Category Archives: Politics

Trump's Scottish love affair sours as court to rule on wind farm

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's top court will decide on Wednesday whether to back U.S. Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump's bid to stop wind farms being built…

Imagination Tech warns on profit as smartphone market softens

By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) – Imagination Tech, the British company whose graphics power Apple's iPhone, warned on profit on Tuesday, saying red-hot demand for smartphones had cooled. Shares in…

Merkel calls under-funding of refugee agency 'unforgiveable'

KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned rich countries on Monday for failing to properly fund the United Nations refugee agency & World Food Programme, calling the lack…

Oil rout rattles nervous investors as Fed hike looms

By Jamie McGeever LONDON (Reuters) – Volatility swept through world markets on Monday as a renewed slide in oil & weakness in credit markets hit stocks, weighed on bond yields…

Europa League last 32 draw

NYON, Switzerland (Reuters) – Monday's draw for the last 32 of the Europa League: Valencia v Rapid Vienna Fiorentina v Tottenham Hotspur

Shell sees more job cuts as BG deal gets China green light

By Ron Bousso LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell expects to slash thousands more jobs to save costs if its takeover of BG Group goes through as planned early next…

Britain would consider nationalising Rolls-Royce's submarine business – FT

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain would consider nationalising Rolls-Royce's business which makes the power systems used in the country's nuclear submarines, if the company's difficulties worsen, the Financial Times reported. The…

Merkel tells her party Germany will reduce migrant influx

KARLSRUHE, Germany (AP) — Germany will reduce the influx of migrants coming in, Chancellor Angela Merkel promised her conservative party on Monday, insisting that she's still confident her approach will…

Before Paris climate deal, a landgrab on the web

PARIS (Reuters) – Months before the world's nations began forging a climate accord in Paris, a California environmentalist named John Niles was digging into his pockets to buy a slew…

Factbox – World reacts to new climate accord

(Reuters) – From business leaders to politicians, world figures reacted on Saturday to news that climate negotiators in Paris had approved a breakthrough accord that will for the first time…