U.S. hopes for return of 50 Korean War dead from North Korea within two weeks

The United States hopes North Korea will return the remains of about 50 American Korean War dead within two weeks, the first of thousands President Donald Trump says Pyongyang has promised to hand over, a senior U.S. defence official said on Tuesday.


Posted 2018/07/17 18:26:39

UK government wins approval for Brexit trade law in lower house of parliament

Prime Minister Theresa May won approval from the lower of house of parliament on Tuesday for a law needed to let Britain pursue an independent trade policy once it leaves the European Union.


Posted 2018/07/17 18:24:24

Goldman Sachs pressed on strategy as new CEO confirmed

Goldman Sachs Group Inc was pressed for details on new businesses after an uneven second-quarter performance, a likely preview of challenges incoming Chief Executive David Solomon will face as he leads the Wall Street bank's overhaul.


Posted 2018/07/17 18:02:42

Ryanair cancels one percent of flights on Friday as strike crisis deepens

Ryanair plans to cancel only 1 percent of its flights during a strike by Ireland-based pilots on Friday, but Europe's largest low-cost airline is bracing for far wider industrial action across five countries next week.


Posted 2018/07/17 17:59:03

May defeats rebels over plans to remain in EU customs union

British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly avoided a defeat in parliament at the hands of pro-EU lawmakers from her own party on Tuesday, fending off a rebellion that threatened to worsen a crisis over her Brexit strategy.


Posted 2018/07/17 17:53:29

EU immigration to Britain falls to five-year low - ONS

The number of European Union immigrants coming to Britain fell to a five-year low last year, as fewer people arrived without a firm job offer during the first full calendar year since June 2016's Brexit vote, official data showed on Monday.


Posted 2018/07/16 10:26:43

Judge to hear how U.S. plans to reunite immigrant families

Lawyers for the U.S. government will return to a San Diego courtroom on Monday to update a judge about Trump administration plans for meeting a July 26 deadline to reunite as many as 2,500 immigrant children with their parents after separating them at the U.S.-Mexican border.


Posted 2018/07/16 10:17:56

Putin lands in Helsinki later than expected for summit with Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin's plane landed in the Finnish capital Helsinki on Monday about a half hour behind schedule for his summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.


Posted 2018/07/16 10:10:09

Britain backs Scottish spaceport plan with £30 million in grants

Britain wants to build its first spaceport for launching satellites in Scotland, with the government kick-starting the project by handing almost 30 million pounds in grants to companies including Lockheed Martin .


Posted 2018/07/16 09:58:21

Boeing kicks off air show order battle with DHL deal

Boeing kick-started a contest for tens of billions of dollars of orders at the Farnborough Airshow on Monday, with a $4.7 billion (£3.55 billion) deal for freight planes with delivery firm DHL.


Posted 2018/07/16 09:53:46

Former UK minister calls for second vote on Brexit to end stalemate

A former senior British minister called on Monday for a second referendum to solve a parliamentary stalemate on Brexit, saying Prime Minister Theresa May's proposals for new ties with the European Union were a fudge that satisfied no one.


Posted 2018/07/16 09:38:40

Deutsche Bank expects quarterly profit to top forecasts

Deutsche Bank expects to report second-quarter net profit well ahead of forecasts, a rare piece of good news as Germany's largest lender cuts jobs and costs to try to restore profitability.


Posted 2018/07/16 09:36:03

Britain to unveil model of planned new fighter jet - source

Britain's Defence Minister Gavin Williamson will unveil a model of the country's proposed new fighter jet at the Farnborough Airshow and earmark 2 billion pounds in funding for the project, a source close to the matter said on Monday.


Posted 2018/07/16 09:16:56

Stocks rise as earning expectations beat China growth fears

European stock markets inched higher on Monday as expectations for a flurry of bumper corporate earnings and merger speculation outweighed fears about the escalating trade conflict between Beijing and Washington.


Posted 2018/07/16 08:58:56

Take Five - World markets themes for the week ahead

Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.


Posted 2018/07/16 08:47:51

EU pushes China on trade, saying it could open up if it wanted

China could open its economy if it so wished, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday, with the European Union calling on countries to avoid a trade war even as pressure mounts on Beijing over its industrial policies.


Posted 2018/07/16 08:46:15

Power to the drones - utilities place bets on robots

Flying robots that can travel dozens of kilometres without stopping could be the next big thing for power companies.


Posted 2018/07/16 08:36:31

Russia ready to discuss meddling allegations - RIA

Russia is ready to discuss with the United States allegations it interfered in U.S. elections, something it denies, RIA news agency reported on Monday ahead of a summit between the countries' presidents.


Posted 2018/07/16 08:33:48

Debenhams denies cash crisis over supplier insurance

British department store retailer Debenhams said it had a healthy cash position after a media report on Sunday saying insurers had cut cover for its suppliers sent its shares lower.


Posted 2018/07/16 08:32:44

Highchairs and cuddles - how parliaments are catering for lawmaker mums

When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns to parliament after becoming only the second elected leader in the world to have a baby in office, her daughter will be allowed to cuddle with her during debates and swim in the pool.


Posted 2018/07/15 01:29:01