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  • RBS set to be fined by UK regulator for 2012 system crash

    LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to be fined by Britain's financial regulator on Thursday for a system crash in 2012 that left millions of customers unable to make or receive payments, according to industry sources. The penalty...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 11, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in London, where the ceramic poppy art installation by artist Paul Cummins entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' is seen lit up before sunrise in the dry moat of the Tower of London. The finished installation...
  • Bank of England policymakers vote 7-2 to hold rates, with a 'material spread' of views

    LONDON, (Reuters) - Two Bank of England policymakers voted again for an increase in interest rates this month, and there was a "material spread of views" among the seven who opted to keep rates on hold. Wednesday's minutes of the Monetary Policy...
  • British boy gets 20 years for stabbing teacher to death

    British boy gets 20 years for stabbing teacher to death
    A teenage British schoolboy was jailed for at least 20 years on Monday after pleading guilty to stabbing to death a teacher he had developed a hatred of in front of horrified pupils during a lesson at a college in northern England. William Cornick,...
  • Weaker finance flows could deepen UK current account woes: BoE's Forbes

    LONDON (Reuters) - The slowdown in global financial flows since the 2008-09 crisis could make it harder to fund Britain's vast current account deficit, although a 1960s-style currency crisis is unlikely, a Bank of England official said on Tuesday....
  • 'Night Will Fall' an eye-opener about documenting Nazi camps

    'Night Will Fall' an eye-opener about documenting Nazi camps
    The documentary "Night Will Fall," receiving an Oscar-qualifying run in advance of its HBO premiere in January, is a masterfully constructed, eye-opening and, at times, eyes-averting look at an obscure chapter of Holocaust history. It's also one of the...
  • British inflation edges up in October from five-year low

    LONDON (Reuters) - British inflation edged up in October from a five-year low but prices are expected to weaken again soon, underscoring why the Bank of England is signaling it won't start to raise interest rates until well into next year. Consumer...
  • British EU exit debate scaring off investment - Hermes funds

    LONDON (Reuters) - Political rhetoric raising the possibility that Britain may leave the European Union could already be deterring foreign investment and harming London's financial services industry, a top UK investor said. Saker Nusseibeh, head of...
  • UK's Cameron sees 'red warning lights' for world economy

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron warned on Monday that the global economy was at risk of slipping back into crisis as the euro zone and emerging economies slow and geopolitical risks rise. "Six years on from the financial crash...
  • Bird flu found in UK, Netherlands but authorities say little risk to humans

    Bird flu found in UK, Netherlands but authorities say little risk to humans
    Bird flu was found on a duck farm in England on Monday days after it was discovered in Dutch chickens, forcing authorities to destroy poultry and restrict exports, although it was not a strain known to be deadly to humans. Health officials said the...
  • G20 commits to fight climate change; Russia isolated over Ukraine

    G20 commits to fight climate change; Russia isolated over Ukraine
    Leaders from the G20 group of nations agreed on Sunday to boost flagging global growth, tackle climate change and crack down on tax avoidance but ties between the West and Russia plummeted to a new low over the crisis in Ukraine. Russian President...