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A question of trust: British pollsters battle to call looming election

A question of trust: British pollsters battle to call looming election

Published 15/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British pollsters have a big problem to solve as the country heads towards an election: Brexit has scrambled traditional political allegiances and [more…]

Irish PM’s popularity surges as Brexit takes centre stage: poll

Irish PM’s popularity surges as Brexit takes centre stage: poll

Published 15/10/2019

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar’s approval rating has jumped sharply as voters back his government’s approach on Brexit ahead of a parliamentary [more…]

British police order a halt to climate change protests in London

British police order a halt to climate change protests in London

Published 15/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British police have ordered a halt to Extinction Rebellion protests in London after a week of civil disobedience by climate change activists [more…]

Climate change activists protest against British high-speed train line

Climate change activists protest against British high-speed train line

Published 15/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, targeted Britain’s transport ministry in central London on Tuesday to protest [more…]

U.S. demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

U.S. demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

Published 15/10/2019

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that [more…]

China urges Turkey to halt military action in Syria-foreign ministry

China urges Turkey to halt military action in Syria-foreign ministry

Published 15/10/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry urged Turkey on Tuesday to stop military action in Syria and “come back to the right track”. Chinese Foreign [more…]

Kimono runway show lights up Tokyo fashion week

Kimono runway show lights up Tokyo fashion week

Published 15/10/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Rock met kimonos as Tokyo kicked off its fashion week with a dazzling runway show that put a modern twist on the [more…]

WeWork prefers JPMorgan’s financing package over SoftBank’s control:  Bloomberg

WeWork prefers JPMorgan’s financing package over SoftBank’s control: Bloomberg

Published 15/10/2019

(Reuters) - Shared office space company WeWork Companies Inc is leaning toward a near $5 billion financing package led by JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N), [more…]

Deadly Los Angeles wildfire burns with subdued fury after change in weather

Deadly Los Angeles wildfire burns with subdued fury after change in weather

Published 15/10/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firefighters have tightened their grip on a deadly Los Angeles wildfire burning with subdued fury on Sunday after extremely dry desert [more…]

Exclusive: Trump lawyer Giuliani was paid $500,000 to consult on indicted associate’s firm

Exclusive: Trump lawyer Giuliani was paid $500,000 to consult on indicted associate’s firm

Published 15/10/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was paid $500,000 for work he did for a company co-founded by the Ukrainian-American businessman [more…]