Archive November 2013

Romboni dies at Simoncelli tribute event

Romboni dies at Simoncelli tribute event

Published 30/11/2013

(Reuters) - Italian racer Doriano Romboni died on Saturday after being struck by another rider's bike at an event in memory of late compatriot Marco [more…]

‘Zombie’ comet ISON may be back from the dead

‘Zombie’ comet ISON may be back from the dead

Published 29/11/2013

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - A smaller, paler version of Comet ISON may have survived incineration in the sun's corona and may be brightening, scientists [more…]

German policeman held for death of man he met on cannibal website

Published 29/11/2013

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German policeman has been arrested after the chopped-up body of a man he met on a fetishist website for cannibalism was [more…]

Lawmakers push Britain closer to European Union referendum

Lawmakers push Britain closer to European Union referendum

Published 29/11/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain took a step towards holding a public vote on whether it should remain in the European Union when members of parliament [more…]

London leads 11 percent jump in bankers earning 1 million euros

Published 29/11/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - More than 3,500 bankers in Europe earned 1 million euros ($1.4 million) or more last year after a big jump across the [more…]

Key Bangladesh garments factory destroyed in blaze

Key Bangladesh garments factory destroyed in blaze

Published 29/11/2013

DHAKA (Reuters) - A devastating fire ripped through a Bangladesh garment factory supplying major Western retailers in a blaze set by workers angered over rumors [more…]

Ukraine’s Yanukovich vetoes EU push to save trade deal

Ukraine’s Yanukovich vetoes EU push to save trade deal

Published 29/11/2013

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich vetoed last-minute attempts by the European Union to rescue a trade deal that could have been signed at [more…]

Thailand’s red-shirt heartland hides its strength

Thailand’s red-shirt heartland hides its strength

Published 29/11/2013

HUA KHUA, Thailand (Reuters) - Squatting on flat feet, their faces drawn with exhaustion from harvesting rice, Chantee Sanwang and Nang Laor still had the [more…]

Analysis: Ukraine fiasco raises doubts about EU neighborhood policy

Analysis: Ukraine fiasco raises doubts about EU neighborhood policy

Published 29/11/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - The European Union's failure to conclude a landmark agreement with Ukraine this week raises questions about a policy designed to surround the [more…]

Italy PM Letta to call new confidence vote

Italy PM Letta to call new confidence vote

Published 29/11/2013

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta said on Friday he would call a new confidence vote in parliament to confirm his government's majority [more…]