Labour peer Baroness Hayter sacked for Jeremy Corbyn criticism

Image copyright Parliament TV Image caption Baroness Hayter had criticised what she called the “bunker mentality” of Jeremy Corbyn and his team A senior Labour peer has been sacked as shadow Brexit minister for saying Jeremy Corbyn was leading the party with a “bunker mentality”. Baroness Hayter said Mr Corbyn’s team’s refusal to acknowledge criticism […]


Netflix shares sink 10% as subscriber take-up slows

Image copyright Netflix Image caption The Netflix hit Stranger Things has just begun a third series Netflix added fewer paid subscribers than expected in the last three months, with the streaming service blaming price rises. Shares in the company sank 10% after Netflix added 2.7 million new customers worldwide in the April-June period, well below […]

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Nato chief calls on Russia to save INF missile treaty

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told the BBC time is running out to save the key missile treaty Time is running out to save a key missile treaty with Russia, Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has told the BBC. Mr Stoltenberg pledged a “measured, defensive” response if Russia did not […]

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Climate change: ‘No brainer’ fuel change to cut transport carbon

Image copyright Getty Images Adding more ethanol to the UK’s fuel mix would cut carbon by as much as taking 700,000 cars off the roads, according to a group of MPs. The All-Party Parliamentary Group for British Bioethanol says the swift introduction of E10 fuel would also help the £1bn British biofuel industry. E10 is […]


Apollo 11: Michael Collins returns to launch site on 50th anniversary

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionApollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins spoke to the BBC in April One of the surviving crew members of the first manned mission to the Moon – Apollo 11 – has returned to the site where the mission set off 50 years ago. Michael Collins, 88, visited Florida’s […]


Leaky component led to SpaceX explosion

Image copyright SpaceX Image caption The Crew Dragon is designed to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) A leaky component may have been to blame for the dramatic explosion of a SpaceX capsule during testing in April. No one was hurt in the ground test at Cape Canaveral in Florida, but the failure […]