HSBC and RBS set to launch new digital banking platforms

LONDON (Reuters) – British banking heavyweights HSBC (HSBA.L) and RBS (RBS.L) are launching new digital banking platforms, as competition for digitally savvy customers steps up in the face of... Read more »

‘Order!’: Meet the Belgian musician behind the Bercow dance remix

ANTWERP (Reuters) – The famous bellows of “Order!” by former British parliamentary Speaker John Bercow have shimmied their way out of Westminster and into a dance remix gone viral... Read more »

Double Olympic champion Adams retires over sight fears

FILE PHOTO: Boxing – Nicola Adams v Maria Salinas – WBO Women’s World Flyweight Title – Royal Albert Hall, London, Britain – September 27, 2019 Nicola Adams Action Images... Read more »

Oil gains 1% as China pushes Trump for more tariff rollbacks

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices rose more than 1% on Tuesday on hopes for a U.S.-China trade agreement and optimism that Washington could roll back some tariffs on... Read more »

Ryanair cuts growth plans as first MAX deliveries delayed to March

FILE PHOTO: A Ryanair aircraft takes off at the aircraft builder’s headquarters of Airbus in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ryanair (RYA.I)... Read more »

Olivia Newton-John’s ‘Grease’ outfit sells for $405,700

FILE PHOTO: Cast members John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John dance at a 40th anniversary screening of “Grease” at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills,... Read more »

In seismic shift, Britain orders immediate moratorium on fracking

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will impose an immediate moratorium on fracking, the government announced on Saturday, saying the controversial gas extraction technique risked causing too much disruption to local... Read more »

Jennifer Aniston returns to TV with ‘The Morning Show’

LONDON (Reuters) – Jennifer Aniston returns to television on Friday in “The Morning Show”, an original show for Apple Inc’s new subscription video service, in which the actress reunites... Read more »

PRECIOUS-Gold set for second weekly rise on trade deal uncertainties

Nov 1 (Reuters) – Gold prices were little changed on Friday as investors evaluated whether the Federal Reserve’s would continue to cut rates, but the metal was set for... Read more »

Democratic hopeful Warren vows to bar corporate giants from hiring ex-officials

FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at a campaign town hall meeting at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, U.S., October... Read more »