LONDON (Reuters) - Some of the biggest foreign investment and commercial banks operating in Britain paid an average tax rate of just 6 percent on the billions of dollars of profits they made in the country last year, a Reuters analysis of regulatory filings shows.Source
Posted 2016/12/17 11:05:07
A magnitude 7.9 earthquake has struck off the east coast of Papua New Guinea.
Posted 2016/12/17 11:04:00
Three more people have been charged with helping to arm the Islamist radical who killed 86 people with a truck in Nice.
Posted 2016/12/17 10:31:00
At least 13 soldiers have been killed and 55 wounded in a car bomb attack on a bus carrying off-duty troops in Turkey.
Posted 2016/12/17 06:46:00
At least 13 soldiers have been killed and 56 wounded in a car bomb attack on a bus carrying off-duty troops in Turkey.
Posted 2016/12/17 06:46:00
Uber is on a collision course with regulators in California after vowing that its self-driving cars will continue transporting passengers around San Francisco.
Posted 2016/12/17 03:49:00
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Prison officers regained control of inmates at a prison in Birmingham, England on Friday more than 12 hours after rioting broke out among some 300 prisoners.Source
Posted 2016/12/16 23:50:59
(Reuters) - British Airways said on Friday it was "appalled" by trade union Unite's decision to call a strike involving one of its five cabin crew fleets on Christmas Day and Boxing Day (Dec. 26).Source
Posted 2016/12/16 22:52:46
… : Google and Facebook are big, and thus bad, and need antitrust treatment.
Look at the numbers. Alphabet (the parent company of Google … ! The real scam in fake antitrust complaints is trying to define … either of the other ones. Antitrust should be about protecting consumers …
Posted 2016/12/16 21:55:11
ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The evacuation of the last opposition-held areas of the Syrian city of Aleppo was suspended on Friday after pro-government militias demanded that wounded people should also be brought out of two Shi'ite villages being besieged by rebel fighters.Source
Posted 2016/12/16 15:02:13
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin wrapped up two days of talks on Thursday, with numerous economic deals but no big breakthrough on a territorial row that has overshadowed ties since World War Two.Source
Posted 2016/12/16 14:40:18
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have stepped up counterattacks on Iraqi forces in Mosul amid bad weather as the U.S.-backed offensive to capture their last major city stronghold in Iraq enters its third month.Source
Posted 2016/12/16 13:31:35
(Reuters) - Drug maker Actavis UK broke competition law by raising prices of hydrocortisone tablets by more than 12,000 percent, Britain's competition watchdog said in a provisional ruling on Friday.Source
Posted 2016/12/16 11:27:30
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders agreed their plan for Brexit negotiations on Thursday, pledging to move swiftly and stick together to ensure Britain does not cherry pick a sweet deal that might inspire others to unstitch the bloc.Source
Posted 2016/12/16 10:22:03
Spain is considering putting an end to its long working day and moving the clocks back an hour to improve productivity.
Posted 2016/12/16 09:38:00
A father in Australia has made a plea for help tracing his twin daughters who were allegedly abducted by their mother.
Posted 2016/12/16 09:11:00
A woman could be facing life in prison after pleading guilty to attempting to smuggle more than 90kg of cocaine worth £17m into Australia on a cruise ship.
Posted 2016/12/16 08:40:00
World boxing champion Terence Crawford has been jailed for 90 days over a disturbance at a car body shop in Nebraska.
Posted 2016/12/16 07:46:00
LONDON (Reuters) - British businesses turned more optimistic in November about the country's economy although they are still not as confident as they were before June's Brexit vote, a survey showed on Friday.Source
Posted 2016/12/16 07:44:43
Nintendo shares have tumbled after investors gave the thumbs down to its new Super Mario app.
Posted 2016/12/16 07:07:00