LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy put in a weak performance in June when declines in car manufacturing, construction and exports gave an uninspiring end to the weakest first half of any year since 2012.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 15:55:41
LONDON (Reuters) - British police on Thursday said they had arrested a 50-year-old jogger on suspicion of knocking a woman into the path of a bus on a busy west London street earlier this year.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 15:39:49
Former US secretary of state John Kerry has stepped into the Kenyan election controversy with an impassioned plea to opposition leader Raila Odinga to stay within the law when protesting against the results.
Posted 2017/08/10 13:15:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Modern slavery and human trafficking are more prevalent across Britain than previously thought as more international gangs realise they can make significant sums from it, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Thursday.Source
Posted 2017/08/10 12:47:41
Facebook is launching a new platform which will see the social network giant take on the likes of YouTube as well as TV networks.
Posted 2017/08/10 06:02:00
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's president took an early lead as results from national polls rolled in Wednesday, the election board said, but the opposition dismissed the numbers as "fake" and said their own tally showed they were winning.Source
Posted 2017/08/09 01:47:13
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Nine people have been killed, including six tourists, and 164 injured in an earthquake that struck a remote and mountainous part of southwest China's Sichuan province, the local government and official media said on Wednesday.Source
Posted 2017/08/09 01:41:16
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares and U.S. stock futures slipped while U.S. Treasuries, gold and the safe-haven yen rose in early Asian trading on Wednesday after tensions on the Korean peninsula escalated with Pyongyang's warning that it is "carefully examining" plans for a missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam.Source
Posted 2017/08/09 00:52:45
LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England said a transition period after the Britain leaves the European Union would give banks more time to make orderly changes as Brexit poses risks to financial stability.Source
Posted 2017/08/08 23:22:03
Both US lotteries are offering jackpots of more than $300m (£231m) for the first time.
Posted 2017/08/08 20:21:00
A former radio DJ has insisted in court that he did not grope Taylor Swift.
Posted 2017/08/08 20:03:00
LONDON (Reuters) - A man who tried to smuggle a pipe bomb onto a flight from Manchester Airport was found guilty of possessing explosives with intent to harm on Tuesday.Source
Posted 2017/08/08 20:01:12
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. diplomats should sidestep questions from foreign governments on what it would take for the Trump administration to re-engage in the global Paris climate agreement, according to a diplomatic cable seen by Reuters.Source
Posted 2017/08/08 19:28:00
MILAN (Reuters) - The lawyer for a 20-year-old British model at the centre of an alleged kidnapping in Italy has denied suggestions that the case was a hoax, after local media raised doubts about her story.Source
Posted 2017/08/08 19:15:18
Police in Brussels have opened fire on a car they believed was filled with explosives.
Posted 2017/08/08 16:51:00
Polls in Kenya have officially closed, but thousands remain in queues to cast their ballots in a presidential election that has been marred by claims of vote rigging.
Posted 2017/08/07 11:39:00
KABUL (Reuters) - Romanian soldiers from the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan killed an Afghan policeman who was trying to carry out an insider attack after a training session in the southern province of Kandahar on Saturday, officials said.Source
Posted 2017/08/05 13:20:28
LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond has blocked government attempts to curb high-stakes gambling machines commonly found in betting shops in order to preserve tax revenues, the Daily Mail newspaper reported on Saturday.Source
Posted 2017/08/05 12:57:57
BELFAST (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar attended a gay rights event on Saturday during his first official visit to Northern Ireland, upsetting some social conservatives in the only region of the United Kingdom where same-sex marriage is still illegal.Source
Posted 2017/08/05 10:37:22
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain needs to make clear to the European Union that it is prepared to go it alone if it fails to reach a satisfactory deal in Brexit talks, former Bank of England Governor Mervyn King said on Saturday.Source
Posted 2017/08/05 10:16:04