BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia will move on Monday to declare independence from Spain after holding a banned referendum, pushing the European Union nation towards a rupture that threatens the foundations of its young democracy.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 21:02:11
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gauge of global stocks and Wall Street rallied to fresh highs on Wednesday on encouraging growth worldwide, while the dollar fell even as data revealed an accelerating U.S. service sector that could lead to higher interest rates in December.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 20:30:38
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Wednesday it was taking Ireland to the European Court of Justice for its failure to recover up to 13 billion euros (11.54 billion pounds) of tax due from Apple Inc , a move labelled as "regrettable" by Dublin.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 18:53:20
A newly formed tropical depression in the Caribbean Sea could strengthen into a hurricane and move north into the Gulf of Mexico by the weekend, the National Hurricane Centre has said.
Posted 2017/10/04 18:44:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's banks need a watertight Brexit transition deal by Christmas to avoid a potentially disorderly shift of people and operations to the European Union, a top Bank of England official said on Wednesday.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 18:38:58
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy remains stuck in low gear but price pressures are rising again, according to surveys on Wednesday that will probably keep the Bank of England on track to raise interest rates soon.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 17:11:07
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and Saudi Arabia will sign joint investment agreements worth more than $3 billion during a visit to Moscow by Saudi Arabia's King Salman, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak was quoted as saying on Wednesday.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 16:33:22
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May’s bid to reassert her dwindling authority was marred on Wednesday by a calamitous keynote speech interrupted by repeated coughing fits, a prankster and even letters of her slogan falling off the stage.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 15:29:59
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she understood that some are finding the Brexit talks frustrating but that she was confident of getting a deal that will work for both Britain and the European Union.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 11:06:38
The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover up to €13bn in illegal state aid from tech giant Apple.
Posted 2017/10/04 09:49:00
BARCELONA/MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia will move as soon as this weekend to declare independence from Spain, the region's leader said, moving the European Union country closer to a rupture that threatens the foundations of its young democracy.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 09:21:44
DANDONG, China (Reuters) - Seated beneath tall windows and dressed simply in singlets and trousers, North Korean painters are hard at work. The artists staple canvases to frames or copy idyllic landscapes from laptop computers. One wears headphones as he brushes a group of running horses onto his canvas.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 09:17:23
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Humanitarian organisations helping Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh said on Wednesday they need $434 million (£327 million) over the next six months to help up to 1.2 million people, most of them children, in dire need of life-saving assistance.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 08:45:16
LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Britain's economy remained stuck in low gear in the third quarter but price pressures grew further, according to a business survey that probably keeps the Bank of England on track to raise interest rates.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 08:42:40
A scooter caught fire and caused a small explosion in front of a Jordanian military office in Paris on Wednesday morning.
Posted 2017/10/04 08:19:00
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will ask euro zone banks from next year to set aside more cash to cover newly classified bad loans and may also present additional measures to tackle the sector's huge stock of bad debt, it said on Wednesday.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 07:27:02
LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco said it would resume paying a dividend for the first time in three years, with strong demand for fresh food and cost savings helping Britain's biggest retailer to lift first-half profit by 27 percent.Source
Posted 2017/10/04 07:18:26
Law enforcement officials have been giving updates as they investigate the shooting of hundreds of people at a Las Vegas music festival.
Posted 2017/10/04 01:37:00
Yahoo has confirmed that a 2013 data breach affected all 3 billion of its accounts - three times the number previously reported.
Posted 2017/10/03 21:10:00
French MPs have overwhelmingly voted in favour of a new counter-terrorism bill, despite criticism that it undermines civil liberties.
Posted 2017/10/03 19:09:00