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05/24/2018 05:23 PM
Actor Morgan Freeman accused of inappropriate behaviour, harassment - CNN
(Reuters) - At least eight women have accused actor Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behaviour or harassment while working with them on film sets or at promotional events, CNN reported on Thursday.

05/24/2018 05:21 PM
Investigators identify Russian military unit in downing of flight MH17
BUNNIK, Netherlands (Reuters) - Dutch prosecutors identified a Russian military unit on Thursday as the source of the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 people on board.

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 04:45 PM
Irish border Brexit progress 'elusive', EU says after talks
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British and EU negotiators have made little progress this week on efforts to avoid a post-Brexit hard border in Ireland, a senior EU official said on Thursday.

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 12:38 PM
French couple convicted of murdering nanny in London and burning her body
LONDON (Reuters) - A French couple were found guilty on Thursday of murdering their nanny and burning her body in their back garden in London after what police said was months of mistreatment, threats and physical abuse that left her a virtual prisoner.

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.