Tag Archives: UK

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Canada set to unveil Syrian refugee plan

Canada was to unveil details on Tuesday of its plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees in the space of a few weeks, seeking to reassure a population grown fearful over…

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Missing Sheffield Student: Body Found In River

Police searching for missing Sheffield student Caroline Everest have found the body of a woman in a river in the city. The body has yet to be formally identified yet…

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GE to sell UK home lending portfolio to Blackstone-led consortium

(Reuters) – General Electric Co said on Monday it would sell its $5.9 billion (£3.9 billion) worth portfolio of UK home loans to an investment consortium led by Blackstone Group…

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Exclusive – Centerbridge prepares wind turbine group Senvion for IPO: sources

By Freya Berry & Arno Schuetze LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Buyout firm Centerbridge is exploring a listing of German wind turbine company Senvion less than a year after acquiring the company…

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On polluted Rio island, Brazilian ecologist dreams of miracle

Striding through garbage & abandoned fuel installations on an island in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay, Brazilian ecologist Sergio Ricardo comes to an unexpected conclusion: "It's a miracle." To…

Bangladesh executes 2 opposition leaders for war crimes

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bangladesh executed two opposition leaders Sunday for war crimes during the country's 1971 independence war, despite concerns that the legal proceedings against them were flawed &…

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Steelworkers rally demands action for crisis-hit industry

Steelworkers & their families joined a huge rally aimed at pressing the Government & companies to do more to tackle the crisis in their industry. They travelled from steelmaking areas…

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China's navy 'restrained' facing U.S. provocations – admiral

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China's top admiral said his forces have shown "enormous restraint" in the face of U.S. provocations in the South China Sea, while warning they stand ready to…

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U.S., Malaysia leaders say can counter Islamic State message

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday the United States & Malaysia shared strong security ties with which they could work together to combat the Islamic…

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IS Sets Up 'Chemical Weapons Research Unit'

Islamic State is working "very seriously" to produce chemical weapons which could be used to strike major cities anywhere in the world, an Iraqi intelligence official has said. So far…