Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:06:05 +0100NEW YORK (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc will pay $1.1 billion (845.18 million pounds) to resolve claims that it sold toxic mortgage-backed securities to credit unions that later failed, the U.S. National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) said on Tuesday.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:01:21 +0100JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres died in Tel Aviv on Wednesday aged 93, Israel Radio said.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:10:28 +0100LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Armed with 10 new policy pledges, Britain's main opposition Labour Party is ready to rebuild trust and win the next election, even if the ruling Conservatives call one for next year, leader Jeremy Corbyn will say on Wednesday.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:40:58 +0100LONDON (Reuters) - Sam Allardyce was sacked as England manager on Tuesday having behaved "inappropriately" when seeking a lucrative sideline role while talking to undercover reporters, bringing a crushing end to his dream job after one match and 67 days in charge.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:00:17 +0100LONDON (Reuters) - British consumer morale recovered slightly in September, but fears over job security when Brexit talks begin next year could yet dampen confidence, a survey published on Wednesday found.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:31:50 +0100RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton sought on Tuesday to keep Republican rival Donald Trump on the defensive a day after their first U.S. presidential debate with accusations he is a sexist, racist and tax dodger, while Trump suggested he would "hit her harder" next time by bringing up her husband's infidelity.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:49:21 +0100TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks were mostly lower on Wednesday, with European banking sector concerns and lower crude oil prices dulling investors' appetite for riskier assets.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:08:41 +0100LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Efforts to protect millions of people fleeing violence and rights abuses could be jeopardised if Britain's exit from the European Union triggers a decline in funding for charities, a move many expect, a report on Wednesday showed.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:19:50 +0100(Reuters) - French presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy said on Tuesday he would offer Britain a chance to reverse its Brexit vote by negotiating a new treaty for the European Union with Germany, if he wins presidency in 2017, the Financial Times reported.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:38:43 +0100BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and their allies attacked the opposition-held sector of Aleppo on several fronts on Tuesday, the biggest ground assault yet in a massive new campaign that has destroyed a U.S.-backed ceasefire.