Shanghai (AFP) - Chinese authorities are investigating the mayor of Nanjing for suspected "law violations", the government said Thursday, the latest official to be targeted by a crackdown on corruption.October 18, 2013, 1:23 am
By John Irish and Nicholas Vinocur
PARIS (Reuters) - France is treating Iranian overtures to the international community over its nuclear programme with caution and is waiting to see co...
LONDON (Reuters) - Securities regulators in Britain and elsewhere need to do a better job of regulating hedge funds and so-called shadow banks, Bank of England deputy governor Paul Tucker said in an i...October 18, 2013, 1:22 am
Paris (AFP) - Reigning ISU Grand Prix champions Daisuke Takahashi and Mao Asada of Japan open the defence of their men's and women's crowns respectively starting at Skate America, the first in the elite six-leg figure skating series which gets underway in Detroit starting Friday.October 18, 2013, 1:20 am
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. jobless claims fell last week and mid-Atlantic factory activity kept growing in October, but a just-ended government shutdown as well as computer issues affecting ...October 18, 2013, 1:17 am
Bangkok (AFP) - A person was missing after a blaze ripped through a vast wholesale market on the southern Thailand tourist island of Phuket, an official said Thursday.October 18, 2013, 1:16 am
Tokyo (AFP) - Japan's football chiefs defended coach Alberto Zaccheroni Thursday amid growing clamour for his exit after defeats in Europe added to the Blue Samurai's shaky World Cup build-up.October 18, 2013, 1:09 am
MILAN/ROME (Reuters) - The equity capital of loss-making Italian airline Alitalia is seen at between 330-425 million euros (279.10 - 359 million pounds) should a planned cash call be fully subscribed ...October 18, 2013, 1:08 am
By Gavin Jones
ROME (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Mario Monti on Thursday left the party he founded this year as political tensions over Italy's 2014 budget raised a new threat to t...
By Estelle Shirbon
LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays employees manipulated Libor benchmark interest rates to benefit one of the British lender's sterling investment funds between 2006 and 201...
Beijing (AFP) - China on Thursday welcomed the resolution of the US debt ceiling deadlock, saying it will contribute to global economic stability, but Beijing's official news agency poured scorn on Washington's politicians.October 18, 2013, 12:35 am
Oshima (Japan) (AFP) - A painstaking search through tonnes of mud and splintered houses entered its second night Thursday on a typhoon-battered Japanese island, where the death toll from landslides rose to 21.October 18, 2013, 12:25 am
By Huw Jones and Steve Slater
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is ready to relax its banking rules for any non-European bank, not just those from China who want to set up investment banking o...
By Jeff Mason and Andy Sullivan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged Congress to turn to matters like immigration reform on Thursday as Washington picked up the pieces fr...
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By Peter Griffiths
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economic recovery has helped Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives to pull level with the Labour Party, an opinion poll showed on ...
LONDON (Reuters) - Concerns over the British government's 'Help to Buy' mortgage guarantee scheme are valid but the government is right to pursue the initiative, Royal Bank of Scotland's
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Thursday named the first chairman of its new British Business Bank, a body designed to support lending to small and medium-sized firms, as banker-turned-academic Ron Emer...October 17, 2013, 11:06 pm
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