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BP Deepwater Horizon costs rise to $65 billion

LONDON (Reuters) - BP said on Tuesday it would take a new charge over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill after again raising estimates for outstanding claims, lifting total costs to around $65 billion (47.28 billion pounds).


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Posted 2018/01/16 11:18:10

Ahead of UK summit, Macron visits migrants in port of Calais

CALAIS, France (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron visited a migrant reception centre and quizzed refugees in Calais on Tuesday, taking stock of the pressure on the Channel port ahead of a summit with British Prime Minister Theresa May this week.


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Posted 2018/01/16 11:05:07

Inflation falls back for first time since June as Brexit hit wanes

LONDON (Reuters) - British inflation eased off its post-Brexit vote high in December, official data showed on Tuesday, suggesting the financial squeeze on many households could be about to get a little bit easier.


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Posted 2018/01/16 10:43:00

FTSE 100 rises, shakes off weaker commodity stocks

LONDON (Reuters) - The UK's top share index edged higher on Tuesday thanks to a fall in sterling, though weaker commodity stocks kept gains in check.


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Posted 2018/01/16 10:34:36

Dozens of schoolchildren hurt in bus crash

More than 40 children have been injured after a school bus hit a number of cars and crashed into the side of a building in Germany.
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Posted 2018/01/16 10:33:00

Bangladesh agrees with Myanmar to complete Rohingya return in two years

DHAKA/COX'S BAZAAR (Reuters) - Bangladesh said on Tuesday it would complete the process of returning within two years many of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who had fled a conflict in Myanmar, following a meeting of the neighbours.


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Posted 2018/01/16 10:32:59

Bitcoin slides 18 percent on crackdown fears; crypto rivals also plunge

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin tumbled 18 percent on Tuesday to a four-week trough close to $11,000, after reports that a ban on trading of cryptocurrencies in South Korea was still an option drove fears grew of a wider regulatory crackdown.


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Posted 2018/01/16 10:20:04

A happy family? Photos of chained siblings

Mystery continues to surround an American family after 12 siblings were found shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks - but do family photos posted online tell a different story?
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Posted 2018/01/16 10:00:00

Dad finds son after hiring helicopter on a hunch

A teenager is "very lucky to be alive" after his father hired a helicopter on a hunch which then discovered the youth trapped in his car at the side of the road.
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Posted 2018/01/16 09:56:00

JD Sports sees annual profit ahead of market expectations

(Reuters) - JD Sports Fashion Plc, Britain's largest sportswear retailer by market value, on Tuesday forecast annual pretax profit ahead of market expectations on strong trading in the second half of the year, including the key Christmas period.


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Posted 2018/01/16 09:14:35

Blaze rips through museum historical collections

A huge fire has caused extensive damage to Jakarta's heritage maritime museum housed in Dutch colonial warehouses.
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Posted 2018/01/16 08:41:00

Cranberries singer was to re-record Zombie

The lead singer of Irish band Cranberries had been due to record a new version of their hit song Zombie the day after she died.
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Posted 2018/01/16 03:54:00

Desperate migrants storm trucks at Calais

Nearly 1,000 people are still camped out in Northern France desperately hoping to get into Britain, despite the demolition of the Calais jungle 15 months ago. 
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Posted 2018/01/15 22:45:00

Biles: I was abused by US team doctor

Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by former USA gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.
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Posted 2018/01/15 22:00:00

Asia shares hit historic highs, dollar slips anew

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares hit historic highs on Monday after Wall Street extended its record-breaking run, while the U.S. dollar retreat continued as investors priced in the risk of tighter policies elsewhere in the developed world.


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Posted 2018/01/15 01:52:12

Jaguar Land Rover to open R&D centre for automated tech in Ireland

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover said on Monday it would open a software engineering centre in Ireland, creating 150 jobs to work on advanced automated driving and electrification technologies.


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Posted 2018/01/15 00:34:55

Virtual becomes reality as British shop visits fall in December

LONDON (Reuters) - The number of people visiting British stores in December showed its biggest decline for five years, illustrating how retail is being transformed by online shopping, a survey showed on Monday.


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Posted 2018/01/15 00:27:12

London home-sellers cut prices by most since 2009 - Rightmove

LONDON (Reuters) - The prices that London home-sellers are seeking for their properties fell by the most since the financial crisis this month, at a time when prices in most of the rest of Britain are rising, industry figures showed on Monday.


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Posted 2018/01/15 00:23:28

China absence looms over Canada meeting on how to pressure North Korea

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Foreign ministers from around 20 nations gather on Tuesday to discuss how to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions through diplomatic and financial pressure, but China, seen as a key player in any long-term solution, will be absent.


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Posted 2018/01/14 23:42:25

Exclusive: France expects UK to pay up, take more refugees to keep border - official

PARIS (Reuters) - France expects Britain to agree to take more asylum seekers and pay more for border security in order to maintain a frontier on the French side of the Channel, a French government official said.


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Posted 2018/01/14 23:05:04