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  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ADDICTED A successful businesswoman, wife and mother (Sharon Leal) risks it all when she can't resist temptation. Not Previewed ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY 2 stars. Ed Oxenbould plays the boy who unintentionally jinxes his...
  • Bank of England sets out tough regime for failed banks

    LONDON (Reuters) - Top managers of a failed bank would be replaced immediately and creditors told within two days the losses they will bear, the Bank of England said on Thursday in its blueprint for avoiding taxpayer bailouts in future financial crises....
  • Islamist preacher rejects link to Ottawa shootings, warns of threat to Britain

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's most high-profile Islamist preacher rejected suggestions on Thursday he had influenced the man believed to have shot dead a soldier in Ottawa, but warned there could be similar attacks in Britain from angry radicalized...
  • Colin Callender's Playground Expands in the U.K.

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- Louise Pedersen, the managing director of distributor All3Media Intl., is to join Colin Callender's Playground Entertainment in the newly created role of managing director of its U.K. operations, which are expanding....
  • New Tesco boss starts long journey with small steps

    LONDON (Reuters) - Retail is detail, the industry adage goes, and new Tesco boss Dave Lewis will be hoping investors and shoppers agree after he unveiled a flurry of small tweaks to Britain's ailing No.1 grocer, but not the big rescue plan many think it...
  • Tesco accounting black hole deepens, chairman to step down

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's largest retailer Tesco reported a bigger than expected hole in its finances on Thursday after finding that accounting transgressions went back further than initially thought, prompting its chairman to quit. Shares in Tesco...
  • UK consumer confidence tumbles in October on job insecurity: survey

    LONDON (Reuters) - Consumer confidence in Britain took its biggest tumble in four years this month as workers in low-paid sectors worry about losing their jobs in an economic slowdown, a survey published on Thursday showed. The Consumer Confidence Index,...
  • Talent shortage drives pay up in UK financial services, tech sectors

    LONDON (Reuters) - A talent shortage in Britain's financial services and technology sectors has pushed salaries in the industry up by 2.6 percent in the last year, ahead of inflation and outpacing sluggish UK wage growth, research showed on Thursday....
  • Most Bank of England policymakers firmly against rate hike: minutes

    LONDON (Reuters) - Most Bank of England policymakers were firmly against raising interest rates when they met earlier this month, seeing little evidence of inflation pressure, with only two continuing to vote to tighten monetary policy. Minutes of the...
  • BAFTA Appoints Emma Baehr as Director of Awards

    LONDON -- The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has appointed Emma Baehr as its director of awards, a new role that oversees all five of BAFTA's London-based ceremonies, including November's British Academy Children's Awards and next February'...
  • Chancellor pledges UK government support for NFL London team

    British chancellor George Osborne has held talks with NFL officials and pledged government support for a London-based American Football team, the Evening Standard newspaper reported on Wednesday. The NFL has staged a series of games at Wembley since...