My £4,000 annual train ticket lasted less than 48 hours before it stopped working. #ihatetrains
Factional warfare in Libya pushing it “very close to the point of no return”, U.N. special envoy to country says #libya #NorthAfrica
U.S. isolates troops, Australia imposes visa ban on Ebola-hit West Africa states #Ebola #Africa #westafrica
REUTERS SUMMIT-Jordan sees 4 pct growth in 2015 on buoyant exports -central bank #Jordan #JO #MiddleEast
Looks like #France, #Italy will get budget OK from #EU, Last-minute tweaks called “constructive” – about as excitable as Commission gets.
LONDON (Reuters) – China’s economy, the second largest in the world, gets a spot check this week with a barrage of data due that should indicate how successful Beijing has been in supporting growth.
It may be even more pertinent than usual, given that the Federal Reserve has been surprisingly cautious about the U.S. economy and with euro zone powerhouse Germany suddenly appearing to stagger.
LONDON, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Truth be told, it will take a
pretty strong fan of Jimmy Page and his erstwhile band Led
Zeppelin to buy the celebrated rock guitarist’s new book.
Weighing in at just shy of 3 kg (more than six and a half
pounds) and containing some 650 photographs, “Jimmy Page” is
appropriately heavy for the man who popularised the hard-rock
LONDON (Reuters) – Pink Floyd, the British progressive rock group whose “Dark Side of the Moon” is one of the best selling records of all time, has announced its first new studio album in 20 years will be released on Nov 11.
“The Endless River” is a tribute to Rick Wright, the band’s keyboardist who died in 2008, the band said on its website.
LONDON (Reuters) – China’s economy is slowing. The euro zone’s is a flat line. Japan’s sank in the second quarter. Britain has wage deflation. The U.S. economy is ticking over at best.
In a world preoccupied by geopolitical crises – from Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa – the global economy has taken something of a back seat. But there are increasing signs it is in trouble despite being awash with cash from record low interest rates.