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  • NFL ramps up schedule in London with division matchup next season

    London doesn’t have an NFL team yet, though it will host three more games than Los Angeles next season, including an AFC East division tilt between the Miami Dolphins and the New York Jets. Since 2007, the NFL has played at least one game per...
  • Kristin Scott Thomas to play Queen Elizabeth II in London

    Kristin Scott Thomas to play Queen Elizabeth II in London
    Kristin Scott Thomas will have to tone down her natural glamour and don a series of conservative dresses as Queen Elizabeth II in a return London engagement of "The Audience." The role was first played in London by Helen Mirren, who will appear in the...
  • UK wages rise more than expected, unemployment rate stays unchanged

    LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The earnings of British workers overtook inflation in September, according to one measure of pay growth, while unemployment failed to fall for first time since the start of 2014, official data showed. The Bank of England, which...
  • Five banks fined 3 billion dollars over rigged forex trading

    LONDON British and US regulators Wednesday fined five banks 2 billion pounds (3 billion dollars) after a joint investigation into price fixing in foreign exchange markets. With 40 percent of global foreign exchange trading taking place in London, British...
  • Bank of England sees inflation below one percent, slower rate rises

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England sees British inflation falling below 1 percent in the next six months and Governor Mark Carney said markets were right to rule out an interest rate hike any time soon. The BoE predicted a very slow rise in inflation...
  • Bank of England fires chief FX dealer

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England has fired its chief foreign exchange dealer after an investigation criticised his handling of suspicious market practices, the BoE said on Wednesday. The review commissioned by the oversight committee and chaired by...
  • 6 major banks fined $4.3 billion for attempted currency manipulation

    6 major banks fined $4.3 billion for attempted currency manipulation
    In another black eye for the financial industry, U.S., British and Swiss regulators on Wednesday fined JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup, Bank of America Corp. and three other global banks a total of about $4.3 billion to settle investigations into...
  • 'A Clockwork Orange' actor Warren Clarke dead at 67

    Actor Warren Clarke, who starred in the British television series "Dalziel and Pascoe" and had a role in the film "A Clockwork Orange," died on Wednesday at the age of 67, his agency said. Independent Talent Group in London said Clarke died peacefully in...
  • Lindsay Duncan finds her footing in 'A Delicate Balance'

     Lindsay Duncan finds her footing in 'A Delicate Balance'
    Elaine Stritch didn't originate the role of Claire, the alcoholic loose cannon of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1966 drama "A Delicate Balance." But she did put her corrosively funny stamp on the part in a 1996 Lincoln Center Theatre production, a...
  • UK, U.S., Swiss close in on forex settlement with top banks

    LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - British and U.S. regulators are poised to levy hefty fines on leading banks in a landmark settlement after a year-long global investigation of allegations of collusion and manipulation in the foreign exchange market. At...
  • Spice Girl Geri Halliwell -- that's Ginger -- engaged to Formula 1 boss

    Spice Girl Geri Halliwell -- that's Ginger -- engaged to Formula 1 boss
    Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell just spiced up her life with an engagement. The British pop star went the old-fashioned route, sharing the news that she and Formula 1 racer Christian Horner were affianced in a Tuesday newspaper announcement. The...