Carillion was left with just £29m before going bankrupt

Carillion was left with just £29m before going bankrupt

Media captionThe Carillion collapse: What does it mean? Carillion was in talks with the government since October as part of a desperate bid to stave off collapse, according to the chief executive. Keith Cochrane says the construction giant was left with just £29m in cash by the time it went bust on Monday. Until the […]

Trump Russia: Bannon ‘ordered to testify to grand jury’

Trump Russia: Bannon ‘ordered to testify to grand jury’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Steve Bannon (centre) attended a House Intelligence Committee closed door meeting on Tuesday Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to US President Donald Trump, has been summoned to testify before a grand jury, US media report. He was reportedly subpoenaed by former FBI director Robert Mueller, who is leading an […]

US holds back $65m aid to Palestinians

US holds back $65m aid to Palestinians

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Palestinians like these in Gaza City receive UN food aid The US is withholding more than half of a $125m (£90m) instalment destined for the UN relief agency for the Palestinians, American officials say. It will provide $60 million in aid to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) but […]

Turpin case: Shackled California siblings ‘victims of torture’

Turpin case: Shackled California siblings ‘victims of torture’

Media captionPolice chief: ‘I would call that torture’ Police say 13 siblings who were found malnourished, some of them shackled, in a California home were torture victims. Riverside County Sheriff’s office said the mother was “perplexed” when officers came to rescue the siblings, who are aged two to 29. Investigators said they had had no […]

Seven-year-old delivery boy causes outrage in China

Seven-year-old delivery boy causes outrage in China

Image copyright Pear Video Image caption ‘Little Li’ delivering parcels in the city of Qingdao, China The story of a seven-year-old orphan working as a delivery boy in China has ignited a debate about child poverty and access to education in the country. A video, posted on the Pear Video website, shows the young boy […]

Dozens of women describe abuse by sports doctor Larry Nassar

Nearly 100 women are expected to testify during a criminal sentencing hearing for ex-Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting dozens of girls. Several women tearfully described how the 54-year-old abused them, imploring the court to impose the maximum sentence. Source Article from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-42711940Dozens of women describe abuse by […]

Sanchez gives Mourinho what he wants

Jose Mourinho refuses to speculate on the future of Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez but does explain how a potential transfer could affect Henrikh Mkhitaryan. After Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s latest disciplinary issue at Dortmund, the FC crew examine the possibility of him moving to Arsenal. Ex-Chelsea midfielder Craig Burley contemplates why the Blues haven’t joined the Manchester clubs […]

Cristiano Ronaldo to Man United: Has Real Madrid star cried wolf too many times?

The FC crew cast doubt on Cristiano Ronaldo returning to Manchester United, despite his recent dip in form and reports of tension at Real Madrid. ESPN FC’s Craig Burley and Alexis Nunes tackle the latest transfer rumours surrounding N’Golo Kante, Andy Carroll, Cristiano Ronaldo and more. Christian Pulisic reveals his admiration for Lionel Messi, saying […]

Family of H&M child model moved house ‘for security’

Family of H&M child model moved house ‘for security’

Image copyright H&M website The mother of the five-year-old H&M model caught up in a racism row has told the BBC her family has moved house in Sweden “for security reasons.” Last week, photos of Liam Mango modelling a “coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie went viral, with social media users accusing H&M of racism. […]