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05/24/2018 05:13 PM
Trump scraps North Korea summit, warns Kim that military ready
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, citing Pyongyang's "open hostility," and warned that the U.S. military was ready in the event of any reckless acts by North Korea.
05/24/2018 04:32 PM
North Korea setback, sterling weigh on FTSE but mid-caps shine
LONDON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un weighed on British shares in afternoon trading, while gains in sterling prompted by better retail sales data also bruised the internationally-exposed FTSE 100.
05/24/2018 04:25 PM
No extra time; UK says Brexit transition will end in December 2020
LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Britain will end its implementation period with the European Union after Brexit in December 2020, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday, denying a media report that the government was seeking a new transition until 2023.
05/24/2018 03:01 PM
Investors attack Lloyds Bank over mistreatment of customers
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Lloyds Banking Group faced a barrage of allegations of poor customer service and withholding misconduct compensation on Thursday, laying bare the task of rebuilding customer trust after years of reputational damage.
05/24/2018 02:58 PM
Kremlin says unconvinced by Yulia Skripal's first media outing
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Thursday it was sceptical about Yulia Skripal's first media appearance since she and her father Sergei were poisoned by a nerve agent in England, saying it was unclear if she had been talking of her own free will.
05/24/2018 11:31 AM
Wizz Air profit flies as bigger planes keep costs down
LONDON (Reuters) - Budget airline Wizz Air sees profit soaring again this year as bigger, more efficient A321 planes help it to keep costs down, putting it on course to outshine larger rival Ryanair which is more pessimistic about prospects.