Iran protests Western stance on mass protests over woman’s death

British ambassador summoned over coverage by London-based media Norwegian envoy called in over ‘interventionist’ speaker Teachers’ union calls for strikes Monday and Wednesday Iranian TV says 41 people killed in more than a week of unrest DUBAI, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Iran summoned the British and Norwegian ambassadors over what it called interference and hostile … Read more

Britain bets all on historic tax cuts and borrowing, investors take fright

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kwarteng cuts the top rate of income tax in a dash for growth Huge increase in UK government debt issuance planned Gilts suffer the biggest slump in decades Pound falls to a new 37-year low against the dollar LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s new finance … Read more

Hurricane Fiona slams Turks and Caicos as Category 3 storm, heads for Bermuda

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Hurricane Fiona slammed into the Turks and Caicos Islands as a powerful Category 3 storm on Tuesday, dumping heavy rains and triggering floods on the Caribbean archipelago after cutting a path of destruction through the Dominican Republic. and Puerto Rico. US officials said the storm claimed four … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin on its way to its final resting place

Queen’s coffin on the way to its final resting place in Windsor Monarchs and leaders gather in London for a state funeral Thousands line the streets for display of pomp and pageantry Queen Elizabeth was widely revered in Britain and beyond Death comes as Britain faces the risk of economic crisis LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) … Read more

Queen’s death shines spotlight on wrongs suffered by indigenous people

Indigenous Australian parliamentarian Lidia Thorpe raises her fist during her swearing-in ceremony in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, August 1, 2022. AAP Image/Lukas Coch via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY/TORONTO, Sept 18 (Reuters) – When newly elected indigenous Australian parliamentarian Lidia Thorpe took her oath … Read more

King Charles, William greet well-wishers in the queen’s queue

Queen Elizabeth’s grandchildren to hold a vigil The line to see the queen’s coffin stretches to 16.5 hours World leaders start arriving in London for the funeral LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – King Charles and his son William shook hands and greeted well-wishers who had queued for hours in central London on Saturday to file … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s funeral will unite the world as mourners queue for miles

Grandeur of Elizabeth’s state funeral revealed Prince William: procession reminded me of mother Diana People queue for hours to file past coffin List of attendees for the funeral grows LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – The state funeral of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will unite people from across the globe, the official in charge of the huge … Read more

Traffic, water shortages, now floods: the slow death of India’s tech hub?

Much of Bengaluru submerged in recent flooding Residents forced to wade through waist-deep water Disruptions raise questions about the city’s future as a tech hub Authorities vow to act, but extreme weather may complicate plans BENGALURU, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Harish Pullanoor spent his weekends in the late 1980s tramping around the marshes and ponds … Read more

King Charles, William and Harry reunited in grief to escort the queen’s coffin

Queen’s coffin taken from the palace to the parliament William and Harry in royal procession Four days of lying in state Long queues as people wait hours to see the coffin LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) – King Charles, his sons Princes William and Harry and other senior royals joined a solemn procession taking Queen Elizabeth’s … Read more

The EU seeks $140 billion to insulate consumers from the energy crisis

Russia has steadily cut gas supplies to Europe European governments fork out billions to help businesses EU’s von der Leyen says aid so far ‘will not be enough’ BRUSSELS/DUESSELDORF, Sept 14 (Reuters) – The European Union’s executive outlined plans on Wednesday to raise more than $140 billion from energy firms to help shield households and … Read more