Year: 2018

Brownhills stabbing: Victim named as Mylee Billingham

A 54-year-old man, who is in hospital, was arrested in connection with the death of Mylee Billingham. BBC News – Home

US politicians bid to end budget impasse

The US Senate will hold a rare Sunday session to try to break the impasse over federal funding. BBC News – Business

UKIP leader Henry Bolton hit by ruling body ‘no confidence’ vote

Party’s ruling body wants Henry Bolton out – but members will be given the final say on his future. BBC News – Home

Kabul: Gunmen shot Intercontinental Hotel diners – eyewitness

Foreigners at the Intercontinental Hotel were deliberately targeted, an eyewitness told the BBC. BBC News – Home

CBI calls for UK to remain in a customs union with EU

A post-Brexit customs union is best for economic growth, the CBI’s director general says. BBC News – Business

Return to China: One reporter finds a nation that has gone from bicycles to bullet trains

A gray, frozen landscape greeted me when I flew into Beijing one wintry November day in 1983. Recommended: How much do you know about China? China’s 800 million peasants toiled on “people’s communes.” Urban workers had an “iron rice bowl” of assigned jobs and food rations. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Government introduces new product safety office

The move comes after concerns over faulty appliances linked to several fires, including Grenfell. BBC News – Business