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Oil hits three-year high as commodity prices rally – business live

Oil hits three-year high as commodity prices rally – business live

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. The oil price is on a tear this morning, hitting its highest levels since late 2014 as stockpiles fall and worries about...

today, 08:01 in Business
 
Woman dies after car crashes into house in Somerset

Woman dies after car crashes into house in Somerset

A woman has died after a car crashed into a house in Somerset. Neighbours were evacuated because of concerns that a gas pipe may have been damaged. The occupants of the vehicle, a man and a woman, have been arrested and are in police custody following...

today, 07:44 in World News
 
Is the promised 50% discount all talk?

Is the promised 50% discount all talk?

I was a Talkmobile customer and, as it’s being taken over by Vodafone, I went to a Vodafone store to upgrade my phone. I was told I had to call Talkmobile for a PAC code to transfer my number and when I did, the operative said that if I upgraded over...

today, 07:24 in Business
 

Students' 20 top tips for picking a course

1 Visit, visit, visit Olabisi Obamakin, 21, is studying biomedical sciences at St George's, University of London "The advice I would give would be to go to the open days and ask plenty of questions about university life, the course and support...

today, 07:15 in Learning
 
Rebel Wilson deserved right to reply before liar accusations published, court told

Rebel Wilson deserved right to reply before liar accusations published, court told

Rebel Wilson deserved the right to reply before a magazine publisher accused her of being a serial liar – and an apology afterwards – a Melbourne court has been told. The Australian actor is in Melbourne for day two of a court of appeal hearing as...

today, 07:13 in Art & Culture
 
Bored by British food shows? Netflix's Asian ones have more flavour

Bored by British food shows? Netflix's Asian ones have more flavour

I have had it with British food programmes. Almost without exception, they have driven themselves headfirst into the ground. Our celebrity cookery shows have long since drowned in a morass of tweeness. Our cookery competitions are worse; at this point...

today, 06:52 in Showbiz
 
Bill Shorten calls for suspension of live sheep exports

Bill Shorten calls for suspension of live sheep exports

Bill Shorten has demanded a suspension of shipments of live sheep during the northern summer and blasted the Coalition for failing to update standards to protect sheep. On Thursday the bipartisan consensus to wait for a series of reviews before...

today, 06:50 in World News
 

11 of the UK's best wild places – chosen by outdoor experts

Glen Coe, the Highlands Exploring Britain and appreciating the charms of its incredible landscape wasn’t always a top priority for me. Like many, I ignored what was on the doorstep as I rushed abroad. Which is nothing new. Celia Fiennes, an early...

today, 06:40 in Travel
 
Field Day festival set to go ahead after organisers, council and locals do battle

Field Day festival set to go ahead after organisers, council and locals do battle

The London music festival Field Day looks likely to be finally granted a licence by Lambeth council for its 2018 edition, following a long dispute between local councillors, festival promoters and local residents that has mirrored London’s wider...

today, 06:21 in Art & Culture
 
Danny Fields' best photograph: the Ramones prowl round the US supreme court

Danny Fields' best photograph: the Ramones prowl round the US supreme court

I became the Ramones’ manager after seeing them at CBGB in New York. From the opening downstroke of the guitar, I loved them. When I met them afterwards, they asked if I would write about them. I said: “More than that, I want to manage you.” I started...

today, 06:12 in Art & Culture
 
Researchers create super sponge that mops up oil spills

Researchers create super sponge that mops up oil spills

Oil spills could be soaked up by a new floating substance that combines waste from the petroleum industry and cooking oil, according to new research led by South Australia’s Flinders University. The new polymer, made from sulphur and canola cooking...

today, 06:07 in Science &Technology
 
Family of Afghan man tortured by CIA demands US reveal location of his body

Family of Afghan man tortured by CIA demands US reveal location of his body

It took almost 15 years for Gul Rahman’s family to receive a direct acknowledgment that he had been killed in a secret CIA interrogation facility in Afghanistan. Now the family is pressing the United States to disclose what happened to his remains. A...

today, 06:05 in World News
 
Island of no return: Vanuatu evacuates entire population of volcanic Ambae

Island of no return: Vanuatu evacuates entire population of volcanic Ambae

Thousands of south Pacific islanders at the mercy of an active volcano will be permanently resettled by the end of May, the Vanuatu government has said. Ambae Island is home to 11,000 people, and for the second time in six months Ambae’s Manaro...

today, 05:53 in World News
 
Miguel Díaz-Canel: Cuba selects first non-Castro president in 60 years

Miguel Díaz-Canel: Cuba selects first non-Castro president in 60 years

The Cuban government has selected the country’s 57-year-old first vice-president, Miguel Díaz-Canel , as the sole candidate to succeed President Raúl Castro in a transition aimed at ensuring the country’s single-party system outlasts the ageing...

today, 05:35 in World News
 
US aviation authority: Boeing 787 bug could cause 'loss of control'

US aviation authority: Boeing 787 bug could cause 'loss of control'

The US air safety authority has issued a warning and maintenance order over a software bug that causes a complete electric shutdown of Boeing’s 787 and potentially “loss of control” of the aircraft. In the latest of a long line of problems plaguing...

today, 05:34 in Business
 


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