how Canadians...
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Petrol prices in record monthly rise, says RAC

Petrol prices in record monthly rise, says RAC

Image copyright Getty Images Petrol prices rose by 6p a litre in May – the biggest monthly increase since the RAC began tracking prices 18 years ago. Average petrol prices hit 129.4p a litre, while average diesel prices also rose...
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Rare dinosaur skeleton sells for €2 million at Eiffel Tower auction

Rare dinosaur skeleton sells for €2 million at Eiffel Tower auction

French carmaker PSA to leave Iran over risk of US sanctions Read more Death toll from Guatemala volcano rises as rescuers search rubble Read more Paul Manafort accused of witness tampering in Russia probe Read more Rare dinosaur skeleton sells...
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Early Van Gogh landscape sells for €7m at French auction

Early Van Gogh landscape sells for €7m at French auction

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The painting was the only landscape work Van Gogh produced during a formative early period An early landscape painting by Vincent Van Gogh has sold for €7m (£6.2m; $8.3m) at an auction in Paris. Painted...
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Guatemala Fuego: Search after deadly volcano eruption

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionVideo shows Guatemala’s most violent volcano eruption in more than a century Soldiers are helping firefighters search for missing people after Sunday’s horrific volcanic eruption in Guatemal...
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Guatemala’s Fuego volcano disaster: Latest updates

Guatemala’s Fuego volcano disaster: Latest updates

Dozens are dead and thousands have been evacuated after the most violent eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano in more than four decades. Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, spewed a 8km-long stream of red-hot lava and shot out a...
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Trump-Kim meeting: Preparations going well, says US

Trump-Kim meeting: Preparations going well, says US

Image copyright EPA Image caption The leaders will meet in Singapore on 12 June but few details have yet been made public The US has said preparations for the 12 June between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim...
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Putin says Russia not aiming to divide EU

Putin says Russia not aiming to divide EU

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Putin’s visit to Austria is his first bilateral trip to West Europe in nearly a year Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia is not trying to split the European Union. His remarks come...
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Tasmania Anglican church sales to help ‘make amends’ for abuse

Tasmania Anglican church sales to help ‘make amends’ for abuse

Image copyright ANGLICAN CHURCH OF TASMANIA Image caption St Oswalds, an Anglican church to be sold in Tasmania Reverend John Stanley says he will always remember the baptisms in his church, and the weddings and funerals that took place under...
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