NEWS: BBC TALKING POINT
Setup News Ticker
   NEWS: BBC TALKING POINT
BBC Talking Point
Sep 21, 2019

Thomas Cook customers fear ruined weddings and holidays
Clients of the travel company voice concerns about their flight and holiday bookings

BBC Talking Point
Sep 20, 2019

Thomas Cook asks government for bailout in funding race
The travel firm faces administration unless it finds another £200m demanded by bank creditors.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 20, 2019

Brexit secretary: EU and UK share common purpose
Both sides promise to look for an agreement ahead of 31 October, following a meeting in Brussels.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 20, 2019

Brexit: EU and UK 'share common purpose'
Both sides promise to look for an agreement ahead of 31 October, following a meeting in Brussels.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 20, 2019

Brexit: UK in EU talks as Juncker says deal achievable
The UK government says "progress" is being made, but an Irish minister warns there's still a "wide gap".

BBC Talking Point
Sep 20, 2019

Thomas Cook races to secure more rescue funds
The travel firm faces administration unless it finds another £200m demanded by bank creditors.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 20, 2019

Climate change: Firms make green energy vows as call for action grow
Amazon and Google are among global firms setting out new green energy plans as climate pressure rises.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 19, 2019

Brexit: UK has 12 days to set out plans - Finnish PM
The Finnish PM says EU leaders need written proposals by the end of September.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 18, 2019

London Fashion Week: Is UK fashion suffering from Brexiety?
The UK's fashion industry is worth £32bn, so here's what it thinks about Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 18, 2019

Rugby World Cup: When Wales hosted the tournament 20 years ago
Organisers reveal the chaos behind the scenes amid fears the Millennium Stadium would not be ready.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 18, 2019

Supreme Court: Second day of legal prorogation battle ends
Judges at the Supreme Court continued to hear arguments over the legality of suspending Parliament.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 18, 2019

Supreme Court: Winners defend rulings over prorogation
On the second day at the Supreme Court, arguments continue over the legality of suspending Parliament.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 18, 2019

Climate change: Warming to drive 'robust increase' in UK flooding
A new study shows that there's a higher probability for extreme flooding on UK coasts as global temperatures rise.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 18, 2019

Supreme Court: Prorogation carried out 'in bad faith', judges told
A lawyer says people expect the government to engage "solely in high politics" not "dirty tricks".

BBC Talking Point
Sep 18, 2019

Russian celebrities rally support for jailed actor
Film and TV celebrities in Russia are protesting after a young actor was jailed on Tuesday.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 18, 2019

Supreme Court: Prorogation 'a political judgement', government says
"Legal standards" are not applicable when it comes to suspending Parliament, the government's lawyer argues.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 18, 2019

Brexit: Talks 'should not be a pretence' warns Barnier
The EU's chief negotiator says it is "not enough" for the UK to say what it does not want.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 18, 2019

Job applications 'filtered by university ranking'
Research suggests Russell Group graduates are more likely to walk straight into a job.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 18, 2019

Supreme Court: Parliament suspension battle enters second day
Lawyers continue their arguments over the legality of the suspension of Parliament.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 18, 2019

Live facial recognition surveillance 'must stop'
Campaigners say the technology is inaccurate, intrusive and infringes on an individual's right to privacy.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2019

How has Scotland changed since the indyref?
Five years on from the independence referendum, how have things changed in Scotland?

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2019

The 'brown girls' out to conquer Instagram
South Asian women are proudly taking ownership of their identities on social media

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2019

Supreme Court: Parliament suspension case 'a difficult question of law'
The Supreme Court hears competing arguments about the legality of the PM's decision to suspend Parliament.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2019

Bridal party delivers aid to Hurricane Dorian-hit Bahamas
Rikki Kahley and her friends brought 40 suitcases of donated items to the ravaged archipelago.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2019

Supreme Court: PM 'entitled' to suspend Parliament, judges told
The Supreme Court hears the PM saw MPs as an "obstacle" to Brexit, but a government QC says he was within his rights.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2019

No charge for 91-year-old's boiler "under any circumstances"
Burnley plumber gains worldwide attention for not charging elderly customer "under any circumstances".

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2019

No charge for 91-year-old's boiler 'under any circumstances'
Burnley plumber gains worldwide attention for not charging elderly customer "under any circumstances".

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2019

Supreme Court: Parliament suspended 'to stop MPs frustrating PM', judges told
The Supreme Court is told there is "strong evidence" Boris Johnson saw MPs "as an obstacle" to Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2019

Electric car owners to 'choose' engine sounds
Proposals by a US road safety body could see electric vehicle owners choose the noise their car makes.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 17, 2019

Does fat shaming help people lose weight?
Fat chance - the evidence says fat shaming is more likely to lead people to put on weight.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 16, 2019

Brexit is a 'nightmare', says Luxembourg prime minister
Boris Johnson misses a press conference amid noisy protests, but says there has been "a lot of work".

BBC Talking Point
Sep 16, 2019

Brexit: UK offers no solution to replace backstop, says EU
The European Commission says it is the UK's responsibility to find an alternative to the controversial policy.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 16, 2019

Brexit: Johnson's 'cautious' optimism ahead of Juncker talks
Boris Johnson is to tell the European Commission president he will not agree to another delay.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 16, 2019

Brexit: UK will reject any delay offer, PM to tell Juncker
Boris Johnson is in Luxembourg for his first talks with the European Commission president.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 16, 2019

App that cancels subscriptions launches in UK
The virtual card automatically protects people from being charged at the end of a free trial period.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 15, 2019

Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist says
The UK should advance its climate targets by 10 years, says the UK's former chief scientist.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 14, 2019

Liverpool 3-1 Newcastle: Mohamed Salah & Sadio Mane put Burnley issue behind them in style
Sadio Mane was unhappy with Mohamed Salah when Liverpool were last in action, but against Newcastle the pair were in devastating form.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2019

Yak loose in Virginia after escaping transport to the butchers
A yak described as "aloof" is loose somewhere in Virginia after escaping transport to the butchers.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2019

Brexit: DUP denies report it would accept Irish Sea checks
The Times says the party has agreed to drop its objections to regulatory checks in the Irish Sea.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2019

Bercow warns Johnson against disobeying Brexit law
The Speaker says MPs will show "creativity" to avoid being bypassed, but is accused of being "politicised".

BBC Talking Point
Sep 13, 2019

Big Butterfly Count: Fine weather boosts species in UK
Survey finds many common species of butterfly enjoyed a good summer this year.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 12, 2019

World 'losing battle against deforestation'
A historic global agreement aimed at halting deforestation and curbing dangerous carbon dioxide emissions has failed, according to a report.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 12, 2019

'Vandal grannies' destroy noisy children's seesaw
Video of two women destroying the playground equipment has been shared widely on Russian social media.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 12, 2019

Brexit: Labour urges Parliament recall after no-deal Brexit papers released
Labour wants MPs to return to Parliament to scrutinise the government's plans for no-deal.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 12, 2019

Shopping: High Street 'suffers as people need more money'
Plans to improve city centres are "doomed to fail" unless people have cash to spend, researchers say.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 11, 2019

'Ban kids from loot box gambling in games'
In-game spending should be regulated by gambling laws and loot boxes banned for children, they say.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 11, 2019

Cancer survival in the UK improving, but lagging behind - study
The UK is the worst of seven high-income countries for key cancers including lung, colon and pancreas.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 11, 2019

Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge: How likely is it to be built?
What are the prospects of the multi-billion pound construction project becoming a reality?

BBC Talking Point
Sep 11, 2019

Brexit: Scottish judges rule Parliament suspension is unlawful
Scotland's highest court says Boris Johnson's move was an attempt to "stymie" Parliament ahead of Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 11, 2019

Immigration status: Ministers reverse May-era student visa rules
Overseas citizens who study in the UK can stay on for two years after graduating, the government says.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 11, 2019

Brexit: Labour deputy Tom Watson calls for referendum ahead of election
Tom Watson's position puts him at odds with Jeremy Corbyn, who wants a general election first.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 11, 2019

British Airways says services getting back to normal as strike ends
The airline says 90% of flights will operate as usual on Wednesday as it recovers from pilots' strike.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 10, 2019

Many hospital patients get no visitors
As well as being socially isolating, having no visitor to help with the "small" things can delay recovery, say NHS nurses.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 10, 2019

Moscow rap becomes most-disliked Russian YouTube video
A rap song in praise of Moscow becomes the most-disliked Russian video on YouTube before its removal.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 09, 2019

'Ban all watches from exams to stop cheating'
A review into cheating says the rise in smart watches means all watches should be banned from exams.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 09, 2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson's second attempt to trigger election fails
MPs reject a second call from Boris Johnson for a snap election.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 09, 2019

Climate change: 'Invest $1.8 trillion to adapt'
Global Commission calls for trillions of dollars to help the world adapt to climate change.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 09, 2019

British Airways pilots strike for second day over pay
The carrier has lost the trust of pilots, says union boss, as the airline grounds most flights.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 09, 2019

British Airways: Can strike-hit airline rebuild its reputation?
This week's pilots' strike at British Airways is not the first incident to tarnish the airline's image.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 09, 2019

YouTuber Nikita Dragun faces backlash over hairstyle
YouTuber Nikita Dragun is accused of cultural appropriation over a 'box braids' hairstyle.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 09, 2019

Brexit: Parliament suspension to go ahead later
MPs are also set to reject calls for a snap election again, ruling out a poll before November.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 09, 2019

Brexit: MPs set to reject fresh call for early election
No 10 is calling on Labour to go to the polls, but opposition MPs want to rule out no-deal Brexit first.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 09, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas defends response amid criticism
Residents say officials have failed to provide help and prevent looting after Dorian hit last week.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 09, 2019

British Airways pilots begin two-day strike over pay
The carrier has lost the trust of pilots, says union boss, as the airline grounds most flights.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 08, 2019

US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal beats Daniil Medvedev to win 19th Grand Slam title
Rafael Nadal wins his 19th Grand Slam title after holding off Russian Daniil Medvedev's exhilarating fightback in one of the greatest US Open finals.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 07, 2019

Why people pay for the perfect Instagram wedding
Is the influence from social media apps like Instagram putting too much pressure on the big day?

BBC Talking Point
Sep 06, 2019

BA strike: Why are pilots walking out?
Pilots are due to strike on Monday and Tuesday, but why and what will the impact be?

BBC Talking Point
Sep 06, 2019

Demi Lovato posts 'biggest fear' image of cellulite
The pop singer and actress told fans she was tired of being "ashamed" of her body.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 06, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Who is helping in the relief effort?
As aid is stepped up in the Bahamas, we take a look at the people offering support to survivors.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 06, 2019

Thousands of Iranians support call for Iran world sport ban
Thousands use social media to call for their country to be banned from global competitions.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 05, 2019

Hurricane Dorian lashes US as Bahamas counts cost
Life-threatening US storm surges are feared, as rescue work continues in the devastated Bahamas.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 05, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: US braced for 'life-threatening' storm surge
A deadly storm surge is feared from Georgia to Virginia, as the Bahamas reels from the devastation.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 05, 2019

Vegans and vegetarians may have higher stroke risk
However, the benefits to the heart seem to outweigh the risks to the brain.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 05, 2019

No-deal bill a 'chink of light' for business
However, the CBI says businesses still must keep stockpiling for a potential no-deal Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 05, 2019

Brexit: Bill designed to stop no-deal 'will clear Lords'
The parties agree not to hold up a bill ruling out no-deal, as Boris Johnson says the people must choose what Brexit they want.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2019

Boris Johnson challenges Jeremy Corbyn to back October election
Boris Johnson pushes Labour for a national poll as MPs prepare to vote on halting no-deal Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2019

Brexit: What does the no-deal bill say?
It would require the prime minister to ask for a Brexit delay - and even tells him what to write.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2019

AEW: Chris Jericho clotheslined by title belt theft
Pro wrestler Chris Jericho files police report claiming his new AEW world title belt is stolen.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2019

AEW: Chris Jericho reports wrestling title belt stolen
Pro wrestler Chris Jericho files police report claiming his new AEW world title belt is stolen.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2019

Brexit: Judge rejects parliament shutdown legal challenge
The cross-party group of MPs and peers behind the case say they will appeal against the ruling.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Scale of Bahamas devastation emerges
Aerial images show a trail of destruction, with the death toll of seven expected to rise.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2019

Brexit: PM in new battle after Commons vote defeat
Boris Johnson will call for an election if he is forced to request a Brexit extension but Labour says it won't back it.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 04, 2019

What questions do you have about Brexit?
Confused by what just happened? Unsure what happens next? Submit your questions on the Brexit latest.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Storm inches north west, leaving devastation in Bahamas
Residents of the northern Bahamas call for rescue as satellite images reveal extensive flooding.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2019

Pound volatile in further Brexit turmoil
Sterling edges above $1.20 and €1.10 as Prime Minister Boris Johnson loses his Commons majority.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson 'approved Parliament shutdown plan in mid-August'
A plan to prorogue Parliament was signed off two weeks before it was publicly announced, a Scottish court is told.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Pleas for help as storm stalls over Bahamas
Residents of the northern Bahamas call for rescue, as floodwaters from deadly storm Dorian rise.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 03, 2019

Pound hits three-year dollar low in Brexit turmoil
Sterling drops below $1.20 and €1.10 as the House of Commons prepares for a new bid to delay Brexit.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 02, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas battered by 'monster' storm
Packing sustained winds of up to 165mph, the storm tears off roofs and brings severe flooding.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 02, 2019

No-deal Brexit 'could hit house prices'
House prices could drop by 6.2% next year if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, KPMG says.

BBC Talking Point
Sep 01, 2019

Call for HPV vaccine to be offered to older boys
The Teenage Cancer Trust says boys and young men who want to have the HPV jab should not have to pay.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 31, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Storm strengthens to category 4
Forecasters warn that Dorian could be Florida's most powerful storm since Hurricane Andrew in 1992.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2019

Dorian strengthens to category 4 hurricane
Forecasters warn that Dorian could be Florida's most powerful storm since Hurricane Andrew in 1992.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2019

Dorian strengthens to major category 3 hurricane
Forecasters warn that Dorian could be Florida's most powerful storm since Hurricane Andrew in 1992.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2019

Great Barrier Reef outlook very poor, Australia says
A report downgrades the reef's long-term health from poor to very poor due to climate change.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: 'Extremely dangerous' storm bears down on Florida
President Trump cancels a trip as Hurricane Dorian nears, saying it "could be an absolute monster".

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2019

Judge rejects temporary ban on Parliament shutdown ahead of full hearing
The Court of Session will now make a full ruling next week on whether Boris Johnson is acting legally.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2019

The Vagina Bible adverts blocked by social media
Social media ads for a doctor's book were denied for 'promoting adult sexual products'.

BBC Talking Point
Aug 30, 2019

Is it time to bid farewell to fairground goldfish?
Bags of goldfish have been traditionally given out as prizes at fairgrounds, but is it time to stop?

BBC Talking Point
Aug 29, 2019

Brexit: £3m fund to help UK nationals with EU forms
Support will go to UK nationals who need help applying for residency in the EU in the run-up to Brexit.

  • CEOExpress
  • 1 Boston Place | Suite 2600
    Boston MA 02108
  • 617 482 1200
    617 299 8649 (fax)
  • Contact
  • As an Amazon Associate
    CEOExpress earns from
    qualifying purchases.

©1999-2019 CEOExpress Company LLC