UK house prices surge the most in 11 years as lockdown lifts

LONDON (Reuters) - British house prices jumped the highest in 11 years this month, adding to signs that parts of the economy are rebounding...

U.S. records nearly 25,000 coronavirus deaths in July

(Reuters) - U.S. coronavirus deaths rose by almost 25,000 in July and cases doubled in at least 18 states during the month, according to...

Bank of England to consider extending suspension of payouts by banks

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England will assess whether to extend a suspension on payouts such as dividends and share buybacks by banks...

British Airways owner considers 2.8 billion euro share issue to prop up finances

LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways owner IAG (ICAG.L) said on Friday it is drawing up plans for a possible rights issue of up to...

UK to quarantine travelers from Spain, report says

Britain's government is set to announce that all travelers from Spain arriving as of midnight on Saturday will need to spend two weeks in...

Turkey’s ‘Hagia Sophia Mosque reopens with 1st prayers in 86 years

Turkey’s iconic Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque reopened for worship on Friday for the first time in 86 years with four muezzins from the mosque's...

‘The world is going back to a GOLD STANDARD as the US dollar is...

As the world grapples with Covid-19, precious metals’ prices are pushing higher. Massive moves in gold and silver are coming, according to veteran stockbroker...

British government borrows record $162 Billion in first 3 months of 2020

British government borrowing surged to a record 128 billion pounds ($162 billion) in the first three months of the 2020/21 financial year, when COVID-19...

Australian Army’s SAS atrocities in Afghanistan are part of a bigger war crime

By Peter Boyle : The latest revelation by the ABC of a massacre of up to 11 Afghan civilians by Australian Special Air Services troops in December...

Protesters take to streets of France, Germany to condemn police racism

Four years after the death of a 24-year-old black man, Adama Traore, in French police custody, several thousands of people rallied in his memory...

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EU retail trade back to pre-pandemic levels

BRUSSELS, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Eurostat, the European Union's statistics agency, said on Wednesday that in June the bloc's retail sale regained 99.7 percent...

China to make cool-headed, sensible response to U.S. impulsive moves, anxiety: FM

China-U.S. cooperation has never been a case of one party giving favor to the other, or one party taking advantage of the other. -- China...

Hiroshima marks 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic bombing

Survivors of the world’s first atomic bombing gathered in diminished numbers near an iconic, blasted dome Thursday to mark the attack’s 75th anniversary, many...