LONDON (Reuters) – Optimism among companies in Britain’s dominant services sector surged after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s landslide election victory last month, despite an economy which continues to stagnate, a business survey showed on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to workers during a visit to Wilton Engineering Services, part of an
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices rose a further 2% on Monday, pushing Brent above $70 a barrel, as rhetoric from the United States, Iran and Iraq fanned tensions in the Middle East after the killing of a top Iranian general. FILE PHOTO: Pump jacks operate at sunset in Midland, Texas, U.S., February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Nick
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FILE PHOTO: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends a news conference at the Finance Ministry in Paris, France, October 28, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire on Monday warned the United States against any retaliation to France’s new digital services tax. “If the Americans decide to go
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s decision to kill Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, as Democratic lawmakers questioned whether the action was justified and the United States braced for retaliation. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks on human rights in Iran at the
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison found himself on Sunday again defending his actions in response to the country’s unprecedented bushfires crisis that has killed 24 people and left thousands more homeless. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks during a press conference on the governments’ bushfire response at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia,
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FILE PHOTO: Dec 29, 2019; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Lorenzo Alexander (57) warms up prior to the game against the New York Jets at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Buffalo Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander announced his retirement after Saturday’s 22-19 overtime playoff loss to the Houston
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