LONDON (Reuters) - Joe Root said he felt "privileged, humbled and very excited" to be named England test cricket captain on Monday, replacing Alastair Cook who resigned last week after four and a half years in charge.Source
Posted 2017/02/13 11:48:05
French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has used a visit to the scene of the Nice terror attack to accuse the government of failing to tackle extremism.
Posted 2017/02/13 11:34:00
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Monday that uncertainty about U.S. policies, Brexit and elections in Germany and France would take their toll on the euro zone economy this year.Source
Posted 2017/02/13 11:20:36
LONDON (Reuters) - Joe Root was appointed England's test cricket captain on Monday, replacing Alastair Cook who resigned last week after four and a half years in charge.Source
Posted 2017/02/13 11:11:08
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian jihadists seen as close to Islamic State battled a rival hardline Islamist faction on Monday in northwestern Syria, a war monitor and an official with another insurgent group said, in an escalating power struggle.Source
Posted 2017/02/13 10:29:52
LONDON (Reuters) - More than a quarter of employers in Britain say staff members from other European Union countries have considered leaving their firms or the country in 2017 after last year's Brexit vote, an industry group said on Monday.Source
Posted 2017/02/13 09:51:26
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Monday it had successfully test-fired a new type of medium- to long-range ballistic missile the previous day, claiming advances in a weapons programme it is pursuing in violation of U.N. resolutions.Source
Posted 2017/02/13 08:53:56
Most of the homes in the tiny Australian community of Uarbry have been destroyed as bushfires rage in some of the hottest weather on record.
Posted 2017/02/13 07:54:00
Tens of thousands of people are being evacuated from an area near to America's tallest dam, with officials warning that a structure failure could create a "30 foot wall of water".
Posted 2017/02/13 02:49:00
Hamburg Airport had to be evacuated after an unknown toxin spread through its air conditioning system, injuring dozens of people.
Posted 2017/02/12 12:49:00
A newspaper in the Dominican Republic has had to apologise to readers after it mistakenly used a photo of Alec Baldwin impersonating Donald Trump instead of the US President himself.
Posted 2017/02/12 10:13:00
Rolls-Royce is planning to release the first of its fleet of crewless ships by 2020.
Posted 2017/02/12 09:37:00
Tens of thousands of people had to be evacuated in the Greek city of Thessaloniki as an unexploded World War II bomb was defused.
Posted 2017/02/12 09:12:00
That North Korea has launched a missile is no longer particularly surprising news.
Posted 2017/02/12 08:44:00
Austrian authorities are investigating reports of a man appearing in public as Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, complete with the distinctive moustache, haircut and clothing.
Posted 2017/02/12 06:34:00
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will hold a referendum on April 16 on proposed changes to the constitution that would replace its parliamentary system with the executive presidency sought by Tayyip Erdogan, the head of the High Election Board announced on Saturday.Source
Posted 2017/02/11 10:03:56
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Missing China-born billionaire Xiao Jianhua was whisked in a wheelchair from a luxury Hong Kong hotel in the early hours of Jan 27 with his head covered, a source close to the businessman told Reuters.Source
Posted 2017/02/11 09:37:59
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government has said it will shut down a unit investigating claims of torture and unlawful killing by British soldiers in Iraq after a law firm representing alleged victims was found to have made false claims.Source
Posted 2017/02/11 08:42:53
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Whale rescuers in New Zealand linked arms in neck-deep water on Saturday to try and prevent about 200 pilot whales from stranding themselves again in a remote bay, where 300 of the animals died this week.Source
Posted 2017/02/11 06:19:18
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Greece and its international lenders made clear progress on Friday towards bridging differences over its fiscal path in coming years, moving closer to a deal that would secure new loan disbursements and save the country from default.Source
Posted 2017/02/11 04:02:25