Hamza Bin Laden: Son of Osama ‘dead’, US officials say

Image copyright CIA Image caption The US government had offered $1m for information leading to his whereabouts The son of al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden, Hamza, has died, according to

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US interest rates cut for first time in a decade

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fed Chairman Jerome Powell hinted earlier this month that rates could be cut The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, has cut interest rates

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Private college goes bust and will stop teaching

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption GSM London was one of a wave of private providers turning higher education into more of a marketplace GSM London, one of the biggest

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Ryanair boss warns as many as 900 jobs could be at risk

Image copyright Ryanair Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has warned staff to prepare for job cuts in the coming weeks, saying the airline has 900 too many pilots and cabin crew.

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Israel backs West Bank homes for settlers and Palestinians

Image copyright AFP Image caption Israel has established more than 100 Jewish settlements in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem Israel has approved the construction of 6,000 new homes for

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Facebook funds AI mind-reading experiment

Image copyright UCSF Image caption Eddie Chang (right) and David Moses hope the work will help those with speech loss Facebook has announced a breakthrough in its plan to create

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Russia denies OneWeb’s satellite internet request

Image copyright ONEWEB Image caption OneWeb’s network will sit 1,200km above the Earth and will consist of hundreds of satellites A firm that plans to launch hundreds of satellites into

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Consumers ‘more upbeat’ about finances despite Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images UK consumer confidence improved in July, according to new data which showed that Britons are feeling more optimistic about their finances. Market research firm GfK said

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Shin Ok-ju: S Korean doomsday cult leader jailed for six years

Image copyright Grace Road Church Image caption Shin was found guilty of fraud, violence and child abuse The leader of a South Korean doomsday cult has been sentenced to six

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The Lion King – how VR brought the animals to life

Director of Disney’s The Lion King, Jon Favreau, has told BBC Click how they created a completely digital 3D environment with 3D digital animals. “We had a full live-action film

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