10 High Street brands that disappeared
Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green is invited to appear before two parliamentary committees to answer questions about the high street chain’s collapse into administration.
Nicola Sturgeon says no deals will be done with a Chinese consortium if legitimate concerns about the firms involved are uncovered.
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Nine activists who posted comments critical of Thailand’s ruling junta and a military-backed draft constitution on Facebook have been jailed, police said on Saturday, the latest opponents of the government penalised for airing dissent.
NAIROBI (Reuters) – The death toll from the collapse of a six-story building in Kenya’s capital has risen to seven and the number of injured stands at 121, police said on Saturday, as rescue operations continued to pull others from under the rubble.
DUBAI (Reuters) – Moderate candidates allied to President Hassan Rouhani came out strongest in a second round of parliamentary elections in Iran, unofficial results showed on Saturday, but they appeared unlikely to win an overall majority.
Melbourne (Reuters) – Spain’s Ferrovial said it won’t offer in future the service of running Australia’s controversial offshore detention centers for refugees and asylum seekers, after buying a controlling stake in the Australian firm that operates the centers.
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s relations with Japan should be based on cooperation not confrontation, China’s foreign minister told his Japanese counterpart on Saturday, adding that China would judge Japan’s desire to improve ties depending on its actions.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The Mexican government’s pledge to tackle graft suffered a setback on Friday when Congress entered its summer recess having failed to pass anti-corruption legislation that has been stuck in political limbo for months.