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Avoid 'bad history' in Greece, top economists warn

Avoid 'bad history' in Greece, top economists warn

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

World-renowned economists warned EU leaders against "creating bad history" in their bailout standoff with Greece, in a letter published Tuesday in Britain's Financial Times newspaper.US Nobel Prize winner...

Channel Tunnel blocked again by striking French sailors

Channel Tunnel blocked again by striking French sailors

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

Protesting French sailors halted Eurostar trains by again blocking the entry to the Channel Tunnel in Calais on Tuesday, AFP reporters said, with migrants using the opportunity to try to break into stationary...

Oil prices rebound

Oil prices rebound

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

Oil prices rebounded on Tuesday after starting the week with sizeable losses caused by Greece's debt saga. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for delivery in August rose 29 cents to $58.62 a barrel...

Briton launches crowdfunding bid to bail out Greece

Briton launches crowdfunding bid to bail out Greece

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

A British shoe-shop employee has raised over 65,000 euros ($72,000) so far through an online crowdfunding project to help Greece meet its International Monetary Fund debt repayment due on Tuesday.A day...

British police launch major counter-terror drill

British police launch major counter-terror drill

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

British police on Tuesday launched a major counter-terror exercise in London partly influenced by the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris in January, just days after an Islamist gun massacre in Tunisia.The...

UK man launches crowdfunding bid to bail out Greece

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

A British shoe-shop employee has raised over 30,000 euros ($33,575) so far through an online crowdfunding project to help Greece meet its IMF debt repayment due on Tuesday.A day after its launch, nearly...

UK economic growth revised higher: official data

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

Britain's economy grew more than expected in the first quarter but output was still lower compared with the end of last year, official data showed on Tuesday.Gross domestic product expanded by 0.4 percent...

Fiji extends deadline for decision on new flag

Fiji extends deadline for decision on new flag

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

Fiji on Tuesday said it was delaying plans to create a new national flag amid intense public interest in designing one that does not feature Britain's Union Jack.The Pacific nation originally planned...

Greece could seek legal action against euro exit: report

Greece could seek legal action against euro exit: report

30 June 2015 | 0 comments

Greece could seek legal action to stop the country being forced out of the eurozone if it fails to seal a debt deal, The Daily Telegraph reported on Monday."The Greek government will make use of all our...

British toll in Tunisia attack to rise to 'around 30'

British toll in Tunisia attack to rise to 'around 30'

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

The number of Britons killed in a gun massacre in Tunisia is expected to rise to "around 30", officials said on Monday, as a British military plane evacuated some of the injured.Prime Minister David Cameron...

Sam Smith singing again after surgery

Sam Smith singing again after surgery

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

Young soul sensation Sam Smith is singing again six weeks after he underwent vocal surgery that left him silent.The 23-year-old British singer posted Monday on Instagram a short video of him singing Elvis...

Supertramp co-founder relishes role in 'service industry'

Supertramp co-founder relishes role in 'service industry'

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

Roger Hodgson no longer packs stadiums and doesn't even use the name of his old band, Supertramp, but that doesn't bother him. Music, he says, should be seen as a service industry.Supertramp, the English...

Ferry workers block French port of Calais, again

Ferry workers block French port of Calais, again

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

MyFerryLink workers on Monday blocked the northern French port of Calais for the second time in a week, angered at plans to sell off ferries to a rival firm, a union leader said. "Right now the action...

Britain, US say no UN exit from Darfur

Britain, US say no UN exit from Darfur

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

Britain and the United States said Monday it was too soon for UN peacekeepers to leave Sudan's troubled Darfur region as the Security Council extended the mission for another year.The United Nations is...

US Supreme Court rejects BP appeal in Gulf oil spill

US Supreme Court rejects BP appeal in Gulf oil spill

29 June 2015 | 0 comments

The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected a request from British energy giant BP and its US partner Anadarko to appeal massive compensation payouts stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.BP had...

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