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  • PLO says global public opinion backs recognizing Palestine

    RAMALLAH (Reuters) - A senior Palestinian official said on Thursday that European moves toward recognizing an independent Palestine would bring them in line with global public opinion, ahead of a symbolic British parliament debate on the issue set for...
  • UK's Osborne says ECB must help euro zone economy

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's finance minister George Osborne said on Thursday that the European Central Bank must play its part to help the euro zone escape its economic malaise. "You need credible fiscal plans, and the Germans would certainly agree with...
  • Daley unconcerned about competing in Russia

    LONDON (Reuters) - British diver Tom Daley is not concerned about competing in Russia despite the country's anti-gay stance and has no plans to make a political protest ahead of next year's World Aquatic Championships in Kazan. Daley, who won a bronze...
  • British entrepreneur turns Midas touch to Samsung phones

    Weeks before Apple Inc unveiled its latest iPhone, a British company was advertising a gold-plated version on its website. "We have some good sources. They gave us an idea of what the phone would look like," said Laban Roomes, founder of Goldgenie, which...
  • Europe risks, U.S. caution could delay British rate rises

    LONDON (Reuters) - The risk of a new recession in the euro zone and caution from the U.S. Federal Reserve are weighing on expectations of the timing of a first increase in British borrowing costs, potentially delaying it. The Bank of England, as...
  • Fighters from 80-plus countries in Syria may pose threats on return

    As the migration of disaffected young men and women to join the fighting in Syria and Iraq intensifies, so do fears among security services worldwide that their radicalized nationals will bring terrorist plots home with them when the battles are over....
  • In turbulent Hong Kong, conspiracy theories point West

    In turbulent Hong Kong, conspiracy theories point West
    One of the many colorful images from the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong was of a demonstrator wearing a Gulf War-era U.S. military helmet and carrying a red-white-and-blue Captain America shield. Was it finally irrefutable proof that Washington was...
  • Ebola-hit Liberia facing recession, may need more IMF aid: finance minister

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Liberia, the West African nation hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak, is facing recession and may need more aid from the International Monetary Fund given the budgetary toll the virus has taken, its finance minister said. "Our...
  • British show highlights knitting's more contemporary image

    British show highlights knitting's more contemporary image
    A knitted wall hanging featuring scenes from J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and piles of yellow and tangerine merino and alpaca wool were among items attracting interest at the Knitting and Stitching Show in London this week. Britain has...
  • Detained Syrian rights activist Darwish honored with PEN award

    LONDON (Reuters) - Novelist Salman Rushdie, winner of the PEN/Pinter award, shared the honor on Thursday with Syrian free-speech campaigner Mazen Darwish, who has been detained for two years, and called for his immediate release. It is a tradition of the...
  • British investors turn bullish and slash cash reserves

    LONDON (Reuters) - British investment managers were in a bullish mood in September, taking more of their money out of cash and putting it to work in riskier assets that offer potentially higher returns, according to a Reuters poll. A monthly survey of 12...