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Bank of England admits to researching 'Brexit' risks

Bank of England admits to researching 'Brexit' risks

23 May 2015 | 0 comments

The Bank of England revealed Friday that it is researching the economic risks of Britain leaving the European Union, just as Prime Minister David Cameron began negotiations with EU leaders ahead of a...

London bombmaker jailed for life for US soldier murder in Iraq

London bombmaker jailed for life for US soldier murder in Iraq

23 May 2015 | 0 comments

A London taxi driver who made bombs targeting coalition troops in Iraq, one of which killed a US soldier, was on Friday jailed for life with a minimum of 38 years after being convicted of murder.Anis...

Sotheby's to make first sale from Nazi-era art trove

Sotheby's to make first sale from Nazi-era art trove

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

A painting by Max Liebermann from a Nazi-era art trove found in Germany last year will go on sale in London next month, the first from the collection to be sold off, Sotheby's said on Friday.One of the...

Commodities mixed on rebounding dollar, supply jitters

Commodities mixed on rebounding dollar, supply jitters

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

Commodity markets diverged this week as traders balanced the strong dollar against supply concerns, while star performer cocoa hit seven-month peaks on output fears in key producer Ghana."Commodities...

Greenaway to shoot Russia film backed by sanction-hit Putin ally

Greenaway to shoot Russia film backed by sanction-hit Putin ally

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

British director Peter Greenaway is to direct a film about Russia backed by a billionaire businessman and ally of President Vladimir Putin who has come under US sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.The movie...

Sotheby's to make first sale from Nazi-era art trove

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

A painting by Max Liebermann from a Nazi-era art trove found in Germany last year will go on sale in London next month, the first from the collection to be sold off, Sotheby's said on Friday.One of the...

CORRECTED: Canine from 'Arabian Nights' fetches Palm Dog award at Cannes

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

The coveted Palm Dog award for best canine was fetched at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday by Lucky, who appears in an epic Portuguese film, "Arabian Nights". The Maltipoo breed -- half Maltese and...

Canine from 'Arabian Night' fetches Palm Dog award at Cannes

Canine from 'Arabian Night' fetches Palm Dog award at Cannes

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

The coveted Palm Dog award for best canine was fetched by Lucky, who appears in epic Spanish film "Arabian Nights", at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday. The Maltipoo breed -- half Maltese and half miniature...

Oil falls back on profit-taking

Oil falls back on profit-taking

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

Global oil prices fell on Friday, unwinding recent sharp gains that were fuelled by hopes that a global supply glut could end soon, dealers said.US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for delivery...

Top British scientists warn against EU exit

Top British scientists warn against EU exit

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

A group of leading British scientists including Nobel-winning geneticist Paul Nurse warned leaving the European Union could threaten research funding, in a letter published in The Times newspaper on Friday."It...

HSBC considers selling Brazilian operations

HSBC considers selling Brazilian operations

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

HSBC on Friday said it was exploring the option of selling its Brazilian operation as part of the bank's ongoing bid to slash costs."HSBC confirms that it is exploring various strategic options for its...

UK's Cameron to visit Paris, Berlin for talks next week

UK's Cameron to visit Paris, Berlin for talks next week

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

Prime Minister David Cameron will travel to Paris and Berlin next week for talks as Britain seeks to renegotiate its relationship with the EU, British officials said Friday.The meetings at the end of...

UK PM predicts 'ups and downs' in EU renegotiation bid

UK PM predicts 'ups and downs' in EU renegotiation bid

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

Prime Minister David Cameron predicted there would be "ups and downs" in Britain's bid to renegotiate its relationship with the European Union as he arrived at a summit in Riga Friday."There will be lots...

Cameron makes British reform case to EU peers

Cameron makes British reform case to EU peers

22 May 2015 | 0 comments

British Prime Minister David Cameron takes his case for far-reaching reform to his EU peers Friday as they meet six former Soviet states, some of whom would gladly swap places with London in the bloc.The...

British PM to start talks on EU renegotiation

British PM to start talks on EU renegotiation

21 May 2015 | 0 comments

Prime Minister David Cameron meets European leaders in Latvia Friday to start talks that he admits will not be easy on renegotiating Britain's ties with the EU ahead of a referendum by 2017 on leaving...

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