Polish parliament debates bill critics say undermines judiciary

WARSAW (Reuters) - Surrounded by security guards and amid opposition deputies' shouts of "shame" and "disgrace", Poland's parliament debated a bill on Tuesday that critics say would erode the independence of the judiciary. The ruling...

Parcels and politics help to lift Royal Mail revenue

(Reuters) - Election-related letters and growth from its continental European parcel business helped Britain's Royal Mail (RMG.L) to eke out a 1 percent gain in first-quarter revenue, the resilience boosting its shares. After years of...

May tells her party: stop squabbling or risk letting Labour into power – Sky

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May told Conservative Party lawmakers that they should stop backbiting or risk letting Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn into power, Sky News reported. After she lost her majority in...

London police charge man in connection with acid attack

(Reuters) - British police said on Monday they had charged a 19-year-old man in connection with an investigation into a noxious substance attack on a man and a woman on July 4. Mustafa Ahmed was...

Eurasian Forum has United Leaders of Opinion: Dr. Dariga Nazarbayeva

(By Dr Shahid Qureshi – Astana): - Dr. Dariga Nazarbayeva is the Chairperson of the Organizing Committee of the Eurasian Media Forum in Kazakhstan. This year forum was held from 22 June – 24...

As London squabbles, full Brexit talks start in Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain's Brexit minister vowed to "get down to work" as he kicked off a first full round of negotiations on Monday, but a year after Britons voted narrowly to quit the...

Floating cars motor past stately royal rowbarge on River Thames

HENLEY-ON-THAMES, England (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth II's stately royal barge "Gloriana" found itself sharing the River Thames with some quirky upstarts at the weekend - amphibious motor cars. As the rowbarge - an ornate, gold-leaf...

Tennis ball-sized ‘diamond in the rough’ too big to sell

TORONTO (Reuters) - In the mysterious world of diamond mining, it turns out that some stones are too big to sell. Canada's Lucara Diamond Corp will have to cut its tennis ball-sized rough diamond to...

Suicide bomber kills eight in northeast Nigeria’s Maiduguri – police

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A female suicide bomber killed eight people and wounded 18 on Monday at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, an area regularly attacked by Boko Haram Islamists, police said. The woman detonated...

‘No notes’ Davis riles anti-Brexit camp in negotiations

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Did David Davis forget his notes? Or does he just have no ideas? Pictures from Monday's start of negotiations in Brussels that showed Britain's Brexit minister facing his EU counterpart without notes...