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Network Rail probe over Northern and TransPennine routes

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Northern passengers faced rail chaos when new timetables were introduced in May 2018 Network Rail is being investigated over its poor service on routes used by troubled train operators Northern and TransPennine Express.The government-owned firm has been put "on a warning" for routes in the North West and central…

Supersize TVs help Dixons buck High Street gloom

Image copyright Getty Images The popularity of supersize televisions boosted Dixons Carphone's sales over the key Christmas trading season.The retailer saw sales of 65-inch TVs rise by three-quarters over the 10-week period to 4 January. Sales of bigger screens in the ¬£37bn global TV industry are growing as more content is made for higher resolutions,…

Rise in full-time female workers boosts employment

Image copyright Getty Images A record number of women in full-time work has pushed the UK's employment rate to a new high of 76.3%, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show.In the three months to November, 126,000 more women worked full-time compared with the previous quarter.The increase is in part because of…

Davos summit: Protesters hike up to Davos

Video Several hundred protesters are making a three-day hike up to Davos, to coincide with US President Donald Trump's arrival at the World Economic Forum.

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President of Kazakhstan visits pioneering Center of Tomotherapy and Nuclear Medicine, program managed by...

(Astana, Kazakhstan)Yesterday, August 29th, President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan visited a newly opened Center of Tomography and Nuclear  Medicine at the National Research Hospital in Astana the capital of Kazakhstan. Prime Minister...

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