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 »

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 »

North Korea, U.S. could resume talks in mid-November: South Korean MP

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea and the United States could hold another round of working-level talks as soon as mid-November to expedite progress before a year-end deadline set by... 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 »

U.S. may not need to impose auto tariffs this month – Bloomberg, citing Ross

(Reuters) – The United States may not need to impose tariffs on imported vehicles later this month after holding “good conversations” with automakers in the European Union, Japan and... 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 »

Mahathir says no to Goldman’s 1MDB offer of under $2 bln to Malaysia- FT

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Malaysia has rejected an offer from Goldman Sachs of less than $2 billion in compensation over the 1MDB scandal, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad... 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 »

Nadal edges closer to maiden Paris Masters title

PARIS (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal edged closer to a maiden Paris Masters title as he ended local favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s resilience in a 7-6(4) 6-1 victory to reach the... Read more »