Govt pledges funding for war-torn Mosul

Britain will send lifesaving aid and provide extra funding to help civilians in war-torn Mosul.

Posted 2017/07/12 14:05:00

Number of fatal terrorist attacks in western Europe increasing, data show

LONDON (Reuters) - The number of terrorist attacks resulting in fatalities in western Europe increased in 2016, despite an overall drop in the number of incidents taking place, according to data released by the Global Terrorism Database.


Posted 2017/07/12 13:15:39

Eastwood casts real-life heroes in train attack film

Clint Eastwood is using real-life heroes to play themselves in his film about the Paris train terror plot.

Posted 2017/07/12 13:04:00

UK watchdog may intervene as people cash in pensions

LONDON (Reuters) - People withdrawing retirement savings early has become the norm in Britain, its financial markets watchdog said on Wednesday, highlighting that some may get low returns as a result and intervention might be needed.


Posted 2017/07/12 10:24:44

Trillion-ton iceberg snaps off Antarctica

A trillion-ton iceberg has broken off the West Antarctic ice shelf, say scientists monitoring the area.

Posted 2017/07/12 09:55:00

Tarantino working on Manson murders film

Quentin Tarantino is reportedly working on a film about the Manson Family murders.

Posted 2017/07/12 09:34:00

Paralympic athlete dies in training accident

A Paralympic athlete has died following a training ground incident at Newham Leisure Centre, in London.

Posted 2017/07/11 22:39:00

Trump Jr. emails suggest he welcomed Russian help against Clinton

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Presidential candidate Donald Trump's eldest son eagerly agreed last year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have information incriminating Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as part of Moscow's official support for his father, according to an email chain released on Tuesday.


Posted 2017/07/11 21:05:38

A picture and its story - Capturing the nine-month battle for Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - A screaming father running down a rubble-strewn street in Mosul carrying his distressed daughter was one of the most powerful Reuters images taken during the Iraqi-led assault to remove Islamic State from its stronghold.


Posted 2017/07/11 21:03:07

U.S., Qatar sign agreement on combating terrorism financing

DOHA (Reuters) - The United States and Qatar signed an agreement on Tuesday aimed at combating the financing of terrorism, as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Doha to try to end a month-long rift between Western-allied Arab states.


Posted 2017/07/11 20:46:13

Dollar hits four-month high versus yen; stocks end flat

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar hit a four-month high against the yen and global equity markets edged up on Tuesday as investors awaited testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen this week and any signs of tighter U.S. monetary policy.


Posted 2017/07/11 20:28:56

History-maker Konta bests Halep in quarter-final epic

LONDON (Reuters) - Johanna Konta won a place at the Wimbledon semi-final table on Tuesday in a feast of tension-filled tennis, powering past Simona Halep in three epic sets to become the first British woman to reach the last four in almost 40 years.


Posted 2017/07/11 19:55:00

Man convicted over racist threats against Brexit challenger Miller

(Reuters) - Britain's Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said on Tuesday a man accused of making racist threats against investment manager and EU campaigner Gina Miller had been convicted.


Posted 2017/07/11 19:12:39

Whole police station arrested over racism claims

All the police officers at a station in Portugal have been charged over the alleged kidnap and torture of six young black men.

Posted 2017/07/11 17:09:00

Pope Francis declares a new path to sainthood

The Pope has overhauled a centuries-old procedure on how people can become saints.

Posted 2017/07/11 17:01:00

Warning of economic crisis, top Liberal Democrat predicts anti-Brexit backlash

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is heading towards a new economic crisis which could raise popular support for anti-Brexit parties, the former business minister and likely next leader of the pro-EU Liberal Democrats said on Tuesday.


Posted 2017/07/11 16:38:18

Banks begin London exodus as hopes of transitional deal fade

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain may have left it too late to convince major banks that it can strike a deal to soften the impact of Brexit before they start shifting jobs from London.


Posted 2017/07/11 16:32:16

First ever Earth-orbit teleportation completed

Scientists have completed the first teleportation of an object from Earth to a satellite orbiting more than 300 miles away.

Posted 2017/07/11 12:09:00

Donald Trump Jr. hires lawyer for Russia probes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump Jr. has hired a lawyer to represent him in Russia-related investigations, his office and the lawyer said on Monday, as Republicans voiced concern about a meeting between the U.S. president's son and a Russian.


Posted 2017/07/10 21:25:36

Murray reaches Wimbledon quarters for 10th straight year

LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray continued his Wimbledon tour of awkward and unpredictable opponents and booked his spot in the quarter-finals with a 7-6(1) 6-4 6-4 victory over showman Benoit Paire on Monday.


Posted 2017/07/10 21:00:41