Tag Archives: London

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Russia accuses US of hijacking preparations for Syria talks

VIENNA (AP) — Russia accused the United States on Thursday of hijacking preparatory talks for a weekend meeting of nearly 20 nations focused on ending the Syrian war. The charge…

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Slump in China credit in Oct highlight growth challenges

By Winni Zhou & Kevin Yao BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Credit activity in China's financial system dropped to its lowest level in 15 months in October, highlighting the challenges the…

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Carney: Still Some 'Bad Apples' In Banking

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has told Sky News there are still some "bad apples" in the banking industry, yet things are changing. Mark Carney said changes are afoot…

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Brown And Major Attack Chancellor Over Poverty

Two former prime ministers have launched powerful attacks on poverty & inequality as George Osborne faces demands from MPs for a full rethink on his tax credit cuts. In a…

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DJ Neil Fox 'made colleague want to puke with sleazy behaviour'

A former colleague of radio DJ Neil Fox has described how his "sleazy" behaviour made her want to "puke in his face". The woman, who cannot be named for legal…

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Actor-politician Fred Thompson remembered for wit, sincerity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former U.S. senator & actor Fred Thompson was remembered Friday for his booming voice, sense of humor & sincerity. At a public memorial service in Nashville,…

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Sharm el-Sheikh airport officials reveal porous security

CAIRO (AP) — The airport at Egypt's resort of Sharm el-Sheikh has long had gaps in security, including a key baggage scanning device that often is not functioning & lax…

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Anonymous Posts List Of Alleged Ku Klux Klan Members Online

Online activist collective Anonymous has posted a list of alleged Ku Klax Klan (KKK) members on the web. On 2 November, the ‘hacktivist’ group outlined plans to publish the list…

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Syrians try unusual, but safer, route to Europe: Bicycling into Norway

Refugees fleeing Middle East violence for safety in Europe have used any means necessary, employing inflatable rafts, criminal smuggling gangs and, now, bicycles. The direct border crossing between Norway &…

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Woman Shot Dead: Police Hunt Second Suspect

Police have named a man they are hunting in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman in Oxfordshire. Billy Johnson, 20, is wanted on suspicion of murder after Kerry…