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

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

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

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

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

Saudi king says Iran at forefront of global terrorism

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's ruling powers represent the "tip of the spear" of global terrorism, Saudi King Salman said in a speech on Sunday during a visit of U.S. President Donald Trump to the kingdom.


Posted 2017/05/21 14:49:01

North Korea tests another missile; Seoul says dashes hopes for peace

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Sunday, its second missile test in a week, which South Korea said dashed the hopes of the South's new liberal government for peace between the neighbours.


Posted 2017/05/21 14:13:17

Pope names five new cardinals, all from outside Italy and the Vatican

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis is to elevate five Roman Catholic prelates from outside Italy and the Vatican to the rank of cardinal, the elite group of churchmen who are his closest advisers and can enter a conclave to choose his successor.


Posted 2017/05/21 12:51:22

Poll lead falls, but May to stick with elderly-care cuts

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party said on Sunday it would not ditch proposals to reduce support for elderly voters, as opinion polls showing their lead ahead of the June 8 national election falling.


Posted 2017/05/21 11:16:02

U.S. and Pacific Rim countries at odds in heated trade meeting

HANOI (Reuters) - Japan and other members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreed on Sunday to pursue their trade deal without the United States, as the Trump administration's “America First” policy created tension at a meeting of Asia-Pacific countries.


Posted 2017/05/21 10:10:23

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