Year: 2018

Kim Wall murder: Danish inventor Peter Madsen given life sentence

The Danish inventor is given life in prison for killing the Swedish journalist on his submarine. BBC News – Home

Airbus and Dassault join forces to build next fighter aircraft

The rival companies join forces to build a fighter aircraft to replace the Eurofighter and Rafale jets. BBC News – Business

Sky receives £22bn formal takeover offer from Comcast

The US TV giant’s £22bn bid for Sky tops a £19bn offer from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox. BBC News – Business

WhatsApp to raise minimum age limit to 16 in EU

The messaging app is changing its rules ahead of the introduction of new data privacy regulations in May. BBC News – Home

Euromillions: UK ticketholder scoops £121m jackpot

The lucky ticket will see the holder become the country’s third biggest lottery winner of all time. BBC News – Home

Whitbread to spin off Costa chain as a separate firm

Whitbread is to split off the UK’s biggest coffee chain after pressure from activist investors. BBC News – Business

Man critical after Anfield attack before Liverpool-Roma clash

Two men have been arrested following the incident shortly before Liverpool played Roma at Anfield. BBC News – Home