BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain would develop its own separate satellite navigation system if it lost access to the Galileo project, the European Union’s version of GPS, Britain’s finance minister said on Friday. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond attends a meeting of regional leaders of the financial and professional services in Halifax, Britain, May
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously approved legislation that would step up protections for congressional staffers facing workplace harassment, including requiring lawmakers to use their personal funds to cover the cost of settlements if they were the alleged harassers. The U.S. Capitol dome is pictured in the pre-dawn darkness in this general
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(Reuters) – Kevin Na holed a 92-foot chip for birdie on his final shot to card a 62 and take a one-stroke lead after the first round at the Fort Worth Invitational in Texas on Thursday. May 24, 2018; Fort Worth, TX, USA; Kevin Na plays a shot from a bunker on the eighth hole
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LONDON (Reuters) – British households turned less confident in May, reflecting uncertainty about the economy’s prospects ahead of Brexit next year, according to a survey published on Friday. A shopper pushes a trolley in a supermarket in London, Britain April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall YouGov, a polling firm, and the Centre for Economics and Business
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LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth’s grandson Prince William will visit Jerusalem and Ramallah when he becomes the first senior member of Britain’s royal family to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories next month. Britain’s Prince William attends the first annual Royal Foundation Forum held at Aviva in London, February 28, 2018 . REUTERS/Chris Jackson/Pool William,
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland votes on Friday in an abortion referendum that could be a milestone on a path of change in a country that, only a few decades ago, was one of Europe’s most socially conservative. Presiding Officer Carmel McBride prepares the polling station for the referendum on liberalising abortion law a day early
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LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) – Britain’s post-Brexit adaptation will run through 2020, as planned, a British government spokeswoman said on Thursday as the EU dismissed London’s ideas for a longer status quo on customs and trade in a fight over the Irish border. Anti-Brexit demonstrators wave EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London,
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Netflix’s (NFLX.O) stock market value ballooned to a record $153 billion on Thursday and eclipsed Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) for the first time, making it the world’s top entertainment company and underscoring a monumental shift by viewers away from cinemas and cable television. The Netflix logo is shown above their booth
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