Roma 4-2 Liverpool – BBC Sport

Liverpool are seeking to be crowned champions of Europe for a sixth time Liverpool reached the Champions League final for the first time since 2007, advancing 7-6 on aggregate despite losing a dramatic second leg to Roma. A journey that started on 15 August in Germany against Hoffenheim in the play-off round will end on […]

US releases Saudi Guantanamo Bay prisoner al-Darbi

Image copyright Reuters Image caption There are now 40 prisoners held at the controversial Guantanamo Bay camp A Saudi man held at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay who pleaded guilty to war crimes has been transferred back to Saudi Arabia. Ahmed al-Darbi, who pleaded guilty in 2014 to the 2002 bomb attack on […]

Cambridge Analytica: Facebook data-harvest firm to shut

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cambridge Analytica’s name has already been taken down from the wall of the London office it occupied Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the centre of the Facebook data-sharing scandal, is shutting down. The firm was accused of improperly obtaining personal information on behalf of political clients. According to Facebook, […]

Theresa May requests ‘revised’ customs proposals

Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May has asked officials to draw up “revised proposals” for post-Brexit customs arrangements after a key meeting with her most senior ministers. The Brexit sub committee met to try to agree on a new model to replace the UK’s membership of the customs union. One of the government’s preferred options […]

Armenia crisis: Opposition leader suspends nationwide protests

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nikol Pashinyan has called on his supporters to practise civil disobedience Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan has suspended nationwide protests after the governing Republican Party indicated it would support his bid to be interim prime minister. The demonstrations brought much of Armenia to a standstill on Wednesday. Mr Pashinyan told […]

TSB boss Paul Pester to give up bonus amid IT mess

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTSB chief executive Paul Pester grilled by MPs TSB chief executive Paul Pester will give up his “integration bonus” of £1.6m following the IT fiasco at the bank. However, his full pay and bonus package will not be decided until the end of 2018, the Treasury Committee […]

Bullying claims against Speaker John Bercow ‘concerning’, says No 10

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJohn Bercow’s former private secretary tells Newsnight the Speaker bullied him Allegations of bullying against Speaker John Bercow are “concerning” and should be properly investigated, the prime minister’s spokesman has said. Mr Bercow’s former private secretary Angus Sinclair claims that the Speaker shouted and swore at him, […]

Paddy Power shares slump on results

Image copyright Getty Images Shares in Paddy Power Betfair have fallen more than 6% after the bookmaker unveiled disappointing first-quarter results. The company’s underlying operating profit fell to £80m, compared with £91m for the same period in 2017. It blamed bad weather in March for lower revenues from horseracing after 14% of UK and Irish […]

Queensbury Tube shooting: One dead and another hurt

Image caption Officers were called to Cumberland Road, outside Queensbury Tube station, at about 21:00 BST on Tuesday A man has died and another man has been injured in a shooting in north-west London. The victim, believed to be in his 30s, was found with serious injuries outside Queensbury Tube station just after 21:00 BST […]