CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party has vowed that a newly elected legislative super-body will begin passing laws quickly after a vote that was boycotted by the opposition and slammed by foreign governments as an affront to democracy.Source
Posted 2017/07/31 10:18:16
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's financial regulator said fundamental reform of unarranged overdrafts was needed as it had significant doubts about whether they could continue in their current form and a cap on fees may not be the answer.Source
Posted 2017/07/31 10:14:17
European cities are battling to become the new home to two highly prized EU agencies that are pulling out of London due to Brexit.
Posted 2017/07/31 10:05:00
KABUL (Reuters) - Militant group Islamic State on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul that began with a suicide bomber blowing himself up at the main gate, allowing gunmen to enter the building and battle security forces.Source
Posted 2017/07/31 09:37:18
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain does not intend to lower taxes far below the European average in order to remain competitive after Brexit but rather expects to keep a recognisably European economic and social model, finance minister Philip Hammond said.Source
Posted 2017/07/31 09:31:10
HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters) - A third share buyback in a year by HSBC underlined progress in the turnaround plan for Europe's biggest bank, with profit also growing by 5 percent in the first half of 2017.Source
Posted 2017/07/31 09:30:38
Jeanne Moreau, the actress who became a symbol of France's New Wave cinema, has died aged 89.
Posted 2017/07/31 08:58:00
BERLIN (Reuters) - New sanctions against Russia proposed by U.S. lawmakers and which could harm European firms violate international law and the European Commission should consider counter-measures, the German economy minister was quoted on Monday as saying.Source
Posted 2017/07/31 08:15:07
HBO has urged people to "reserve judgement" after an online protest against a planned slavery drama from Game Of Thrones creators David Benioff and D B Weiss.
Posted 2017/07/31 06:23:00
Vladimir Putin has ordered 755 staff to leave US diplomatic missions in Russia in retaliation for Washington agreeing to impose more sanctions on Moscow.
Posted 2017/07/31 03:00:00
Quite where this increasingly violent political crisis is going to lead is impossible to gauge, but the view from the protest groups is that the fight is entering a new phase.
Posted 2017/07/30 23:18:00
Around 100 people were left stranded in mid-air after a cable car service crossing the River Rhine in Germany broke down.
Posted 2017/07/30 16:56:00
Prince Charles will lead senior royals and politicians as commemorations for the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele enter their second day.
Posted 2017/07/30 10:52:00
Prince Charles is leading senior royals and politicians as commemorations for the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele enter their second day.
Posted 2017/07/30 10:52:00
WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Monday he will veto two of three bills reforming the country's judiciary system, easing worries that the ruling Law and Justice party will undermine the division of powers.Source
Posted 2017/07/24 08:48:35
LONDON (Reuters) - European shares dipped on Monday with the autos sector hitting its lowest level this year after anti-trust regulators opened an investigation into regional carmakers while price war worries hurt airlines.Source
Posted 2017/07/24 08:43:04
KABUL (Reuters) - A Taliban suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul on Monday, killing up to 35 people and wounding more than 40, government officials said, in one of the worst attacks in the Afghan capital in recent weeks.Source
Posted 2017/07/24 08:42:30
KIEV/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) - The career of Sergei Yeliseyev helps to explain why Ukraine's armed forces gave up Crimea almost without a fight - and why NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in its eastern European members.Source
Posted 2017/07/24 08:36:06
LONDON (Reuters) - Reckitt Benckiser Group expects muted sales growth this year, after last month's global cyber attack exacerbated ongoing difficulties at the British consumer goods firm.Source
Posted 2017/07/24 08:33:55
LONDON (Reuters) - The parents of critically-ill British baby Charlie Gard, whose fate has captured global attention, return to London's High Court on Monday where a judge is set to hear final arguments as to why a hospital should not turn off the boy's life support.Source
Posted 2017/07/24 07:16:16