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  • Europe urged to end plight of 600,000 ghost people

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - European countries must end the plight of an estimated 600,000 stateless people by giving them similar protection to refugees, campaigners said on Tuesday as they launched a day of action to highlight the...
  • UK anti-terrorism police arrest six in Syria-linked operation

    UK anti-terrorism police arrest six in Syria-linked operation
    LONDON (Reuters) - British police arrested three men and three women on Tuesday in a counter-terrorism operation linked to the civil war in Syria. Counter terrorism officers detained the suspects in London, Portsmouth, on England's south coast, and in...
  • UK inflation slides in Sept, market sees delayed rate hike

    LONDON (Reuters) - British inflation slowed sharply in September to its lowest level in five years, further reducing pressure on the Bank of England to start raising interest rates even as the economy grows strongly. Consumer prices rose by a weaker-...
  • UK 'zombie' bank sells 2.7 billion pounds of loans to JP Morgan group

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government sold 2.7 billion pounds ($4.3 billion) of mortgages made by Northern Rock and Bradford & Bingley on Tuesday to speed up the run-down of loans made by the nationalized banks. State-owned UK Asset Resolution (UKAR),...
  • Britain begins Ebola screening at London's Heathrow airport

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain began screening passengers arriving at London's busiest airport from West Africa for signs of the deadly Ebola virus on Tuesday. Health Minister Jeremy Hunt said on Monday Britain could expect to see "a handful" of Ebola...
  • UK banks in mis-selling scandal pay out less than half of refund pot

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest banks have paid out less than 40 percent of the 4 billion pounds ($6.4 billion) set aside to cover the mis-selling of complex interest rate hedging products, according to data from the financial regulator. The mis-...
  • Social media: More hindrance than help in banks' cyber crime fight

    Social media: More hindrance than help in banks' cyber crime fight
    LONDON (Reuters) - Banks are fighting an uphill battle to protect themselves and their client accounts from cyber attacks, and the sometimes careless use of social media by customers and staff isn't making the fight any easier. British police and banks...
  • British police arrest six people in anti-terrorism sweeps

    LONDON Six people were arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences during early morning raids in the south-east of Britain, police said Tuesday. Under the British Terrorism Act of 2000, suspects can be arrested and held without formal charges being filed...
  • British ex-PM Blair may have been terrorism target, court hears

    LONDON (Reuters) - A man charged in Britain with terrorism offences at a trial so sensitive that prosecutors sought to have it heard entirely in secret might have been planning an attack on ex-prime minister Tony Blair, a court heard on Tuesday. Erol...
  • EU watchdog attacks allowances paid by banks ahead of bonus cap

    LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's banking watchdog criticized lenders' use of allowances in the face of an impending cap on bonuses, signaling that top bankers in London could face a shake-up in their pay contracts. The European Banking Authority (EBA) is...
  • Who will win the Man Booker Prize?

    The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, which will be awarded today in London, has long been one of the most prestigious and lucrative literary awards in the world. But this year, the world of the Booker got much bigger. This is the first year American authors...