The US government launched airstrikes in Syria last night targeting military infrastructure controlled by the country’s president Bashar al-Assad.
These three things will have an impact on the wider world.
Despite the lower-for-longer oil price some of the biggest oil and gas companies are still spending on some big projects.
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country’s capital, Abuja, after spending seven weeks in the UK for medical treatment.
Britain’s retail sales fell sharply in January, dropping 0.3 percent from the previous month, according to official figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).