Boyfriend murder plot suspect posts £28m bail

A California woman accused of murdering the father of her two children has been released from jail after raising an unprecedented $35m (£28m) in bail.

Posted 2017/04/06 23:45:00

Britons becoming reluctant to move jobs as Brexit gets underway - REC

LONDON (Reuters) - British workers are becoming more reticent about moving jobs as the process of leaving the European Union gets underway, exacerbating long-standing skill shortages, a survey of recruiters showed on Friday.


Posted 2017/04/06 23:35:48

China fighter plane spotted on South China Sea island - think tank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Chinese fighter plane has been spotted on a Chinese-held island in the South China Sea, the first such sighting in a year and the first since U.S. President Trump took office, a U.S. think tank reported on Thursday.


Posted 2017/04/06 22:41:46

YouTube tweaks ad strategy to curb content stealing

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's YouTube said on Thursday it would place ads on channels only if they reach 10,000 views as it tries to weed out people who make money on the site by stealing content from other sources.


Posted 2017/04/06 22:17:14

Under investigation, chairman of House Russia probe steps aside

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican head of a congressional inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election said he would temporarily step aside from the probe on Thursday because he is under investigation for disclosing classified information.


Posted 2017/04/06 22:11:48

Crackdown hits Dutch dual citizens in Turkey

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dozens of Dutch citizens of Turkish descent, many linked to the opposition Gulen movement, are being prevented from leaving Turkey, a Dutch foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday, confirming an earlier television report.


Posted 2017/04/06 16:01:13

IS steps up attacks on civilians in Mosul

Islamic State is increasing its attacks on the civilian population of western Mosul as its hold on the northern Iraqi city weakens, Sky News has been told.

Posted 2017/04/06 14:35:00

Europe agency cites safety risk after aircraft laptop bans

BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's aviation regulator voiced concern on Wednesday over the possible risk of fire breaking out in the cargo holds of passenger planes and urged new precautions after the United States and Britain banned computers from passenger cabins.


Posted 2017/04/05 17:58:41

Trump drops Steve Bannon from National Security Council

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump removed his chief strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council on Wednesday, reversing his controversial decision early this year to give a political adviser an unprecedented role in security discussions.


Posted 2017/04/05 17:48:07

Senator talks all night as U.S. Democrats fight Trump court nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic senator delivered a 15-1/2-hour, all-night speech denouncing President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee on Wednesday, joining an effort to block Senate confirmation of Neil Gorsuch in a heated political showdown with Republicans.


Posted 2017/04/05 17:29:07

FTSE edges up as commodity stocks, DCC

LONDON (Reuters) - British shares edged higher on Wednesday, extending gains from the previous session as heavyweight mining and oil stocks rallied, while support services firm DCC also gained after agreeing to buy a business in Hong Kong and Macau.


Posted 2017/04/05 16:56:46

EU lawmakers adopt Brexit resolution, reject pro-Gibraltar hint

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - European Union lawmakers adopted a resolution on Wednesday setting their red lines for the two-year divorce talks with Britain and rejected attempts by British MEPs to recognise Gibraltar's pro-EU stance in the Brexit referendum.


Posted 2017/04/05 16:20:19

Trump aide Bannon removed from security council

Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon has been removed from the National Security Council.

Posted 2017/04/05 15:48:00

Around 270,000 Syrians have right to bring families to Germany - report

BERLIN (Reuters) - Around 270,000 Syrians in Germany have the right to bring in their family members, a newspaper said on Wednesday - a statistic that could fuel the debate about migration less than six months before a national election.


Posted 2017/04/05 14:19:45

Trump wins Scottish golf course privacy rights case

LONDON (Reuters) - A grandmother who had sued a luxury Scottish golf resort founded by U.S. President Donald Trump for breaching her privacy by photographing her urinating on the course, lost her case on Wednesday.


Posted 2017/04/05 13:52:45

Facebook cracking down on revenge porn

Facebook has introduced new measures to tackle the spread of revenge porn.

Posted 2017/04/05 11:10:00

May suggests free movement could continue during Brexit implementation - BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May has not ruled out allowing the free movement of people between Britain and the European Union during "an implementation phase" after Britain leaves the bloc, the BBC reported on Wednesday.


Posted 2017/04/05 07:19:18

UK car sales rise 8 percent in March - preliminary data

LONDON (Reuters) - British new car sales rose by 8 percent in March, usually the top-selling month of the year, compared with the same month last year, according to preliminary data released by an industry body on Wednesday.


Posted 2017/04/05 04:33:40

Asian stocks rise as China gains; oil up on North Sea outage

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose on Wednesday, helped by a bounce in Chinese shares, though the underlying sentiment was still cautious with investors wary of taking big positions before Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping start their summit on Thursday.


Posted 2017/04/05 03:11:54

North Korea test-fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast on Wednesday, South Korea's military said, ahead of a summit between U.S. and Chinese leaders who are set to discuss Pyongyang's arms programme.


Posted 2017/04/05 02:32:31