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Britain might deploy fiscal stimulus in autumn: Hammond

24 July 2016 | 0 comments

Britain could unleash a government stimulus package this autumn to counter the negative effects of its vote to leave the European Union, its finance minister said Sunday."We have the option of a fiscal...

15 injured in Welsh bus accident in France

23 July 2016 | 0 comments

Fifteen people were injured, two of them seriously, when a bus carrying teenagers from Wales rolled over on a motorway in eastern France on Saturday, the local gendarmerie said.The bus skidded for around...

15 injured in Welsh bus accident in France

23 July 2016 | 0 comments

Fifteen people were injured, two of them seriously, when a bus carrying teenagers from Wales tipped over on a motorway in eastern France on Saturday, the local gendarmerie said.One of the youngsters is...

13 injured in Welsh bus accident in France

23 July 2016 | 0 comments

Thirteen people were injured, three of them seriously, when a bus carrying teenagers from Wales tipped over on a motorway in eastern France on Saturday, the local gendarmerie said.The bus, heading for...

Preparing for Brexit: UK faces monumental task

23 July 2016 | 0 comments

While British politicians have spent the month since the EU referendum in a whirl of resignations, recriminations and political backstabbings, civil servants have been quietly beginning the mammoth task...

Irish leaders urge open border despite Brexit

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

Leaders from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland said Friday that Brexit must not mean a "hard border" being put up between the two.At an emergency meeting of the British Irish Council in Cardiff,...

Boris Johnson tells UN Brexit is not isolationism

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson came to the United Nations on Friday to deliver the message that Britain's vote to leave the European Union did not signal a turn toward isolationism.Johnson, who...

British Jews seek Portuguese citizenship after Brexit vote

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

Hundreds of British Jews whose ancestors were forced to flee Portugal five centuries ago have applied for citizenship in the southern European country since Britain voted to leave the EU, a Jewish community...

UN backs plan to rid Libya of chemical weapons

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

The UN Security Council on Friday endorsed plans to rid Libya of its chemical weapons and prevent them from falling into the hands of extremists like the Islamic State group.Libya this week asked the...

Farmers warn Brexit labour shortage could hit crops

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

British farming leaders warned Friday that post-Brexit curbs on EU immigration could be "devastating" for their sector and suggested a visa system to allow in seasonal workers to pick British crops."The...

Oil prices plumb lows on growth concerns

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

World oil prices hit the lowest levels for almost 2.5 months this week as a poor global growth outlook added to concerns over a long-running supply glut.US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) struck...

George Harrison estate latest to blast Trump song use

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

George Harrison's estate has denounced Donald Trump for playing The Beatles' "Here Comes the Sun" at the Republican convention, joining a slew of artists angry at the candidate.The classic ode to optimism...

UK economy suffers 'dramatic deterioration' from Brexit vote

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

Britain's economy was battered by the Brexit vote last month and faced a "dramatic deterioration" in activity as orders dried up and business investments were canned, key data showed Friday.The grim news...

Bowie box set to feature unreleased album

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

David Bowie's latest box set will feature in original form his unreleased album "The Gouster," recorded as the late rock icon started to experiment with soul.The English artist, then known primarily for...

Oil prices edge higher

22 July 2016 | 0 comments

Oil prices edged higher Friday, rebounding from two-month lows caused by a lingering global supply glut.Benchmark Brent crude hit a 2.5-month low point of $45.83 a barrel Friday, before recovering.Around...

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