Global stocks higher after possible US-China trade snag

Business 11/06/19, 04:17

Global stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after investors were rattled by a possible snag in a U.S.-Chinese trade truce following reports Beijing wants Washington to lift punitive tariffs. Germany and Paris opened higher and London was unchanged. Tokyo rose while ...

UK leader compares rival to Stalin at start of election

Europe 11/06/19, 04:01

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared his main rival to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin as he prepares to officially launch the governing Conservative Party's campaign for the Dec. 12 election. Johnson, writing in the Daily Telegraph, says Jeremy Corbyn's Labour ...

Update: Companies respond to suit over Grenfell fire

U.S. 06/11/19, 13:18

The Latest on a lawsuit filed in the United States over a 2017 London high-rise fire that killed 72 (all times local):2 p.m.Two of the companies that are being sued by victims of a London high-rise fire that killed 72 ...

US lawyer to discuss London fire case as deadline looms

U.S. 06/11/19, 05:12

An American lawyer known for winning huge legal awards over deadly construction accidents plans to hold a news conference in Philadelphia on the 2017 apartment fire in London that killed 72 people.The BBC has reported that more than 100 people ...

WikiLeaks says Assange is ill; he misses brief court hearing

Europe 05/30/19, 05:12

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has missed a court session, apparently due to health problems.Assange had been expected to appear from prison via video link at a brief extradition hearing Thursday at Westminster Magistrates' Court.He is in Belmarsh prison serving time ...

Boris Johnson to face court questions about Brexit claims

Europe 05/29/19, 05:31

A British judge has ruled that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will be summoned to court to answer questions about his possible misconduct in public office during the Brexit referendum campaign in 2016. District Judge Margot Coleman said Wednesday that Johnson ...

Arsenal faces Chelsea in Europa League final

Soccer 05/29/19, 03:34

Arsenal and Chelsea are gearing up to play a London derby far from home in the Europa League final.Playing three time zones and 2,460 miles (4,000 kilometers) from London in Azerbaijan, the game offers Arsenal coach Unai Emery the chance ...

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping

Sports 05/27/19, 08:41

A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping.The Court of Arbitration for Sport's new anti-doping tribunal stripped Ruslan Nurudinov of fourth place in London in the 105-kilogram ...

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