Cracks in British nuclear reactor ring power alarm bells

LONDON (Reuters) - Cracks in the core of a Scottish nuclear reactor could signal that most of Britain’s ageing plants will not be able...

Japan’s participation in B&R Initiative to “open new growth space”: FM

BEIJING, (Xinhua) -- Japan's participation in the Belt and Road (B&R) Initiative could open new space for China-Japan economic cooperation and benefit the development...

Virgin Money chairwoman says board still reviewing CYBG’s takeover bid

LONDON (Reuters) - Virgin Money is still reviewing a takeover offer by rival British bank CYBG and an announcement will be made in due...

UK government disappointed by Lords votes on Brexit laws – May’s...

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May is disappointed by a series of defeats in Britain’s upper house of parliament over her plans to...

Lego builds miniature Windsor castle to celebrate royal wedding

LONDON (Reuters) - Attraction park Legoland has unveiled a miniature model of this month’s royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor...

Her Royal Likeness – Meghan Markle waxwork unveiled before wedding

LONDON (Reuters) - A waxwork of Meghan Markle was unveiled on Wednesday at Madame Tussauds museum in London, 10 days before the U.S. actress...

Washington cupcake shop offers taste of royal wedding

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For those longing for a taste of the upcoming wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle, a pair...

Uber hires safety adviser after fatal crash, won’t confirm report on...

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc on Monday said it has hired a former U.S. regulator to advise the company on safety, but would...

Trump to announce decision on Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday

WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he would announce a decision on Tuesday about the future of an international nuclear agreement with...

Italian president seeks support for ‘neutral government’

ROME (Reuters) - President Sergio Mattarella called on Monday for Italy’s bickering political parties to rally behind a short-lived “neutral government” to keep the...

Google launches Android Things for appliances as earlier spinoffs scramble to...

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday launched a spinoff of its Android operating system for home appliances and other machines, following...

Rebels begin evacuation of Syria’s last besieged enclave

AMMAN (Reuters) - Hundreds of rebels left the last major besieged opposition enclave in Syria on Monday, with thousands more expected to follow, responding...

Indian court moves rape and murder trial of girl out of...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered the trial of eight men accused of the rape and murder of an eight-year-old...

Johnson to Trump – Iran deal has weaknesses but don’t dump...

LONDON (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump not to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement,...

Meghan Markle has new role to master: British royal protocol

THORNBURY, England (Reuters) - From curtsying to Queen Elizabeth to calling her “Your Majesty”, U.S. actress Meghan Markle will have to learn her royal...

‘First robot minesweeper system delivered to British Navy

Britain's Royal Navy has received its first autonomous minesweeping system, Defense Minister Guto Bebb said Saturday. Bebb said the system is capable of safely clearing...

‘Bank of England’ to keep rates steady after market U-turn

The Bank of England (BoE) looks set to keep interest rates on ice this week, capping a sharp swing in the outlook for the...

‘Helicopter landing test successful for China’s new aircraft carrier

A carrier-based helicopter landed and took off from China's first domestically developed aircraft carrier for the first time on Saturday morning, reported Global Times. The...

‘Teenager raped, burned to death in India’

Indian police have arrested 14 people suspected of kidnapping, raping and burning to death a teenage girl, the latest in rising crimes against women...

‘Air France-KLM’ CEO quits after staff vote against pay deal

Jean-Marc Janaillac, CEO of Franco-Dutch airline Air France-KLM, announced his resignation after a majority of the Air France staff said "no" in a consultation...