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Emotional Adele wows Glastonbury

Emotional Adele wows Glastonbury

Image copyright PA Image caption Adele performed for 90 minutes Pop star Adele has conquered the Glastonbury festival with an emotional set, full of generosity and warmth. The crowd in front of the Pyramid Stage stretched as far as the eye could see, as she opened with a note-perfect rendition of Hello. The star changed […]

Spanish voters head back to polls in bid to break deadlock

Media captionSarah Rainsford reports: “For the first time in Spain’s history, people have been forced to go back to the ballot box” Polls are due to reopen in Spain after the four main parties failed to break the political deadlock from December’s inconclusive general election. Opinion polls have suggested that Sunday’s election may still not […]

Hilary Benn sacked as Corbyn faces ‘no confidence’ pressure

Hilary Benn sacked as Corbyn faces ‘no confidence’ pressure

Image copyright AFP Shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn has been sacked from the shadow cabinet amid reports he was encouraging ministers to resign should Jeremy Corbyn ignore a vote of no confidence. The Labour leader is facing a no confidence vote over claims he fought a “lacklustre” campaign in the EU vote. A Labour spokesman […]

EU referendum: UK’s EU commissioner Lord Hill to resign

EU referendum: UK’s EU commissioner Lord Hill to resign

The UK’s European Commissioner Lord Hill is to stand down, saying “what is done cannot be undone” after the UK voted to leave the European Union. He said he did not believe it was right for him to carry on with his work as the commissioner in charge of financial services. But he will stay […]

City firms may lose ‘prized’ EU access, say eurozone leaders

City firms may lose ‘prized’ EU access, say eurozone leaders

Image copyright Reuters London’s financial firms risk losing unrestricted access to the European Union, according to eurozone leaders. The head of the Eurogroup of finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, said banks could move jobs outside the UK if it leaves the single market. It comes as EU financial services chief Lord Hill announced his resignation. However, […]

HSBC ‘to move jobs to Paris if UK leaves single market’

HSBC ‘to move jobs to Paris if UK leaves single market’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The HSBC jobs concerned are based in Canary Wharf in London HSBC would move up to 1,000 staff from London to Paris if the UK left the single market, following Britain’s vote to leave the EU, the BBC understands. The staff who would be relocated would be those who […]

Wetherspoon boss Martin says Brexit worry ‘understandable’

Wetherspoon boss Martin says Brexit worry ‘understandable’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Wetherspoons founder Tim Martin with Boris Johnson at a Leave campaign event Leading Brexit businessman Tim Martin, founder of the Wetherspoons pub chain, has said anxiety about leaving the European Union was “understandable”. But he told the BBC that there was no need to “rush into” EU exit talks. On […]

Coleman hails Wales ‘heart and courage’ – reaction & highlights

Coleman hails Wales ‘heart and courage’ – reaction & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device Euro 2016: Wales 1-0 Northern Ireland highlights Manager Chris Coleman says Wales showed “heart and courage” as they reached the Euro 2016 quarter finals with a 1-0 win over Northern Ireland. Wales edged a tense last-16 match at the Parc des Princes in Paris courtesy of Gareth […]

Euro 2016: No blame on McAuley for own goal – NI captain Davis

Euro 2016: No blame on McAuley for own goal – NI captain Davis

Media playback is not supported on this device Steven Davis refused to lay blame at the feet of own goal scorer Gareth McAuley Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis refused to attach any blame to Gareth McAuley after his own goal gave Wales a 1-0 win in their Euro 2016 last-16 tie. Defender McAuley touched home […]

Late Quaresma goal sends Portugal through – report & highlights

Late Quaresma goal sends Portugal through – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Croatia 0-1 Portugal Ricardo Quaresma scored late in extra time as Portugal defeated Croatia to set up a Euro 2016 quarter-final match against Poland. The substitute headed in from two yards after keeper Danijel Subasic could only palm Cristiano Ronaldo’s shot into the path of the […]