Saudi oil attacks: US blames Iran for drone strikes on two sites

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAbqaiq is the site of Aramco's largest oil processing plantUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for Saturday's drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities.He dismissed a claim by Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels that they had attacked the two facilities, run by state-owned company Aramco.Iran's foreign…

Why thousands are flocking to corgi cafes

Corgi cafes are all the rage, so what's behind the global phenomenon transforming the fortunes of this once overlooked dog breed?Corgi cafes are especially popular in Asia, with businesses thriving in Thailand, Japan and China.

Pound climbs to highest level since July

Image copyright Getty Images The pound has hit its highest level against the dollar since July amid hopes a no-deal Brexit can be avoided.Sterling jumped more than 1% on Friday to over $1.24 against the dollar, its highest level in seven weeks. The pound was boosted after a report in the Times said the DUP,…

How bottled water became a million dollar idea.

People have drunk water for centuries and paid nothing for it. But modern businesses manage to rake in a hundred billion dollars a year from packaging it up and selling it to us. Aaron Heslehurst explains how bottled water became a Million Dollar Idea.Video journalist: Jeremy Howell

How virtual reality is helping people with dementia

An NHS pilot is seeing if virtual reality could improve the lives of people with dementia, by taking them back in time to relive formative experiences.The Marston Court care home in Oxford, run by The Orders of St John Care Trust, has been trialling the technology.Produced, filmed and edited by Dougal Shaw.

Pawnbroker shuts shops as it seeks lifeline

Image copyright Getty Images Customers of a High Street pawnbroker are being left in the dark after branches were closed and calls unanswered.A&B Pawnbrokers (Albemarle & Bond) and Herbert Brown stores have closed their doors, while its website says "this store" has ceased trading.Owner Speedloan Finance told the BBC all its 116 stores had been…