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  • UK trade deficit widens in Sept on higher oil imports, EU exports sluggish

    LONDON, (Reuters) - Britain's goods trade deficit widened by more than expected in September, hit by a jump in oil imports and by weak export growth to the European Union, official data showed on Friday. The Office for National Statistics said the...
  • Reports: 'Cannibal' tries to eat woman in British murder case

    British police confronted a man trying to eat the eyeball and face of a woman and used a stun gun on the cannibal who later died, local media quoted witnesses as saying. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene and a murder investigation has been...
  • UK shop price decline quickens in October: BRC

    LONDON (Reuters) - British shops matched a record decline in the price cuts in October and food prices looked at risk of falling into deflation, a survey showed on Wednesday. The British Retail Consortium said October retail prices were 1.9 percent lower...
  • UK alternative finance market set to surge in 2015: study

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's alternative finance market is forecast to more than double this year and next, said a study published on Friday, as peer-to-peer lending, invoice trading and crowdfunding shift into the mainstream. The report from...
  • Gil LeBreton: Cowboys owner Jerry Jones meets the British press

    LONDON The best question of the day came from a reporter with a British accent. He apparently didn't read one of the unwritten rules of covering the Dallas Cowboys: "Do not tease the owner." "Jerry," the gentleman said Thursday, "as an owner you've...
  • UK's new EU commissioner says budget row with Brussels must 'calm down'

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's new European commissioner Jonathan Hill said on Thursday that a row between London and Brussels over a demand for 2.1 billion euros ($2.63 billion) had become highly political and that the situation needed to be calmed down....
  • UK industrial output bounces back as North Sea, car production return

    LONDON, (Reuters) - British industrial output rose more than expected in September, boosted by a major oil field coming back on stream and a rebound in car production after a mid-year shutdown in assembly lines. Official data on Thursday showed output...
  • Qatar fund makes joint approach for Canary Wharf-owner Songbird

    LONDON (Reuters) - Qatar Investment Authority and a U.S. investor have approached Canary Wharf-owner Songbird Estates about a possible takeover, a deal which would increase the sovereign wealth fund's presence in London real estate. Songbird Estates is...
  • Murray ready to go where no man has gone before

    PARIS (Reuters) - Breaking British records has become a bit of a habit for Andy Murray. Next week, however, the Scot will have a chance to achieve something no tennis player has ever done -- win four different titles in the city of London. Murray's...
  • EU auditor criticizes waste, urges tighter controls

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's auditor called on the bloc's new executive on Wednesday to seek better value for taxpayers' money as its report on the 2013 accounts estimated that up to 9 billion euros ($11.27 billion) may have been misspent....
  • UK's rapid economic recovery set for end-of-year slowdown: survey

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's rapid economic recovery could slow markedly in the final months of 2014 after uncertainty about the global economy started to hit domestic businesses last month, a closely watched survey showed on Wednesday. Services...