Billionaire goes missing on ski trip in Alps

Authorities are searching for a German billionaire who was reported missing after failing to return from a ski excursion.

Posted 2018/04/11 09:37:00

Airlines warned over danger of Syria airstrikes

Airlines have been warned of the danger from possible airstrikes and missile attacks on Syria as Western allies prepare a military response to a suspected chemical weapons attack.

Posted 2018/04/11 09:34:00

Myanmar judge rejects request for dismissal of case against two jailed Reuters reporters

YANGON (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday rejected a request for dismissal of a case against two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar after being accused of possessing secret government papers.


Posted 2018/04/11 09:04:07

Damian Lewis to play ex-Toronto mayor Rob Ford

British actor Damian Lewis is to play the controversial former mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford.

Posted 2018/04/11 09:00:00

Military plane crash death toll rises to 257

A total of 257 people have been killed after an Algerian military plane crashed near the country's capital.

Posted 2018/04/11 08:33:00

Tesco shines in home market, beats annual profit forecast

LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco beat expectations with a 28 percent rise in full-year profit on Wednesday, helped by a strong end to the year in its home market, underlining the recovery of Britain's biggest retailer under Chief Executive Dave Lewis.


Posted 2018/04/11 07:20:35

Bootleg liquor kills more than 100 in Indonesia

More than 100 people have died from alcohol poisoning in Indonesia after drinking toxic bootleg liquor.

Posted 2018/04/11 06:25:00

Athletes vanish at Commonwealth Games

Five members of the Cameroon team competing in the Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast have gone missing.

Posted 2018/04/11 03:32:00

Third UK warship to enforce N Korea trade ban

The UK is to deploy a third warship to help enforce sanctions against North Korea.

Posted 2018/04/11 01:07:00

Brain injury link with dementia confirmed

A link between brain injuries and dementia has been confirmed in a study involving almost three million people.

Posted 2018/04/10 23:05:00

Video shows Israeli soldiers cheering shot Palestinian

A video showing Israeli snipers celebrating after shooting a Palestinian man at the Gaza border has emerged, provoking outrage.

Posted 2018/04/10 15:37:00

UK starting salaries for permanent jobs rise at slowest pace in nine months - REC

LONDON, (Reuters) - British companies raised salaries for new permanent staff in March at the slowest rate in nine months, according to a survey that may surprise Bank of England officials expecting a further improvement in pay growth.


Posted 2018/04/10 03:47:42

Stocks rally as Xi calms jitters over U.S.-China trade row

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S stock futures rallied, Asian equities bounced and the safe haven yen fell on Tuesday as Chinese President Xi Jinping promised to lower import tariffs on products including cars, helping soothe investor jitters over an escalating U.S.-China trade row.


Posted 2018/04/10 03:44:56

Mexico data protection body to investigate possible links to Cambridge Analytica

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's data protection body said on Monday it had opened an investigation into whether companies possibly linked to political consultancy Cambridge Analytica broke the country's data protection laws.


Posted 2018/04/10 03:34:45

Trump vows quick action in response to suspected chemical attack in Syria

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday promised quick, forceful action in response to a deadly suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, appearing to suggest a potential military response.


Posted 2018/04/10 03:19:53

UK consumer spending wilts in March under heavy snow - surveys

LONDON, April 10 (Reuters) - British consumer spending wilted under heavy snow in March, according to surveys on Tuesday that added to signs the economy probably slowed at the start of 2018.


Posted 2018/04/09 23:16:32

Global stocks and oil up, but U.S. dollar slips amid ongoing geopolitical risk

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks across the globe rose on Monday, helping lift oil prices, but shares on Wall Street ended far from their highs after the FBI raided the offices of President Donald Trump's long time lawyer.


Posted 2018/04/09 23:00:44

China blames U.S. for trade frictions, but Trump voices optimism

BOAO, China/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China stepped up its attacks on the Trump administration on Monday over billions of dollars worth of threatened tariffs, but U.S. President Donald Trump again voiced optimism the two sides would hammer out a trade deal.


Posted 2018/04/09 22:57:18

Zuckerberg ditches T-shirt, apologises for Facebook mistakes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg swapped his trademark T-shirt and jeans for a dark suit and a purple tie on Monday as he met U.S. lawmakers to apologise for the social network's misuse of its members' data and to head off possible regulation.


Posted 2018/04/09 22:34:17

War crimes prosecutor seeks jurisdiction over Rohingya deportations

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has asked it to rule on whether it has jurisdiction over the deportations of Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh, a possible crime against humanity, according to a filing published on Monday.


Posted 2018/04/09 22:31:22