United outclass Ajax to win Europa League on emotional night

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a goal in each half as their team comfortably outclassed Ajax Amsterdam to win an emotional Europa League final 2-0 and qualify for the group stages of the Champions League.


Posted 2017/05/24 21:56:49

May to appeal for NATO unity to fight terrorism

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will appeal to NATO leaders on Thursday to unite to combat terrorism by addressing its root causes and the "propagation of poisonous ideology, particularly online".


Posted 2017/05/24 21:12:42

European Union chiefs to press Trump on trade, climate

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Top European Union officials meeting Donald Trump for the first time on Thursday will push cooperation on global trade and fighting climate change as they try to show that the bloc should matter to the United States.


Posted 2017/05/24 18:18:36

UK delays Euribor trial to 2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A London trial of six former Deutsche Bank and Barclays traders, charged with manipulating benchmark Euribor interest rates, has been delayed until next year.


Posted 2017/05/24 17:58:51

Philippines police chief beheaded by militants

A police chief has been beheaded and at least 20 other people have been killed by Islamic militants who rampaged through a city in the southern Philippines.

Posted 2017/05/24 17:13:00

British election campaigning to resume after Manchester bombing

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party will resume national campaigning for next month's election on Friday following a suicide bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester.


Posted 2017/05/24 16:38:08

Aston Martin makes first first-quarter profit in a decade

LONDON (Reuters) - British luxury carmaker Aston Martin on Wednesday reported its first Q1 profit in a decade, marking a turnaround in its performance which could propel the company towards a market flotation.


Posted 2017/05/24 16:08:18

Judge gives RBS a week to end investor suit or face trial

LONDON (Reuters) - A judge has given Royal Bank of Scotland and thousands of investors until June 1 to agree a deal that would avert a trial over the bank's 12 billion pound cash call in 2008.


Posted 2017/05/24 16:01:58

Pope asks Trump to be peacemaker, gives him environmental letter

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be a peacemaker at their first meeting on Wednesday after they exchanged sharp words last year, and Trump promised he would not forget the pontiff's message.


Posted 2017/05/24 14:53:02

Celebrations as Taiwan court backs gay marriage

Taiwan could become the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage after its constitutional court ruled the law must be changed to protect human dignity.

Posted 2017/05/24 13:31:00

UK inflation expectations edge up, little pressure on BoE - Citi/YouGov

LONDON (Reuters) - The British public's expectations for inflation over the next 12 months rose slightly this month but remained within the tight range of the past six months, a survey for Citi by polling company YouGov showed on Wednesday.


Posted 2017/05/24 10:59:54

Iran blames Trump as Bahrain protesters killed

Five protesters were killed and 286 arrested after police in Bahrain raided the hometown of a Shia Muslim spiritual leader who faces deportation.

Posted 2017/05/24 08:31:00

Four climbers found dead in tent on Everest

Four bodies have been found inside a tent at the highest camp on Mount Everest.

Posted 2017/05/24 03:58:00

CIA ex-chief cites signs of possible Trump campaign ties to Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former CIA Director John Brennan said on Tuesday that he does not know whether President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign colluded with Russia but that he saw "information and intelligence that was worthy of investigation."


Posted 2017/05/23 17:33:25

Trump promotes his goal of Middle East peace, offers no details

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - President Donald Trump used his centrepiece Holy Land speech on Tuesday to reaffirm his commitment to peace between Israelis and Palestinians, but he offered no new details on how to achieve a goal that has eluded U.S. leaders for decades.


Posted 2017/05/23 17:17:29

French unions urge Macron not to rush through labour reform

PARIS (Reuters) - French unions urged President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday not to try to hustle through his labour reform plans this summer, in contrast with calls from the main employers' group for swift measures to reinforce rising business optimism.


Posted 2017/05/23 16:56:33

FTSE slips but mid-caps surge hit record high as earnings impress

LONDON (Reuters) - British shares fell slightly on Tuesday as losses among miners more than offset stronger banks, while solid earnings results among mid-cap companies drove the FTSE 250 to a fresh all-time high.


Posted 2017/05/23 16:21:52

Manchester suicide attack lays bare limits of security measures

TOKYO/PARIS (Reuters) - Countries across the world will tighten security ahead of major cultural and sports events after a suicide bombing in Britain that killed at least 22 people, but experts say reinforced measures will do little to prevent determined individuals.


Posted 2017/05/23 13:39:49

WannaCry attack: Suspicion of N Korea deepens

More evidence has been found linking North Korea to the global cyberattack that caused an IT meltdown in the NHS earlier this month.

Posted 2017/05/23 12:06:00

UK budget deficit widens more than expected as VAT revenues stall

LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) - Britain's budget deficit widened by more than expected at the start of the new financial year as value-added tax revenues flat-lined, reflecting the strain on consumers from rising inflation after the Brexit vote.


Posted 2017/05/23 08:47:40