Afghanistan-Pakistan quake: Cold puts homeless at risk

Aid workers have warned that some Afghans and Pakistanis made homeless by Monday’s earthquake could die from exposure. There is an urgent need for tents and blankets for those forced to spend Read More →

Australia’s return of Uluru to Indigenous owners marked 30 years on

The traditional indigenous owners of Uluru have marked 30 years since it was returned by the Australian government. Hundreds of people gathered by the isolated hill, popularly known outside Australia as Ayers Read More →

Ben Carson compares abortion to slavery

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, one of the current frontrunners for the Republican presidential nomination, wants to make abortion illegal in all instances, including cases of rape and incest. He told an NBC Read More →

US Federal Reserve refrains from interest rate rise

The Federal Reserve has decided to keep US interest rates unchanged after its latest meeting. The decision leaves short-term interest rates at record lows of 0% to 0.25%, the same level they Read More →

Royal Dutch Shell pushed into loss by charges

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a loss for the third quarter of the year, after taking a big charge to reflect the cost of halting major projects. The oil company reported a Read More →

Business

New research reveals a geographical split in how the cost of renting a UK home has changed in a year Read More →

The advert for clothes in skin tones was not socially responsible, the UK advertising watchdog rules Read More →

The UK's best-known stockpicker shuts his firm after a crash in the value of his multi-billion- Read More →

Politics

Downing Street plays down the chances of an imminent breakthrough amid reports the sides are close t Read More →

The SNP leader tells her party's conference that Westminster has 'no right' to block Read More →

Campaign material suggests the party accepts the UK might not have left the EU by the time of an ele Read More →

Technology

The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 atta Read More →

A 23-year-old law giving technology companies legal protection from lawsuits over user-generated con Read More →

Chile's Supreme Court has ordered the Bank of Chile to allow tax authorities to examine the loc Read More →

Entertainment

A new play in Leeds shows the impact of the Yorkshire Ripper's reign of terror on ordinary wome Read More →

This year's Booker Prize is not the first time an arts award has been given to multiple recipie Read More →

Sam Bobrick also wrote 40 plays and was behind a hit Elvis Presley track. Read More →

Education & Family

Knives, swords and machetes are among the weapons taken into school, police figures show. Read More →

Two-fifths of 11- to 16-year-olds have gambled in the past year, research suggests. Read More →

Young people are often trapped by a lack of knowledge about job options, a report says. Read More →

Home educating is often a last resort for parents whose children have had problems at school, Ofsted Read More →

Top News

Europe's corporate recession is expected to deepen, according to the latest forecasts, as compa Read More →

Asian shares inched higher while sterling came off five-month highs in volatile trade on Wednesday a Read More →

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday ruled out making any concessions to pro-democracy p Read More →

World

The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 atta Read More →

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced measures aimed at easing a housing shortage on Wednesday as sh Read More →

Surging U.S. Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren came under repeated attack on her he Read More →

Science

NASA on Tuesday showed off two new spacesuits tailored for future moonwalking astronauts, signaling Read More →

Hundreds of Russians bade farewell to cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, the first human to walk in space, at Read More →

U.S.-based economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer won the 2019 Nobel Economics Read More →

Health

Discovery of mutation 50,000 years ago could help in the fight against malaria. Read More →

A cheap, common drug could save hundreds of thousands of lives a year if used routinely, doctors say Read More →

The government in England must find a solution for social care to ease pressure, the regulator says. Read More →

Consumer Products & Retail

Below are company-related news and stories from French and Benelux media which could have an impact Read More →

ASUTSUARE, Ghana, Oct 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ephraim Kofi Kenney does not like to work in Read More →

ROME, Oct 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid agencies, the United Nations and its member countrie Read More →

Funds

Famed British money manager Neil Woodford shut his asset management business on Tuesday, calling it Read More →

Royal Dutch Shell still sees abundant opportunity to make money from oil and gas in coming decades e Read More →

From the pinnacle of the City of London's largest skyscraper, Stuart Lipton is wagering a $1.2 Read More →