Posted at 09:14h
Late EU stumbling block comes as May comes under pressure to make compromises
Posted at 09:00h
LONDON, Nov 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's gay
and trans community should press for targets to propel LGBT+
workers out of the closet and into the boardroom, one of the
world's top openly bisexual executives has said.
Posted at 08:56h
The European Union stepped up
preparations on Friday for a "no deal" Brexit, with its
regulators saying they would implement plans to ensure that
trillions of euros in cross-border derivatives transactions
would not be disrupted.
Posted at 08:51h
Gibraltar has worked with Spain
to reach agreement over its place in the Brexit withdrawal
agreement, its chief minister said on Friday, adding that any
revision of the enclave's place in the deal would reopen the
whole agreement to renegotiation.
Posted at 08:41h
Hong Kong stocks fell on Friday as
investors are worried about global economic growth, and cautious
ahead of next week's high-stakes talks between U.S. President
Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a G20
** The Hang Seng index fell 0.4 percent, to 25,927.68,
while the China Enterprises Index...
Posted at 08:36h
European shares climbed modestly
at the end of a volatile week, with banks and technology stocks,
which have been hit hard by growth worries, leading the way,
while Italian stocks rallied as bond yields fell.
Posted at 08:35h
The prime minister will speak on the radio on Friday
Posted at 08:29h
China's primary money rates
ended Friday's session modestly lower from a week earlier and
are set to stay down over the near term as authorities seek to
support slowing growth.
Traders said liquidity levels remained relatively loose
despite the central bank making no net cash injections...
Posted at 08:12h
Telkom Kenya, the country's
third biggest operator, has secured a loan worth $40 million
from the European Investment Bank (EIB), the company said on
Friday, as it tries to gain market share by expanding its mobile
and data services.
Posted at 07:56h
British Prime Minister Theresa
May's deal to leave the European Union will be voted down in
parliament, her former Brexit minister said on Friday, adding
that alternative stopgap agreements could help provide a bridge
in a no-deal scenario.