Politics

Royal Opera chief gets top job at scandal-hit BBC

Royal Opera chief gets top job at scandal-hit BBC

Published 22/11/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - The BBC on Thursday named a former journalist who runs the Royal Opera House to lead the broadcaster and restore public faith [more…]

Greece’s lenders fail again to clinch debt deal

Greece’s lenders fail again to clinch debt deal

Published 21/11/2012

BERLIN/ATHENS (Reuters) - International lenders failed for the second week to reach a deal to release emergency aid for Greece and will try again next [more…]

UK’s Cameron: EU budget needs more cuts

UK’s Cameron: EU budget needs more cuts

Published 21/11/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - European Union chief Herman Van Rompuy's compromise draft EU budget does not go far enough in reducing spending, British Prime Minister David [more…]

Eurogroup’s Juncker says euro zone threats do not help Greece

Eurogroup’s Juncker says euro zone threats do not help Greece

Published 17/11/2012

BIELEFELD, Germany (Reuters) - Eurogroup President Jean-Claude Juncker took aim at Austria, Germany and the southern German state of Bavaria on Saturday for suggesting that [more…]

Tribune Co gets FCC approval, nears bankruptcy exit

Tribune Co gets FCC approval, nears bankruptcy exit

Published 16/11/2012

(Reuters) - Tribune Co, the owner of the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and 23 television stations, said on Friday it received regulatory approval needed [more…]

Sierra Leone president eyes new term amid mining boom

Sierra Leone president eyes new term amid mining boom

Published 15/11/2012

TILORMA, Sierra Leone (Reuters) - When the European Union's chief election observer Richard Howitt asked people in this remote village last month if they had [more…]

Euro zone falls into second recession since 2009

Euro zone falls into second recession since 2009

Published 15/11/2012

BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - The euro zone debt crisis dragged the bloc into its second recession since 2009 in the third quarter despite modest growth in [more…]

Greece wins more time but no immediate aid

Greece wins more time but no immediate aid

Published 12/11/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Greece's international lenders agreed on Monday to give the country two more years to make the cuts demanded of it but the [more…]

Ukraine election marred by delays, irregularities: EU

Ukraine election marred by delays, irregularities: EU

Published 12/11/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine's October 28 parliamentary election was marred by a delayed vote count and other irregularities, the European Union said on Monday. The [more…]

Georgian PM, on Brussels visit, criticized over arrests

Georgian PM, on Brussels visit, criticized over arrests

Published 12/11/2012

BRUSSELS/PRAGUE (Reuters) - NATO and European Union leaders upbraided Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili on Monday over the arrest of political opponents as he visited [more…]