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Markets ride positive wave on hopes of trade resolution

19 September 2018 | 0 comments

Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday as new tit-for-tat tariffs by China and the United States were seen as lighter than feared, while there were hopes the two sides will avert a damaging trade war.US...

5.2 million children at famine risk in Yemen: charity

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

More than five million children are at risk of famine in Yemen as the ongoing war causes food and fuel prices to soar across the country, charity Save the Children warned Wednesday.Disruption to supplies...

Victoria Beckham and sushi hats: London Fashion Week wraps up

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Long-awaited debuts, sushi-themed hats and mums as models were the standout themes of London Fashion Week, which ended on Tuesday.The British capital's five-day showcase, dedicated to the spring-summer...

LibDem leader likens Brexit to 'exotic spresm' in stage gaffe

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable bungled the climax of his party conference speech on Tuesday by suggesting hardcore Brexiteers were getting an "exotic spresm" out of leaving the EU.What...

Dutch budget for Brexit, scrap tax for multinationals

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

The Dutch government said Tuesday it is setting aside tens of millions of euros to deal with the fallout when Britain leaves the EU next year and courted controversy by announcing it will scrap dividend...

BMW to pause UK output of Minis after Brexit

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

BMW will stop production at its Mini factory in Oxford for several weeks to avoid supply disruption in case of a no-deal Brexit, the German auto giant said Tuesday.The carmaker will bring forward its...

Japan FM urges clarity over Brexit

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Japan's foreign minister on Tuesday urged his visiting British counterpart to ensure clarity over Brexit amid signs Japanese businesses are growing increasingly nervous about Britain's future outside...

US finance giant buys UK insurance broker for £5bn

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

US-based financial services giant Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. has agreed to buy British insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson for £4.9 billion ($6.4 billion, 5.5 billion euros) including debt, the...

UK police warn no-deal Brexit will make their job harder

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

British police chiefs said Tuesday they are preparing for a no-deal Brexit but warned that losing access to dozens of EU-wide tools will make it "harder" to protect UK and European citizens.National Police...

No link to Skripal case in new Salisbury scare: police

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

A couple who fell ill in the British city of Salisbury at the weekend had not been in contact with the nerve agent used to poison a Russian ex-spy and his daughter, police said Tuesday, confirming there...

Post-Brexit Britain shouldn't favour EU workers: report

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Britain should not offer preferential access to European Union workers over those from outside the bloc after Brexit, a government-commissioned report said Tuesday.The independent Migration Advisory Committee...

Tusk suggests EU Brexit summit to avert 'catastrophe'

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

European leaders may need to hold an extra summit in November to clinch a Brexit deal and avert "a catastrophe" when Britain leaves in March, EU President Donald Tusk warned Tuesday. When European Union...

Street artists erect road signs to shame London drug dealers

18 September 2018 | 0 comments

Fake street signs have popped up in a drug-blighted London neighbourhood as part of a campaign by fed-up residents and business owners to shame dealers and spur police into action.Guerrilla street artists...

British caver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo' comments

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

A British caver who helped in the dramatic rescue of 12 boys trapped in Thailand earlier this year sued Tesla founder Elon Musk on Monday for calling him a "pedo guy" and a "child rapist."The defamation...

Britain's Meghan launches Grenfell cookbook

17 September 2018 | 0 comments

In her first solo charity project, Meghan, the newly-wed wife of Britain's Prince Harry, launches a cookbook this week in support of families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire disaster in London.The...



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