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  • Germany's Schaeuble says doesn't think 'reasonable' British will leave EU

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday he does not believe Britain will leave the European Union as the English are "a reasonable people" and quitting the bloc would be a disaster. Speaking during a trip to Dublin,...
  • British banks buoyed by new rules on risk buffers

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England told British banks on Friday they will need to hold more capital to guard against the risks of bad loans, but the new measures were less stringent than many had expected. Shares in Barclays -- the bank that analysts...
  • Emma Watson, Judi Dench, Robert Downey Jr. Honored at Britannia Awards

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - British royalty mingled with Hollywood royalty at the Britannia Awards on Thursday night at the Beverly Hilton. Taped messages from J.K. Rowling and Prince William were sent to the guests while Judi Dench, who has played Queen...
  • Breeders' Cup notes: Jockey Ryan Moore looks for more success

    Breeders' Cup notes: Jockey Ryan Moore looks for more success
    Ryan Moore, the 31-year-old jockey from England who has won races in 11 countries, was walking briskly Wednesday morning at Santa Anita. There wasn't a cloud in the sky, and the San Gabriel Mountains were glistening amid the hustle and bustle of horses...
  • Elite British drummer Stuart Warmington works with Liberty's Grenadier band

    A renowned drummer with Her Majesty's Band of Royal Marines in Great Britain, known for his intricate stick work, will lead Bethlehem's Liberty High School Grenadier Marching Band's Drum Corps in a performance during the halftime show of the Liberty-...
  • UK consumer morale edges down as economic outlook clouds: GfK

    LONDON (Reuters) - British consumer morale edged down for a second month in October as households showed less faith in the outlook for the economy, a survey by researchers GfK showed on Friday. GfK's headline consumer confidence index fell in October...
  • UK 'bad bank' repays 1.6 billion pounds to government in first half

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's 'bad bank', which is running down the loans of two bailed out lenders, said on Thursday it repaid 1.6 billion pounds ($2.6 billion) to the government during the six months to the end of September. UK Asset Resolution (UKAR),...
  • UK fraud prosecutor confirms criminal investigation into Tesco

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) confirmed on Wednesday it had formally launched a criminal investigation into accounting practices at Tesco Plc, Britain's largest retailer. The financial regulator, the Financial Conduct...
  • UK house prices rise 0.5 percent m/m in October: Nationwide

    LONDON (Reuters) - British house prices rose 0.5 percent in October compared with September, with the rate of increase slowing on an annual basis for the second month in a row, a survey from mortgage lender Nationwide showed on Thursday. The month-on-...
  • Britain's 'bad bank' warns of interest rate dangers ahead

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's 'bad bank' has already begun contacting around 20,000 customers whom it thinks might have problems repaying their mortgages when interest rates start to rise, its chief executive said on Thursday. British lenders are...
  • Britain confident of reducing 2.1 billion euro EU bill: Osborne

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is confident it can get its 2.1 billion euro ($2.6 billion) bill from the European Union reduced, finance minister George Osborne said. European finance ministers are due to discuss the bill, which Britain has called...