High demand for Child Benefit loans, say credit unions

Image copyright Manchester Credit Union Image caption Christine Moore and Christine McKeague from the Manchester Credit Union There's been a rapid rise in demand for a type of loan to families who repay using their Child Benefit, Radio 4's Money Box has learned.Several credit unions say they are seeing much greater demand for what they…

Boeing 737 Max: 'I lost my family in the Ethiopian plane crash'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPaul Njoroge says his family died because of Boeing's "negligence""I lost my wife Carole, my three children Ryan, Kelly and Ruby and I also lost my mum-in-law. I feel so lonely. I look at people. I see them with their children playing outside and I cannot have…

Carlisle airport relaunches passenger flights

Scheduled passenger flights have returned to Carlisle airport for the first time in more than 25 years. Loganair are operating flights to Dublin, Belfast and Southend from what is called Carlisle Lake District Airport. It is the first commercial airport to open in Britain in 14 years.Video journalist: Jeremy Howell

Deutsche Bank could cut 'up to 20,000 jobs'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption "We're prepared to make tough cutbacks," said CEO Christian Sewing earlier this year Up to 20,000 jobs could be axed at Deutsche Bank as the company is set to announce plans for a global restructuring.The majority of cuts are expected in the City of London and Wall Street.The German banking…

UK plans £3m no-deal medicine transport

Image copyright Getty Images The Department of Health and Social Care plans to spend £3m on no-deal Brexit measures to transport medication.It wants to hire an "express freight service" to transport medicines, blood and transplant tissue.But experts have warned that the deadline of 1 September set for the deal is a "tight" timeframe.The government's current…

The nuclear fight for Sizewell on Suffolk's coast

Image caption Joan Girling - fighting for her "beloved coast" Joan Girling has been fighting the nuclear industry most of her adult life.She was at school when the new Magnox reactor was begun on the Suffolk coast at Sizewell in the 1960s.Her father told her it was a "necessary evil".But when she moved to Leiston,…