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  • UK banks may have to hold more capital than under global rule

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England (BoE) proposed on Friday that Britain's biggest banks should set aside from 2019 more capital than planned under global rules being drawn up to prevent a repeat of the financial crisis. Launching a public...
  • Film Review: 'Honour'

    Earnest issue drama and pulpy B-thriller mechanics make awkward but not uncompelling bedfellows in "Honour," a debut feature from BAFTA-nominated writer-director Shan Khan that exploits the perceived rise of Islamic "honor killings" in the U.K. to luridly...
  • Rory McIlroy fades in Scotland; Michelle Wie misses British cut

    Rory McIlroy fades in Scotland; Michelle Wie misses British cut
    Rory McIlroy surrendered the lead at the Scottish Open with his latest second-round meltdown on Friday, leaving three little-known players tied for first place on a day when brutal winds played havoc with the field at Aberdeen. Kristoffer Broberg of...
  • Justin Rose shares lead in Scotland; Inbee Park takes British top spot

    Justin Rose shares lead in Scotland; Inbee Park takes British top spot
    Justin Rose set up a chance to capture back-to-back titles by shooting a five-under-par 66 in the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen on Saturday to move into a share of the lead with Marc Warren after three rounds. Rose and Warren, who had a 67, are at...
  • Orlando gets another year of home builders' show

    Orlando gets another year of home builders' show
    Orlando has nailed down the 2025 home builders' show, one of the largest construction conventions and exhibitions in the world, Visit Orlando has announced. The show jumps back and forth every couple of years between Orlando and Las Vegas, so it's not a...
  • Immaculate Rose wins Scottish Open title

    (Reuters) - Britain's Justin Rose will arrive at next week's Open championship on a red-hot streak of form after cruising to the Scottish Open title on Sunday in Aberdeen. Rose, ranked six in the world, carded an immaculate 65, his best round of the...
  • Britain to detail $1.9 billion investment in defense

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will announce 1.1 billion pounds ($1.9 billion) of investment in defense on Monday, his office said, to bolster the country's ability to respond to threats such as global terrorism. Britain has...
  • UK construction shrinks in May, dampens some second quarter growth hopes

    LONDON (Reuters) - British construction output suffered a steep fall in May, raising the prospect that overall economic growth may fall short of expectations in the second quarter. The surprise contraction adds to some signs that the pace of Britain's...
  • CBS Films Buys Cannes Labor Union Movie 'Pride'

    CBS Films has acquired U.S. rights to the British dramedy "Pride" two months after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. It's planning an awards season push with a Sept. 19 launch. Chares Gant called the film an "irresistible crowdpleaser" in his...
  • Bank of England keeps rates low, policymakers' views seen splitting soon

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England held interest rates at record lows on Thursday but the pace of Britain's recovery looks likely to divide its policymakers soon over when to start weaning the economy off its support. The Bank's Monetary Policy...
  • Muslim foodies: Halal la carte

    Muslim foodies: Halal la carte
    When Shazia Saleem took a recent flight from London to Washington, DC, she requested a halal meal. On her outbound journey she was served a curry; coming back she got the same. "I'm grateful that the halal option is there," laughs Ms Saleem, a...