NEW YORK (Reuters) - For some, the female heist caper "Ocean's 8" is a strike at the heart of male-dominated Hollywood. For others, it's pure summer escapism, and for a (mostly male) minority it's the worst idea ever.
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced for the first time an unconditional ceasefire with the Taliban, coinciding with the end of the Muslim fasting month, but excluding other militant groups, such as Islamic State.
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will not face any ministerial resignations over disagreements over a failsafe policy to prevent a hard border on the island of Ireland, the BBC's political editor said on Thursday.
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks hit a three-week high on Thursday and the euro and euro zone bond yields extended gains as investors priced in a potentially earlier-than-expected wind-down of ECB stimulus.
LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling is likely to gain, and by the time Britain leaves the European Union next March it is expected to have recouped much of the losses since the June 2016 decision to leave the bloc, according to a Reuters poll.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose to a fresh 11-week high on Thursday, supported by sound economic fundamentals, while expectations the European Central Bank (ECB) may soon start to wind down its stimulus boosted the euro and global bond yields.
WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican tariffs are roiling U.S. congressional campaigns in states where U.S. exporters could take a hit and President Donald Trump's Republicans face tough races in November congressional elections.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street indexes rallied on Wednesday with help from financial stocks as investors eyed strong economic data and trade war fears took a back seat while Nasdaq registered its third straight record closing high.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said the European Commission was "shooting itself in the foot" with a plan to restrict UK access to the Galileo satellite navigation system after Brexit.
SACRAMENTO, Calif./PRINCETON, N.J. (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats on Wednesday said the results of nominating contests in California and New Jersey put them in a stronger position to gain control of Congress in November and oppose Republican President Do...
LONDON (Reuters) - Twenty fire engines and 120 firefighters and officers have been called to a blaze on the roof of a hotel in Knightsbridge, central London, the London Fire Brigade said on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Tom Cruise has jumped off buildings, slid off skyscrapers and clung onto the outside of a plane during take-off in his roles as action movie hero.
LONDON (Reuters) - The British government's plan to build a new runway at London's Heathrow Airport faces a potential new challenge as the opposition Labour party has indicated that its members may vote against it.
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc shares rose 3.5 percent on Wednesday morning after Chief Executive Elon Musk said the car maker was now churning out 500 of its Model 3 sedans a day and should achieve its 5,000 per week target by the end of June.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two key U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday rebuked Facebook Inc for not being more transparent over its data sharing practices after the social media company said it had collaborated with at least four Chinese companies, including a s...
LONDON (Reuters) - The euro rose to a 10-day high on Wednesday after hawkish comments from the European Central Bank, putting more upward pressure on bond yields and sinking some stocks as worries over Italy also weighed.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - On a shelf in a cramped office on the outskirts of Moscow, businessman Igor Michurin has a framed photograph of himself shaking hands with one of his important customers - a North Korean embassy official whom Michurin calls Lee.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, seeking to draw on his close ties with President Donald Trump in talks on Thursday, will urge the U.S. leader not to forget Tokyo's security concerns in his drive for a historic deal with Nor...
SACRAMENTO, Calif./PRINCETON, N.J. (Reuters) - California Democrats overcame quirks in the state's electoral system and managed to mount challenges to Republicans in most key Congressional races, as voters in eight U.S. states chose candidates f...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose on Wednesday after tech sector strength lifted Wall Street shares while concerns about Italy's debt prompted investors to move into lower-risk government debt elsewhere, pushing U.S. Treasury yields down from...