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Deutsche Boerse shareholders back London Stock Exchange merger

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

The Frankfurt stock exchange Deutsche Boerse on Tuesday said its shareholders had backed a planned merger with the London Stock Exchange (LSE) to create a new global player.Earlier this month Deutsche...

EU states confirm Estonia to take over presidency from UK

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

Estonia will take over the rotating EU presidency from Britain in late 2017 after London pulled out to focus on negotiations to leave the bloc, the 28 members of the union said on Tuesday.In the first...

Libya to sue ex-Kadhafi loyalists over "misappropriated" millions

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

Libya is planning to sue seven former aides of Moamer Kadhafi in an effort to recover millions of pounds they allegedly stole and took with them to Britain after the dictator was ousted in 2011.Mohamed...

Deutsche Boerse shareholders back London Stock Exchange merger

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

The Frankfurt stock exchange Deutsche Boerse on Tuesday said its shareholders had backed a planned merger with the London Stock Exchange (LSE) to create a new global player.Earlier this month Deutsche...

Deutsche Boerse shareholders back London Stock Exchange merger

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

The Frankfurt stock exchange Deutsche Boerse on Tuesday said its shareholders had backed a planned merger with the London Stock Exchange (LSE).Earlier this month Deutsche Boerse lowered the threshold...

Post-Brexit immigration hot topic as May heads for Poland

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

The post-Brexit future of thousands of Poles in Britain will likely be at the top of the agenda Thursday when new British Prime Minister Theresa May heads to Warsaw for talks. At some 790,000, Poles...

Mytaxi, Hailo to merge in Europe-wide taxi hailing app

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

Germany-based mytaxi and Britain's Hailo said on Tuesday that they would merge their two taxi-hailing apps to become Europe's biggest app-based taxi service.In a statement, mytaxi -- owned by Mercedes-Benz...

'Drunk' Canadian pilots released on bail in Scotland

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

Two Canadian pilots charged with being drunk and disorderly as they prepared to fly a passenger jet from Glasgow to Toronto were on Tuesday released on bail by a Scottish court.Jean-Francois Perreault,...

Palestinians seek to sue Britain over 1917 vow to Jews

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

Palestinian leaders are seeking Arab League support for a complaint they intend to file against Britain for its 1917 Balfour Declaration backing a Jewish homeland in Palestine."Almost a century has passed...

French state to pump 3 bn euros into EDF

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

France will pump 3 billion euros into state-controlled electricity company EDF, shareholders decided Tuesday, two days before it is expected to give the final green light to the controversial construction...

Oil hits three-month low on supply glut

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

New York oil prices slid Tuesday to a new three-month low, as the market was dogged by resurgent fears over stubborn oversupply. At about 0800 GMT, prices for benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude...

Star Wars set door 'could have killed' Ford, court hears

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

Hollywood star Harrison Ford could have been killed by a hydraulic door on a "Star Wars" movie set, a court heard Tuesday, as the Disney-owned production company admitted to safety breaches.Ford, then...

Pakistan police investigate 'honour' killing of British woman

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

Pakistani police are investigating after a British man claimed his wife had been murdered in a so-called "honour" killing, ten days after the death of a social media star cast a spotlight on the practice.Mukhtar...

Michelin jacks up tyre prices to avoid Brexit bargains

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

French tyre manufacture Michelin said Tuesday it had raised prices in Britain to tread on the creation of a black market in tyres in response to a falling pound following the Brexit vote.The company's...

Iran up, US down: height study charts global health

26 July 2016 | 0 comments

South Korean women and Iranian men are significantly taller than they were 100 years ago but Americans have barely grown, according to a new study Tuesday that reflects nutritional and environmental factors.Researchers...

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