LONDON (Reuters) - British online fashion retailer ASOS plans to add 1,500 new jobs at its London headquarters, the latest tech business to announce new investment in Britain despite the country's vote to leave the European Union.Source
Posted 2016/12/12 08:31:46
A winter storm moving across the US Midwest and Great Lakes region has sparked severe weather warnings - forcing a plane to slide off a runway and grounding hundreds of flights.
Posted 2016/12/12 07:40:00
Oil prices have surged by more than 6% after OPEC and other producers reached their first deal since 2001 to reduce output.
Posted 2016/12/12 07:06:00
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday government forces had seized the eastern Aleppo neighbourhood of Sheikh Saeed from rebel fighters in overnight fighting, meaning the opposition has now lost 90 percent of the area they once held in the city.Source
Posted 2016/12/12 06:28:54
(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs said the formal agreement by non-OPEC oil producers this weekend in Vienna to help curb output was reached with a goal of "normalization" of inventories and not necessarily just at raising oil prices.Source
Posted 2016/12/12 05:59:08
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Oil prices jumped to their highest levels in a year and a half on Monday after OPEC and non-OPEC producers agreed to cut oil output to ease a global glut, while the U.S. dollar extended gains before a Federal Reserve meeting this week, at which a rate hike is widely expected.Source
Posted 2016/12/12 03:18:06
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English was confirmed as the country's new prime minister on Monday, as expected, a week after John Key announced his surprise resignation after eight years in the role.Source
Posted 2016/12/12 01:51:08
LONDON (Reuters) - Buoyant property sales in England and Wales in November show that the housing market has steadied after Britain's decision to leave the European Union and asking prices for homes look set to rise by 2 percent next year, property data firm Rightmove said.Source
Posted 2016/12/12 00:57:30
ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels have received a U.S.-backed proposal to leave Aleppo along with civilians under safe passage guaranteed by Russia, rebel officials said as government forces closed in on Sunday, but Moscow denied a deal had been reached.Source
Posted 2016/12/12 00:42:21
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Oil prices jumped more than 5 percent on Monday after OPEC and non-OPEC producers agreed to curb oil output and ease a global glut, while the U.S. dollar extended gains ahead of an expected rate hike this week.Source
Posted 2016/12/12 00:40:05
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Monday it would become one of the first countries to adopt an international definition of anti-Semitism to clamp down on hate crime after an increase in the number of reported incidents targeting Jews.Source
Posted 2016/12/12 00:35:54
LONDON (Reuters) - The British Chambers of Commerce nudged up its forecast for economic growth next year but downgraded the outlook for 2018 due to inflation pressures and ongoing uncertainty as Britain prepares to leave the European Union, it said on Monday.Source
Posted 2016/12/12 00:34:06
CAIRO (Reuters) - A bombing at Cairo's largest Coptic cathedral killed at least 25 people and wounded 49, many of them women and children attending Sunday mass, in the deadliest attack on Egypt's Christian minority in years.Source
Posted 2016/12/11 22:02:59
Two children, thought to be aged seven or eight, were responsible for a double suicide bombing that killed one person and injured 17, officials said.
Posted 2016/12/11 20:43:00
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An offshoot of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) claimed responsibility on Sunday for twin bombings that killed 38 people and wounded 155 outside an Istanbul soccer stadium, an attack for which the Turkish government vowed vengeance.Source
Posted 2016/12/11 18:14:12
Qantas is launching the first non-stop passenger flight between London and Perth, a journey that will take 17 hours.
Posted 2016/12/11 15:27:00
VIENNA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia pumped record-high amounts of oil in November, amid talks over a global deal to cut production, defying market expectations of lower output on slower domestic demand and refinery maintenance.Source
Posted 2016/12/11 13:24:55
Turkey has vowed vengeance for the victims of twin blasts outside a football stadium in Istanbul that killed 38 people, as Kurdish militants claimed responsibility.
Posted 2016/12/11 10:08:00
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey said on Sunday that Kurdish militants may be responsible for the two bombs that killed 38 people and wounded 155 in what looked to be a coordinated attack on police outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul after a match between two top teams.Source
Posted 2016/12/11 09:53:45
NAIVASHA, Kenya (Reuters) - A fireball from an oil lorry engulfed vehicles on one of Kenya's main highways, killing at least 42 people late on Saturday, a rescue worker at the scene said.Source
Posted 2016/12/11 08:56:25