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  • Special Report: In foreign hands, British automakers overtake France

    LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - When Britain lost its last native car company 20 years ago, it was lamented across the political spectrum as a national catastrophe. "The sheer stupidity and immorality of this betrayal is too scandalous to be ignored," wrote a...
  • A Minute With: Max Irons on class divide, all-male banter

    By Solarina Ho TORONTO, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Max Irons may come from an illustrious acting family and has already had a taste of Hollywood, but he is very conscious of the empty and fleeting nature of fame and fortune. That awareness helped the British...
  • Britain drops terrorism charges against vocal ex-Guantanamo inmate

    LONDON (Reuters) - A British man who was once held at Guantanamo Bay will be freed from prison, police said on Wednesday, after prosecutors dropped accusations that he had attended a terrorism training camp in Syria a week before he was due to go on...
  • 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...
  • British EU exit 'wouldn't break my heart', PM Cameron says

    BIRMINGHAM England (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday he would not be heartbroken if Britain left the European Union because he felt little attachment to a relationship he said was not serving British interests. Cameron, who has...
  • Global regulators agree reforms of currency benchmarks

    LONDON (Reuters) - The one minute window for setting a widely used currency market benchmark should be extended to 5 minutes to make it harder to manipulate prices, the Group of Twenty's (G20) regulatory task force said on Tuesday. Several banks are...
  • British official tweets himself into shame with explicit photos

    British official tweets himself into shame with explicit photos
    The adage that those who fail to study history are destined to repeat it apparently hasn't reached the Twittersphere. British Cabinet minister Brooks Newmark tendered his resignation over the weekend after learning that the Sunday Mirror tabloid was...
  • Modern slavery rises in UK led by sex, labor trafficking: study

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of people locked in slavery in Britain rose by 22 percent last year, with online dating, social media sites and Internet job advertisements used increasingly to recruit victims, a new report showed on...
  • UK consumer confidence slips on cloudier outlook: GfK

    LONDON (Reuters) - British consumer morale edged down from a recent nine-year high this month as households became slightly less upbeat about the outlook for the economy and their personal finances, a survey from researchers GfK showed on Tuesday. GfK'...
  • Marshall, Thykier Set Up Film and TV Production House Archery Pictures

    LONDON -- Liza Marshall, former chief at Ridley Scott's Scott Free London, has joined forces with Kris Thykier to set up film and television production company Archery Pictures. Marshall will become joint managing director of the company with Thykier,...
  • Walter Pincus: Islamic State's social media barbarism

    Walter Pincus: Islamic State's social media barbarism
    The Islamic State may practice medieval barbarism in Syria and Iraq, but its worldwide media operations are 21st century. It's active on social media, it has pamphlets, weekly illustrated magazines, billboards, T-shirts, baseball hats and even...