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Bank of England warns lenders over UK consumer debt

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

Britain's banks need to set aside another £10 billion ($13.5 billion, 11.3 billion euros) to cushion against potential consumer credit losses, the Bank of England warned Monday.The central bank's Financial...

'Ball in EU's court' as Boris Johnson gets ping-pong present

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday received a toy table-tennis set from his Czech counterpart, a gift intended as a reflection of his country's back-and-forth talks with the EU.Foreign...

Unilever making up to S.Korean skincare company

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

Anglo-Dutch food and consumer products giant Unilever said Monday it was buying a leading South Korean cosmetics and skincare company for 2.27 billion euros ($2.69 billion), seeking to boost its Asian...

Personality study finds fish have hidden depths

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

Fish have complex individual personalities, a British university study found in research published Monday.Scientists from Exeter University in southwest England studied how individual Trinidadian guppy...

China-backed fund to buy British chipmaker after US snub

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

Canyon Bridge, an investment fund backed by a Chinese state-owned group, is to acquire the British electronics company Imagination Technologies, shortly after being barred by Washington from buying US...

Uber says sorry over London 'mistakes', but vows to appeal

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

The head of Uber apologised Monday for "mistakes" made by the US ride-sharing app after London authorities refused to renew its licence, but still vowed to appeal the decision."While Uber had revolutionised...

BBC editor gets bodyguard for Labour conference: report

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

The BBC's political editor is attending the main opposition Labour Party's annual conference with a bodyguard after being accused of bias for the governing Conservatives, The Times newspaper reported...

British lesbian wins Hong Kong visa rights in legal bid

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

A British lesbian on Monday won the right to live and work in Hong Kong with her partner in a landmark legal decision that could reduce more hurdles for same-sex couples in the city.QT, as she is referred...

Labour won't rule out customs union with EU

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

Britain's main opposition Labour party on Monday called for strong trade ties with the EU even after leaving the bloc in 2019 and said it would not rule out remaining in a customs union."Subject of course...

No Brexit transition talks until progress on divorce: Barnier

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

The EU will not discuss British Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a post-Brexit transition deal until there is progress on key divorce issues including money and citizens' rights, negotiator Michel...

Man arrested over London train bomb attack

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

Police on Monday arrested a 20-year-old man in Wales in connection with the London Underground train bombing this month, bringing the number of people in custody to four.The man was arrested before dawn...

Fresh Brexit talks seek clarity after May speech

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

The European Union sought clarity from Britain on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit proposals as a fourth round of talks began on Monday.During an expected four days of talks, chief EU negotiator Michel...

Germany's stock market dips after vote surprise

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

Germany's stock market fell slightly at the start of trading on Monday, with Frankfurt's DAX 30 dipping 0.2 percent to 12,573.35 points, after a hard-right opposition party won parliamentary seats in...

Germany's stock market climbs after vote surprise, euro drops

25 September 2017 | 0 comments

Germany's stock market rose Monday, as traders brushed off inroads made by the country's hard-right opposition party in national elections."While Germany looks set for lengthy coalition negotiations......

British actor Fiennes given Serbian passport

24 September 2017 | 0 comments

Award-winning British actor and director Ralph Fiennes, who portrayed Lord Voldemort in the "Harry Potter" series, was given a Serbian passport on Sunday for "promoting" the Balkan country.The decision...



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