UK House prices grow at slowest rate for five years

UK House prices grow at slowest rate for five years

Image copyright Getty Images UK house prices rose at the slowest pace since March 2013 in the year to June, according to the country’s largest lender, the Halifax. Prices increased by just 1.8%, equalling the pace of growth seen in...
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Zimbabwe bat against Australia, Jack Wildermuth and Brandon Mavuta debut

Zimbabwe bat against Australia, Jack Wildermuth and Brandon Mavuta debut

  shares Toss: Zimbabwe chose to bat v Australia © Getty Images Zimbabwe have...
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US-China trade war begins as tariffs worth $34bn take effect

US-China trade war begins as tariffs worth $34bn take effect

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy the US-China trade war will hit most of our pockets US tariffs on $34bn (£25.7bn) of Chinese goods have come into effect, signalling the start of a trade war between the...
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Shoko Asahara, Japanese doomsday cult leader, executed 23 years after deadly subway gas attack

Shoko Asahara, Japanese doomsday cult leader, executed 23 years after deadly subway gas attack

Doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara and six followers were executed Friday for their roles in a deadly 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subways and other crimes, Japan’s Justice Ministry said. The hanging of Asahara, 63, closes a chapter on...
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Parents’ smartphone addiction means kids are more likely to have behavioral issues: study

Parents’ smartphone addiction means kids are more likely to have behavioral issues: study

Children of parents that spend too much time on their smartphones are more likely to have behavioural problems later on, according to a new study out of the University of Michigan and Illinois State University that surveyed almost 200 families....
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‘I never thought I’d be alive to pay back my huge debt’

‘I never thought I’d be alive to pay back my huge debt’

Image copyright Chris Lynch Image caption Chris had manic episodes of spending during his student years Chris Lynch, 41, was a hard-drinking student when his debts began to build up and his life started to spiral out of control. At...
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Germany’s fractured coalition agrees new migrant deal

Germany’s fractured coalition agrees new migrant deal

Tourists rescued after deadly shipwreck leaves dozens missing off Phuket Read more Boosted by Mbappé, France take on Suarez’s Uruguay Read more Third night of unrest after fatal police shooting in Nantes Read more US fires first shot in trade...
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Spanish ‘terror lyrics’ rapper Valtònyc says he has no regrets

Spanish ‘terror lyrics’ rapper Valtònyc says he has no regrets

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rapper Valtònyc says his lyrics are aimed at provoking people into examining their attitudes A Spanish rapper on the run in Belgium from a three-and-a-half year prison sentence has told the BBC that he...
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