LONDON (Reuters) - If the latest surveys of business intentions are to be believed, the euro zone economy is sparkling, growing at a pace that easily explains the hints from some European Central Bank policymakers of a pull-back from their easy-money regime.Source
Posted 2017/03/24 11:11:06
HONG KONG (Reuters) - HSBC plans to add as many as 1,000 new employees to its Chinese retail banking and wealth management arm this year, the business's regional head said, most of them in the Pearl River Delta, the heart of the bank's growth strategy in China.Source
Posted 2017/03/24 11:02:11
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces are preparing a fresh push against Islamic State using new tactics, but operations to drive the militants out of their last stronghold in the country are on hold, military officials said on Friday.Source
Posted 2017/03/24 10:08:33
LONDON (Reuters) - British banks approved the fewest mortgages in three months in February and consumer credit growth slowed slightly despite a jump in credit card borrowing, industry figures showed on Friday.Source
Posted 2017/03/24 09:50:57
LONDON (Reuters) - All eyes in global financial markets were fixed on stuttering Republican efforts to pass a replacement for Obamacare on Friday, with failure likely to undermine faith in Donald Trump’s promise to deliver a "phenomenal" U.S. tax reform.Source
Posted 2017/03/24 09:46:34
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned House Republican lawmakers that he will leave Obamacare in place and move on to tax reform if they do not get behind new healthcare legislation and support it in a vote on Friday.Source
Posted 2017/03/24 09:26:04
Donald Trump has issued an ultimatum to Republicans in the House, telling them to get behind his proposed overhaul of Obamacare or he will leave his predecessor's healthcare legislation in place.
Posted 2017/03/24 09:16:00
Twitter is considering launching a premium version of its Tweetdeck platform, raising the possibility that it could run a subscription service for the first time.
Posted 2017/03/24 08:59:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Labour party has won five seats at elections in the City of London, the heart of the country's financial district, as it seeks to challenge the borough's centuries-old policy of independence from party politics.Source
Posted 2017/03/24 08:01:57
Two young boys in California have been found safe after their babysitter's car was stolen while they were inside.
Posted 2017/03/24 07:00:00
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday that the European Union was trying to limit the negative effects of Brexit for Britain but stressed that countries wanting to get the benefits related to the bloc had to make commitments, too.Source
Posted 2017/03/24 06:46:50
A drug that reverses ageing could be on the market in three years, scientists claim.
Posted 2017/03/24 00:36:00
Islamic State's online propaganda and recruitment effort is adapting as the group loses physical territory in Iraq, according to an analysis of secret communications channels seen by Sky News.
Posted 2017/03/23 21:21:00
People from 12 different countries, including three French teenagers, are among those injured in the Westminster attack.
Posted 2017/03/23 15:40:00
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said in an interview with news magazine Der Spiegel published on Saturday that Turkey has never been less likely to join the European Union than now, as relations between Ankara and Berlin hit a low point.Source
Posted 2017/03/18 11:57:53
HOMS, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rebels and their families began leaving their last bastion in the Syrian city of Homs on Saturday, state media and a Reuters witness said, under a Russian-backed deal with the government expected to be among the largest evacuations of its kind.Source
Posted 2017/03/18 11:54:04
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Constitutional Council validated on Saturday eleven candidates to run in the first round of the French presidential elections on April 23.Source
Posted 2017/03/18 11:13:43
BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook expressed support for globalisation and said China should continue to open its economy to foreign firms, while speaking at a forum in Beijing on Saturday.Source
Posted 2017/03/18 10:45:15
LONDON (Reuters) - Allegations from the United States that British spy agency GCHQ snooped on Donald Trump during his election campaign are "arrant nonsense", the deputy head of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) said in an interview on Saturday.Source
Posted 2017/03/18 09:54:39
A man shot dead at a Paris airport after grabbing a soldier's gun had earlier opened fire on police officers at a road check.
Posted 2017/03/18 09:10:00