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  • LONDON, Aug 26- Britain's high streets are heaving with shoppers despite June's shock vote to leave the European Union, big companies have reported few signs of distress and some tabloid newspapers are even talking about a post-Brexit economic boom. The overwhelming view from economists is that it is too early to know how Britain will cope with years of Brexit...

  • LONDON, Aug 26- Britain's high streets are heaving with shoppers despite June's shock vote to leave the European Union, big companies have reported few signs of distress and some tabloid newspapers are even talking about a post-Brexit economic boom. The overwhelming view from economists is that it is too early to know how Britain will cope with years of Brexit...

  • LONDON, Aug 26- Britain's high streets are heaving with shoppers despite June's shock vote to leave the European Union, big companies have reported few signs of distress and some tabloid newspapers are even talking about a post-Brexit economic boom. The overwhelming view from economists is that it is too early to know how Britain will cope with years of Brexit...

  • LONDON, Aug 26- Britain's high streets are heaving with shoppers despite June's shock vote to leave the European Union, big companies have reported few signs of distress and some tabloid newspapers are even talking about a post-Brexit economic boom. The overwhelming view from economists is that it is too early to know how Britain will cope with years of Brexit...

  • Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, right, greets United Kingdom Independence Party leader Nigel Farage during a campaign rally on August 24, 2016 in Jackson, Mississippi.

    Donald Trump escalated his line of attack and labeled Hillary Clinton a "bigot" in his bid to appeal to minority voters, NBC News reports.

  • *Bets rise on infrastructure as next UK stimulus. LONDON, Aug 19- UK infrastructure funds are hitting record highs on the prospect of more government spending after Britain's vote to leave the European Union, bolstered by the view that the effectiveness of ultra-loose monetary policy is reaching its limits. With Bank of England governor Mark Carney ruling out...

  • LONDON, Aug 14- Some UK shell companies under offshore control may be skirting new rules which were designed to clamp down on corruption and tax evasion by forcing businesses to reveal their true owners, a Reuters analysis of corporate filings shows. Under the new system, statements which UK companies file when they are set up and on each anniversary of that date...

  • LONDON, Aug 14- Some UK shell companies under offshore control may be skirting new rules which were designed to clamp down on corruption and tax evasion by forcing businesses to reveal their true owners, a Reuters analysis of corporate filings shows. Under the new system, statements which UK companies file when they are set up and on each anniversary of that date...

  • *Britain delayed decision hours after EDF board approved plan. PARIS, Aug 3- EDF Chief Executive Jean-Bernard Levy knew the British government wanted to take more time to review the Hinkley Point nuclear contract before the French utility's board voted to approve the investment, he said in a letter to top executives. Board members at their meeting on July 28 were...

  • *Britain delayed decision hours after EDF board approved plan. PARIS, Aug 3- EDF Chief Executive Jean-Bernard Levy knew the British government wanted to take more time to review the Hinkley Point nuclear contract before the French utility's board voted to approve the investment, he said in a letter to top executives. Board members at their meeting on July 28 were...

  • LONDON, Aug 2- Britain should get on with approving the $24 billion Hinkley Point nuclear power project otherwise the world's fifth-largest economy could face power shortages in the future, said the man seeking to lead Britain's opposition Labour Party. Owen Smith, who is seeking to replace socialist Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader, said Britain should be...

  • LONDON, Aug 2- Britain should get on with approving the $24 billion Hinkley Point nuclear power project otherwise the world's fifth-largest economy could face power shortages in the future, said the man seeking to lead Britain's opposition Labour Party. Owen Smith, who is seeking to replace socialist Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader, said Britain should be...

  • *China says it hopes Britain can proceed with Hinkley deal. LONDON/ BEIJING, Aug 1- Britain said on Monday that it wanted closer ties with China but resisted pressure from Beijing to sign off on a $24 billion nuclear power project that was delayed at the last minute by Prime Minister Theresa May. China "hopes that Britain can reach a decision as soon as possible, to...

  • LONDON, Aug 1- Britain will continue to seek a strong relationship with China, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday following the decision last week to delay approval of a partly Chinese-funded nuclear reactor project. But May's spokeswoman said it was natural for the incoming government to want to look at the plans in detail, adding that...

  • *BoE expected to cut rates at 1100 GMT on Thursday. *New BoE forecasts may show UK headed for recession. LONDON, Aug 1- The Bank of England looks ready to cut interest rates for the first time since 2009 on Thursday, seeking to stop Britain's vote to leave the European Union from kicking the country into recession.

  • BEIJING, Aug 1- China on Monday called for Britain to proceed with a nuclear power plant project partly invested in by a Chinese firm, saying the project had firm support from London, after Britain's new government said it would review it again. "I would like to stress that this project was agreed upon by China, Britain and France in the spirit of mutual benefit and...

  • BEIJING, Aug 1- China will not tolerate "unwanted accusations" about its investments in Britain, a country that cannot risk driving away other Chinese investors as it looks for post-Brexit trade deals, China's official Xinhua news agency said on Monday. Xinhua, in an English-language commentary, said China understood and respected Britain's requirement for...

  • *Trump wants to tear up Iran nuclear deal if he wins. LONDON/ ANKARA, July 29- Britain's vote to leave the European Union and the rise of U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump have paralysed efforts by Western governments to encourage already highly reluctant international banks to do business with Iran. Uncertainty is frustrating Tehran's push for foreign...

  • Britain's Financial Conduct Authority and the China Securities Regulatory Commission are cooperating on a regulatory framework for a scheme for distributing fund products in each other's jurisdiction and a proposed London- Shanghai link for trading shares, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said. Britain, home to the EU's biggest finance...

  • LONDON, July 30- British Prime Minister Theresa May was concerned about the security implications of a planned Chinese investment in the new Hinkley Point nuclear plant and intervened personally to delay the project, a former colleague and a source said on Saturday. The plan by France's EDF to build two reactors with financial backing from a Chinese...