WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, citing Pyongyang's "open hostility," and warned that the U.S. military was ready in the event of any reckless acts by North Korea.Source
Posted 2018/05/24 16:44:48
LONDON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un weighed on British shares in afternoon trading, while gains in sterling prompted by better retail sales data also bruised the internationally-exposed FTSE 100.Source
Posted 2018/05/24 16:32:22
LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Britain will end its implementation period with the European Union after Brexit in December 2020, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday, denying a media report that the government was seeking a new transition until 2023.Source
Posted 2018/05/24 16:25:55
BUNNIK, Netherlands (Reuters) - Dutch prosecutors identified a Russian military unit on Thursday as the source of the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 296 people on board.Source
Posted 2018/05/24 15:19:26
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Lloyds Banking Group faced a barrage of allegations of poor customer service and withholding misconduct compensation on Thursday, laying bare the task of rebuilding customer trust after years of reputational damage.Source
Posted 2018/05/24 15:01:12
Vladimir Putin says he has concerns about whether Yulia Skripal was forced to make a statement on Wednesday.
Posted 2018/05/24 13:57:00
LONDON (Reuters) - A French couple were found guilty on Thursday of murdering their nanny and burning her body in their back garden in London after what police said was months of mistreatment, threats and physical abuse that left her a virtual prisoner.Source
Posted 2018/05/24 12:38:15
LONDON (Reuters) - Budget airline Wizz Air sees profit soaring again this year as bigger, more efficient A321 planes help it to keep costs down, putting it on course to outshine larger rival Ryanair which is more pessimistic about prospects.Source
Posted 2018/05/24 11:31:18
LONDON (Reuters) - British retail sales jumped last month by the most in one-and-a-half years, official figures showed on Thursday, suggesting the economy was recovering from a snowy start to the year.Source
Posted 2018/05/24 10:15:44
An NBA player has received an apology from the Milwaukee police chief after his arrest over an alleged parking violation in January escalated into the use of a stun gun.
Posted 2018/05/24 06:28:00
Struggling Deutsche Bank says it is to cut more than 7,000 jobs, in a move that will see staff numbers in London scaled back.
Posted 2018/05/24 05:41:00
Two people have died and 18 have been injured after a train hit a truck stopped on the tracks near the northern Italian city of Turin, officials have said.
Posted 2018/05/24 01:42:00
Donald Trump has been banned from blocking Twitter users who disagree with his political views from his official account.
Posted 2018/05/24 01:02:00
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar hovered near four-month highs on Tuesday on renewed optimism about global growth as the United States and China agreed to drop their tariff threats, while oil stayed at multi-year peaks over potential sanctions in Venezuela.Source
Posted 2018/05/22 01:27:08
LONDON (Reuters) - British chief executives have turned more pessimistic about the growth outlook for the next few years, largely due to worries around economic nationalism and Brexit, a survey from accountants KPMG showed on Tuesday.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 23:09:46
LONDON (Reuters) - MPs want their European counterparts to quiz Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about a scandal over improper use of millions of Facebook users' data, as he will not give evidence in London himself.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 23:05:46
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three weeks before an unprecedented U.S.-North Korea summit is supposed to take place, President Donald Trump will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday as U.S. officials try to figure out whether Pyongyang is serious about negotiating a deal on denuclearization.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 21:52:00
LONDON (Reuters) - A shopping centre in the English city where a former Russian spy was found collapsed with his daughter after a nerve agent attack more than two months ago has been successfully decontaminated, Britain's environment department said on Monday.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 20:20:37
WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States on Monday demanded Iran make sweeping changes -- from dropping its nuclear program to pulling out of the Syrian civil war -- or face severe economic sanctions as the Trump administration hardened its approach to Tehran.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 17:50:02
LONDON (Reuters) - Former London mayor Ken Livingstone resigned from the Labour Party on Monday, saying that a row over anti-Semitism allegations against him had become a distraction for the party's leadership.Source
Posted 2018/05/21 17:45:06