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Luca Minutello

China economy: Why it matters to you

China is one of the world’s biggest economies. It makes and sells all sorts of products to all over the world, from iPhones to air conditioners, and many countries...

Coronavirus: Passengers leave Diamond Princess amid criticism of Japan

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A passenger leaves the Diamond Princess cruise ship after more than two weeks in quarantine Hundreds of passengers who tested...

737 Max: Debris found in new planes’ fuel tanks

Image copyright Getty Images Boeing’s crisis-hit 737 Max jetliner faces a new potential safety issue as debris has been found in the fuel tanks of several new...

Boy Scouts of America: Why is it filing for bankruptcy?

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has filed for bankruptcy as it faces increasing legal costs over sexual abuse cases. A spokesman said the move would make sure that the...

Coronavirus: China expels Wall Street Journal journalists for article it deemed racist

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Wall Street Journal said the journalists were ordered to leave China in five days China has ordered three foreign...

Rod Blagojevich: Why did Trump just free a jailed Democrat?

Image copyright Joe Amon Image caption Rod Blagojevich, shown in 2012, could be released from prison early US President Donald Trump has commuted the prison sentence of...

UK’s cash system ‘will collapse without new laws’

Image copyright Getty Images Campaigners have called for Chancellor Rishi Sunak to save banknotes and coins, saying without urgent new laws the cash system could...

UK house prices rising fastest in Yorkshire and Humber

The North-South divide in house price growth saw property values climb more than three times as much in Yorkshire and Humber as in south-east England. Land Registry...

Fuel prices push UK inflation to six-month high

Image copyright Getty Images UK inflation in January rose to a six-month high as petrol and house prices rose, official figures show. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI)...

Neanderthal ‘skeleton’ is first found in a decade

Image copyright Graeme Barker Image caption The ribcage of Shanidar Z Researchers have described the first “articulated” remains of a Neanderthal to be...