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London-based investment banks to face closer EU scrutiny- documents

* Move aimed at closing loopholes for large firms after Brexit

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After London setback, May wins Brexit cheer in Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Making no secret of her desire to move on with Brexit talks, Prime Minister Theresa May told EU leaders on Thursday and won a round of applause for efforts so far in agreeing to an outline of divorce terms.

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Six months on, London holds memorial for Grenfell fire victims

LONDON (Reuters) - Survivors of a fire that killed 71 people six months ago in the Grenfell Tower social housing block in west London will join firefighters and members of the royal family at a national memorial service at St Paul's Cathedral on Thursday.

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UPDATE 7-Oil slips as U.S. gasoline stock build overshadows crude draw

* U.S. crude stocks down 5.1 mln bbls, gasoline up 5.7 mln-EIA

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UPDATE 6-Oil slips as U.S. gasoline stock build overshadows crude draw

* U.S. crude stocks down 5.1 mln bbls, gasoline up 5.7 mln-EIA

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BRIEF-Blackrock To Support Chairman Donald Brydon In London Stock Exchange-TCI Row- Source

* BLACKROCK TO SUPPORT CHAIRMAN DONALD BRYDON IN LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE-TCI ROW- SOURCE Further company coverage:

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U.S. prepares to open doors on billion-dollar London embassy

LONDON (Reuters) - The United States' diplomatic team in London, custodians of one of the most significant bilateral relationships of the last 100 years, will next month move into a new home: a billion-dollar, 12-storey glass cube overlooking the River Thames.

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British princes join Jedi knights at 'Star Wars' premiere in London

LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Britain's Princes William and Harry joined the cast of the new film "Star Wars: The LastPIC

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Hey, President Trump, you should definitely come to visit London

Dear President Donald Trump, I've heard some rumors in the British media that you're considering a trip over to the United Kingdom.

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RPT-U.S. soy processors build new capacity at fastest rate in 20 years

CHICAGO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - U.S. agricultural cooperatives are building new soybean crushing plants at the fastest rate in two decades as farmers in the world's top producer prepare to sow another record area with soy.

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Uber's London license appeal to be heard next year

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] will defend its right to operate in London in court next year after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its license in its most important European market.

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Uber appeal case against London license loss planned for April or June next year

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's [UBER.UL] appeal against the loss of its London license should begin on Apr. 30 for five days but might be delayed until June, a British judge said on Monday at a preliminary hearing.

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Uber appeal case against London licence loss planned for April or June next year

LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Uber's appeal against the loss of its London licence should begin on Apr. 30 for five days but might be delayed until June, a British judge said on Monday at a preliminary hearing.

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What’s the Fastest Color? Olympic Speedskaters Now Say Blue

Even Norway, famously red, is wearing blue at major competitions. Was the change based on science? Gamesmanship? Something else?

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Uber heads to court in fight for London survival

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] will defend its right to operate in London in a court hearing on Monday after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its license in its most important European market.

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Britain's Labour Party looks to move some BoE functions away from London

(Reuters) - Britain's Labour Party is considering moving some of Bank of England's functions to Birmingham, from its current home in Threadneedle Street in the City of London, according to an interim report on the British financial system released on Sunday.

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City of London sticks to Brexit plans despite progress

LONDON (Reuters) - London's financial industry welcomed progress on a divorce deal with the European Union on Friday but said it saw little reason to alter preparations for when Britain leaves the EU.

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UPDATE 2-City of London sticks to Brexit plans despite progress

* Barclays' McFarlane says key questions still open (Adds comment, detail)

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Lloyd's of London pushes ahead with Brexit plans

LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyd's of London [SOLYD.UL] will press ahead with plans to establish a foothold in the European Union regardless of progress in EU divorce talks that industry groups said was welcome but did little to dispel uncertainty.

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UPDATE 1-Lloyd's of London pushes ahead with Brexit plans

* TheCityUK says time running out (Recasts, adds industry comment)

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Lloyd's of London CEO says still planning Brussels subsidiary

LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The chief executive of UK insurance market Lloyd's of London said she was pleased about the progress of talks about Britain's exit from the European Union but was nonetheless pressing ahead with plans for a subsidiary in Brussels.

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‘Hamilton’ Opens in London. Does Anyone Know Who Alexander Hamilton Is?

Theatergoers were excited for the musical’s West End preview. Though many were hazy on the details of the founding father it’s named after.

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METALS-London copper mired near two-month low as China demand growth cools

MELBOURNE, Dec 7 (Reuters) - London copper edged up on Thursday but was still not far two-month lows amid signs that growth in China's property and power sectors, both major copper consumers, is tapering into the year end. FUNDAMENTALS * London Metal Exchange copper edged up by 0.3 percent to $6,571.50 a tonne by 0209 GMT, after closing little changed in the previous session. Prices on Tuesday fell to $6,507.50, the weakest since Oct. 10. Shanghai Futures Exchange copper

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London hails electric cabs for a fare to a "different world"

LONDON (Reuters) - London's black cab has gone electric - and it's just hit the roads.

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METALS-Shanghai copper prices fall sharply, track losses in London

BEIJING, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Shanghai copper fell more than 3 percent in early trade on Wednesday, tracking London prices which the session before saw their biggest drop since July, 2015. FUNDAMENTALS * SHFE COPPER: The most-traded Shanghai Futures Exchange copper contract was down 3.2 percent at 51,350 yuan ($7,758.44) a tonne at 0158 GMT, on course for its biggest one-day fall since November, 2016. * LME COPPER: Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was trading up

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In London, Empowerment and Emotion at the Fashion Awards

The big winners were Donatella Versace, Jonathan Anderson and Raf Simons, but the message was political.

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Security alert closes underground station in central London: transport authority

LONDON (Reuters) - London's transport authority said on Tuesday it had closed St Paul's underground station in the city's financial district while police responded to a security alert in the area.

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London Mayor Seeks Revival of Public Drinking Fountains

Mayor Sadiq Khan wants to lessen the embrace of single-use plastic water bottles, many of which are never recycled.

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Lamborghini unveils world's fastest SUV

The 190-mph Lamborghini Urus will transform the Italian luxury automaker.

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Move over Paddington...Winnie-the-Pooh to bear all in London show

LONDON (Reuters) - Paddington Bear may have captivated cinema audiences this year, but another ursine star, Winnie-the-Pooh, will get his own show at London's historic V&A museum this month.

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Facebook opens new London hub, to create 800 UK jobs

LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook opened its new London office on Monday and said it would add another 800 jobs in the capital next year, underlining its commitment to Britain as the country prepares for Brexit.

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UPDATE 1-Facebook opens new London hub, to create 800 UK jobs

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Facebook opened its new London office on Monday and said it would add another 800 jobs in the capital next year, underlining its commitment to Britain as the country prepares for Brexit.

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RPT-Brexit buys bruised London Stock Exchange time

LONDON, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Bruised by the collapse of its merger with Deutsche Boerse and battered by the abrupt departure of its CEO, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) may find Brexit buys it time get its house in order.

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METALS-London copper shrugs off firmer dollar as China demand supports

MELBOURNE, Dec 4 (Reuters) - London copper held its ground on Monday, defying a stronger dollar to find support from resilient manufacturing demand in top consumer China. FUNDAMENTALS * COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper edged up by 0.1 percent to $6,841 a tonne by 0228 GMT, adding to 1.1 percent gains from the previous session. Prices last week fell by 2.4 percent trimming copper's advance for the year to 23 percent, still its largest advance since 2010. * SHFE: Shanghai

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Facebook opens new London HQ, to create 800 UK jobs

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Facebook opens its new London office on Monday and said it would add 800 more jobs in the capital next year, underlining its commitment to Britain as the country prepares for Brexit.

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The Fabulous Holiday Windows of London, Paris, Berlin and New York City

The wintry décor season came early this year.

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Alpine skiing: Vonn second fastest in downhill training

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (Reuters) - Lindsey Vonn signaled her intentions to chase the all-time mark for World Cup race wins by posting the second fastest time in the final women's downhill training session in Lake Louise on Thursday.

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Venezuela creditors meet with Rotshchild, Cleary in London-sources

LONDON/NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Investment bank Rothschild is participating in a Venezuelan creditors' meeting in London on Thursday to discuss how to handle the cash-strapped country's request to restructure some $60 billion in outstanding bonds, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

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Russian sprinter Gushchina fails doping test from London 2012: IOC

ZURICH (Reuters) - Russian sprinter Yulia Gushchina, part of the silver medal winning 4x400 metres relay team at the 2012 London Games, failed an anti-doping test, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday.

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Kipchoge to make London Marathon return in 2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the London Marathon in 2018 after a year's absence, resuming his quest for a third victory in the event, organizers said on Thursday.

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Airbus says pitching A350 long range plane for Sydney-London non-stop flights

SINGAPORE, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Airbus SE's talks with Qantas Airways about a plane that can fly 20 hours non-stop from Sydney to London are centred around the A350-900ULR rather than reviving a shorter A350 variant, an executive at the manufacturer said on Thursday.

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U.S. third-quarter economic growth fastest in three years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy grew faster than initially thought in the third quarter, notching its quickest pace in three years, buoyed by robust business spending on equipment and an accumulation of inventories.

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New electric London taxi poised for second overseas market

LONDON (Reuters) - London's black-cab maker could strike a deal soon on the second overseas market for the new electric version of its famous taxi, the boss of the Chinese Geely-owned firm told Reuters on Wednesday.

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London Stock Exchange boss Rolet steps down

LONDON (Reuters) - London Stock Exchange CEO Xavier Rolet is stepping down immediately and its chairman has also signaled he will not seek re-election, as the exchange seeks to draw a line under a row with a top shareholder over management succession.

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UPDATE 2-London Stock Exchange boss Rolet steps down

* Chairman signals he won't seek re-election in 2019 (Adds more detail)

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London Stock Exchange CEO Rolet steps down

LONDON (Reuters) - The London Stock Exchange said its chief executive, Xavier Rolet, has left after the bourse's clash with a top shareholder dragged in the Bank of England.

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UPDATE 1- London Stock Exchange CEO Rolet steps down

LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The London Stock Exchange said its chief executive, Xavier Rolet, has left after the bourse's clash with a top shareholder dragged in the Bank of England.

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Xavier Rolet steps down as London Stock Exchange CEO

LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The London Stock Exchange said its chief executive Xavier Rolet has stepped down and will be replaced by David Warren, chief financial officer, on an interim basis.

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METALS-London copper edges off one-week low, downside risks seen

MELBOURNE, Nov 29 (Reuters) - London copper edged higher on Wednesday, pulling away from its lowest in more than a week hit in the previous session, as the United States progressed with a bill that would support tax cuts but analysts said given weaker oil prices, any reprieve may prove short term. FUNDAMENTALS * LME: London Metal Exchange copper rose by 0.4 percent to $6,832.50 a tonne by 0216 GMT, paring losses from the previous session when prices dipped to the weakest since

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Alpine skiing: Vonn eighth fastest in downhill training

(Reuters) - American Lindsey Vonn had the eighth fastest time in the first women's downhill training in Lake Louise, Alberta on Tuesday where later this week she hopes to inch closer to the all-time mark for World Cup race wins.

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A Film That Pays Homage to the Bygone Era of London Couture

Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Phantom Thread” finds its inspiration in the eccentric figures of the 1950s — and celebrates fashion’s enduring sense of fantasy.

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METALS-London nickel skids, metals slip as investors cut risk

(Recasts, adds comment, updates details and prices) MELBOURNE, Nov 27 (Reuters) - London nickel led metals lower on Monday, as investors cut their exposure to risky assets as Beijing steps up a crackdown on shadow banking and other riskier forms of financing. China will check local governments' investment in railway projects, the state planner said on Friday, amid official concerns that breakneck infrastructure spending is racking up too much debt. "Today's selling is also a likely

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Brantley in Britain: Eye-Openers in London: 19th-Century Women with 21st-Century Problems

Revivals of plays by Ibsen and Wilde, and a new work about the young Karl Marx, find strong women chafing under the yoke of dominating men

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Panic on London's Oxford Street after reports of shooting

LONDON (Reuters) - Panic erupted among Christmas shopping crowds on London's Oxford Street on Friday evening as armed officers raced to respond to reports of shots being fired in the area but police said later they had found no evidence of gunfire or casualties.

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Police respond to reports of incident in central London

Police are responding to an incident at the Oxford Circus underground station in London.

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London’s Oxford Circus Tube Station Is Evacuated After Reports of Gunfire

Witnesses described mass panic. The police said they had responded as if the incident was terrorist related, but had not located any casualties.

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Armed police race to London's Oxford Street after reports of shots fired

LONDON (Reuters) - Police said they were responding on Friday to reports of shots being fired on London's packed Oxford Street, the heart of the British capital's main shopping district, and had reacted as if the incident were terrorist related.

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Motor racing: Hamilton fastest in Abu Dhabi practice

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Four times world champion Lewis Hamilton kept Mercedes on top in the last Friday practice of the Formula One season with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel close behind.

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Warehouse fire sends huge clouds of smoke across London skyline

LONDON (Reuters) - A fire at an industrial estate sent clouds of smoke billowing across London on Thursday morning.

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Losing London: Where Brexit Hurts: The Nurses and Doctors Leaving London

Britain’s treasured health care system was used as rallying cry by anti-E.U. campaigners. Many of its European staff now feel betrayed. Thousands have quit.

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Wake Up and Smell the Traffic? London Tries Coffee to Power Buses

In an effort to curb toxic diesel fumes, oil from used grounds has been added to the fuel for the British capital’s iconic red double-deckers.

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London buses to be fueled by coffee

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Brexit and the City: taking London's financial pulse

LONDON (Reuters) - Will Britain's decision to leave the European Union in 2019 damage one of its most successful industries?

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Farah to kick off road career on the streets of London

(Reuters) - Mo Farah will start his career as a full-time road runner by taking part in a London half marathon early next year before tackling the full distance around the British capital in April, according to The Times.

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Full of beans: coffee grounds to help power London's buses

(Reuters) - Waste coffee grounds will be used to help fuel some of London's buses, Royal Dutch Shell and clean technology company bio-bean said on Monday.

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Goffin stuns Federer to set up London final against Dimitrov

LONDON (Reuters) - As if clocking up a first victory over Rafael Nadal was not enough, David Goffin continued breaking new ground by stunning Roger Federer at the ATP Finals on Saturday to claim the biggest win of his career and reach the final.

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Goffin stuns Federer to reach London final

LONDON (Reuters) - Belgium's David Goffin pulled off a huge shock to beat six-times champion Roger Federer 2-6 6-3 6-4 in the semi-finals of the ATP Finals on Saturday.

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Lebanon's Middle East Airlines lifts electronics ban on London flights

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's national carrier Middle East Airlines (MEA) on Friday lifted restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes traveling from Beirut to London, the airline said.

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Sock stuns Zverev to prolong London adventure, Federer rolls on

LONDON (Reuters) - Jack Sock became the first American to reach the last four of the ATP Finals for 10 years when he stunned world number three Alexander Zverev in a firecracker of a match on Thursday.

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No let-up from Federer as he stays perfect in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Roger Federer went through round-robin play at the ATP Finals undefeated for the 10th time as he returned to haunt Marin Cilic with a 6-7(5) 6-4 6-1 win at the O2 Arena on Thursday.

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London theater says 20 men made allegations against Kevin Spacey

LONDON (Reuters) - The Old Vic theater in London said on Thursday it had received 20 separate allegations of inappropriate conduct by Kevin Spacey from 20 men who came into contact with him at the theater, or in connection with it, between 1995 and 2013.

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London theater uncovers more Kevin Spacey allegations

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BRIEF-KemPharm says completed meeting with FDA on KP415

* KemPharm completes successful end-of-Phase 2 meeting on KP415 with FDA

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Uber's London license appeal could take years: Mayor Khan

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's [UBER.UL] appeal process against a decision by London's transport regulator to strip the taxi app of its operating license in the British capital could take years, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said on Thursday.

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Final death toll from London's Grenfell Tower fire is 71: police

LONDON (Reuters) - The final death toll from the fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower social housing block in London in June is 71, police said on Thursday after five months of painstaking search and recovery operations.

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Brexit deters some international staff from London tech firms - survey

LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - One in three tech companies in London have seen talks with potential international hires fall through due to Britain's decision to leave the European Union, according to a survey from industry body Tech London Advocates.

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Suitcase of sapphires and other gems worth 1 million pounds stolen from London train

LONDON (Reuters) - British police were hunting for an unidentified man on Tuesday after a suitcase containing 1 million pounds ($1.3 million) worth of gems was stolen from a luggage rack on a train at London's Euston station.

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Mike Bloomberg says London will stay Europe's financial centre though "dumb" Brexit will cut growth

LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - London will remain Europe's financial centre for the foreseeable future and keep its position alongside New York as one of the world's dominant trading capitals though Brexit will reduce its growth, billionaire Michael Bloomberg said on Tuesday.

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Brantley in Britain: On London Stages, Britain Considers Its Divided Soul

New plays from Mike Bartlett and James Graham pose E.M. Forster’s newly urgent question of who inherits England

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London authorities failing people displaced by deadly fire: lawmaker

LONDON (Reuters) - Hundreds of people displaced by a fire that killed about 80 people in London in June are still living in hotels or friends' houses because of a failure by local authorities to rehouse them, the lawmaker representing the area said on Monday.

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GM unveils fastest Corvette ever

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METALS-London copper stays above one-month low on steady demand

MELBOURNE, Nov 13 (Reuters) - London copper rose on Monday from one month lows hit last week, as demand remained steady and the dollar wallowed below its peaks from last week. FUNDAMENTALS * COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper edged up by 0.3 percent to $6,807 a tonne by 0148 GMT, reversing small losses from the previous session. Prices last week fell to the weakest in around a month at $6,761.50 a tonne. * SHFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper was steady at 53,50

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Federer leaves Sock standing in London opener

LONDON (Reuters) - Whatever else happens to Jack Sock at the ATP Finals this week, his between-the-legs volley at 4-4 in the second set of his debut match will feature in the end-of-tournament showreel.

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London mayor supports compromise efforts between regulator and Uber

LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Sunday he supported efforts by the city's transport regulator Transport for London to try to reach a compromise with Uber after the taxi app confirmed it would appeal in a running row over workers' rights.

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London mayor calls on British foreign minister Johnson to resign

LONDON (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan called on British foreign minister Boris Johnson on Sunday to resign after a series of gaffes which he said had offended Libyans, Americans, the Spanish and others.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates nytimes.com

A London Meeting of an Unlikely Group: How a Trump Adviser Came to Learn of Clinton ‘Dirt’

Interviews and records reveal new details about contacts between George Papadopoulos and self-described Kremlin intermediaries.

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In Brexit-Era London, a Mosque Sits Between Two Types of Hate

Terrorism and shifting politics have left mainstream Muslims feeling wary in one of the Western cities that has been most open to them.

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Drug bingo: EU readies vote for London-based pharma agency

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Nineteen EU governments will slug it out in a series of secret ballots in 10 days' time for the right to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) once it leaves London after Brexit, EU officials said on Thursday.

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METALS-London nickel slides more than 2 percent

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) MELBOURNE, Nov 9 (Reuters) - London nickel fell by more than two percent on Thursday to its weakest since October as hype over potential electric vehicle demand that drove last week's rally died down. The nickel market had been ignoring downside risks from policy developments in Indonesia and the Philippines, and instead was focusing on potential future demand from electric vehicle batteries, said Morgan Stanley in a report. "We (have) heard

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METALS-London copper holds above 1-month low in thin trade

MELBOURNE, Nov 9 (Reuters) - London copper was barely changed on Thursday, holding above a one-month low touched in the previous session, with light turnover suggesting bargain hunters were awaiting lower prices. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper was flat at $6,856 a tonne by 0127 GMT, holding a small 0.4 percent gain from the previous session. LME copper slipped to $6,780 a tonne on Wednesday which was the lowest since Oct. 11. Volumes were very light

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The world's fastest-growing tourism city is ...

Hong Kong might be the world's most visited city this year, but a potential, albeit surprising, future contender is emerging from the sidelines.

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Nadal will be fit for London, says coach Moya

MILAN (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal will be fit for the ATP Finals in London next week despite concerns over the state of the Spaniard's knee, coach Carlos Moya said.

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London life laid bare in rubbish along the Thames

LONDON (Reuters) - Bones, a moldy hot water bottle, a pair of rusty pliers and a pristine pair of women’s pants are among the eclectic cast-offs Reuters photographer Stefan Wermuth has found along...

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Turkey's Global Yatirim eyes green energy deals after London investment

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish investment firm Global Yatirim Holding will focus on renewable energy and infrastructure projects and look to buy an asset manager, its chairman said, as part of a shift in strategy since an investment from London-based fund Centricus.

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METALS-London nickel rises, on course for 10 pct weekly gain

BEIJING, Nov 3 (Reuters) - London nickel prices renewed their advance on Friday, putting the metal on course for a gain of nearly 10 percent this week and 27 percent year-to-date on expectations of bullish demand from the electric vehicle battery sector. FUNDAMENTALS * LME NICKEL: London Metal Exchange three-month nickel was up 1 percent at $12,735 a tonne by 0218 GMT, having closed down 1.4 percent the previous session. LME nickel hit its highest in more than two years at $13,

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U.S. third quarter productivity fastest in three years; jobless claims fall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in three years in the third quarter but the trend remained moderate, suggesting that a recent acceleration in economic growth was unlikely to be sustained.

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UK city Brighton renews Uber license for six months as it monitors London dispute

LONDON (Reuters) - Brighton has renewed Uber's license to operate in the southern English city for six months while the local authority follows the outcome of London's move to strip the taxi app of its license.

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U.S. third-quarter productivity fastest in three years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in three years in the third quarter, holding down labor costs, but the trend in productivity growth remained moderate.

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Actor accuses Kevin Spacey of harassment during London theater stint

LONDON (Reuters) - Roberto Cavazos, an actor who worked at a London theater where Kevin Spacey was artistic director between 2004 and 2015, said he had encounters with the Hollywood star at the time "that verged on what you could call harassment".

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Actor accuses Spacey of harassment during stint at London theater

LONDON (Reuters) - Roberto Cavazos, an actor who worked at a London theater where Kevin Spacey was artistic director between 2004 and 2015 said he had encounters with the Hollywood star at the time "that verged on what you could call harassment".

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London to set Northern Ireland budget as direct rule looms

BELFAST/DUBLIN (Reuters) - The British government is to impose a budget on Northern Ireland for the first time in a decade, a major step towards imposing direct rule after attempts to form a power-sharing government in Belfast collapsed.

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LMEWEEK-BHP turns to drill bit to meet electric car copper consumption

LONDON, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Exploration not acquisition is the best way for BHP to meet any rise in copper demand from electric vehicles, a top official at the world's biggest miner said.

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BRIEF-Novacyt shares start trading on AIM of London Stock Exchange on Nov 1

* SHARES ADMITTED TO TRADING ON AIM, MARKET OPERATED BY LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, FROM 8 AM GMT ON NOV 1

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Gasoline flows away from New York Harbor as Midwest prices soar

NEW YORK, Oct 31 (Reuters) - U.S. East Coast refiners are sending gasoline barrels to western Pennsylvania instead of the New York Harbor market, compounding an unusual tightness in an area that helps set prices for the nation.

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London theaters react to Kevin Spacey allegation

A London theater where Kevin Spacey was artistic director for 11 years invited people to contact them confidentially with any complaints on Tuesday, amid a growing outcry over a sexual assault allegation against the American actor.

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METALS-London copper gains as dollar slips

SYDNEY, Oct 31 (Reuters) - London copper turned positive in late Asian trading on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar weakened.

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METALS-London copper retreats as dollar advances

SYDNEY, Oct 31 (Reuters) - London copper returned overnight gains in Asian trading on Tuesday on the back of a stronger U.S. dollar.

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Athletics: Farah splits with coach Salazar, moving back to London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Olympic and world champion Mo Farah has split with long-time coach Alberto Salazar because he wants to move back to London with his family, he said in an interview on Monday.

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U.S. consumer spending grows at fastest pace since 2009, savings drop

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in more than eight years in September, likely as households in Texas and Florida replaced flood-damaged motor vehicles, but underlying inflation remained muted.

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U.S. consumer spending grows at fastest pace since 2009

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in more than eight years in September, likely as households in Texas and Florida replaced flood-damaged motor vehicles, but underlying inflation remained muted.

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Goldman CEO has high hopes for London HQ post-Brexit, much outside his control

LONDON (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein expects to fill up the firm's new European headquarters which is currently under construction in London, but said Britain's exit from the European Union leaves much outside the bank's control.

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BRIEF-Kemper reports Q3 earnings per share of $0.92

* Kemper Corporation reports strong third quarter 2017 results

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METALS-London copper near 2-week low on firm dollar

MELBOURNE, Oct 30 (Reuters) - London copper steadied on Monday, not far from a two-week low hit in the previous session on persistent headwinds from a stronger dollar. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper rose by 0.2 percent to $6,841.50 a tonne by 0138 GMT, finding its feet after more than 2 percent losses in the previous session. Prices on Friday sank to their lowest since Oct. 11 at $6,782.50. * SHFE COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper was down by

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London airport's security files found on a USB stick on street

Heathrow Airport officials have launched an internal investigation into how a USB memory stick containing the airport's security information was allegedly found on a London street by a member of the public, a spokesperson for the airport told CNN on Sunday.

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Bottas fastest in first Mexican GP practice

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Finland's Valtteri Bottas kept team mate and title favorite Lewis Hamilton off the top of the first-practice timesheets on Friday as champions Mercedes made a quick start to the Mexican Grand Prix weekend.

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Purple reigns at London exhibition charting Prince's career

LONDON (Reuters) - Paisley, pop hits and of course purple are coming to London's O2 arena in a new exhibition of personal memorabilia of the late singer Prince.

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London's Canary Wharf Docklands Light Railway station reopens after fire alert

LONDON (Reuters) - London's Canary Wharf Docklands Light Railway Station was reopened on Thursday after a temporary closure due to a fire alert, Transport for London (TfL) said on Twitter.

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METALS-London aluminium hits over 5-year high on China supply cuts

(Adds Shanghai closing prices) BEIJING/MELBOURNE, Oct 26 (Reuters) - London aluminium surged to its highest in more than five years on Thursday on expectations of dwindling supply of both aluminium and its raw materials, as China imposes restrictions on industrial output over winter. The seasonal curbs on aluminium production itself will not be as severe as expected, analysts at Standard Chartered said in a note, referring to an apparent reprieve for top producer China Hongqiao Group, w

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London comes to Macau as Las Vegas Sands revamps casino resort

HONG KONG, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Las Vegas Sands, the casino behemoth owned by U.S. billionaire Sheldon Adelson, said on Wednesday it plans to spend $1.1 billion on new projects in the world's largest gambling hub, including building a London-themed attraction.

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METALS-London aluminium hits five-year high on China supply cuts

MELBOURNE, Oct 26 (Reuters) - London aluminium surged to its highest in more than five years on Thursday on expectations of dwindling supply as China aluminium makers cut production over winter. FUNDAMENTALS * London Metal Exchange aluminium crashed through $2,200 to peak at $2211 a tonne, the highest since March 2012. Prices traded at $2204 a tonne by 0155 GMT. * Shfe aluminium hit its highest in more than a week at 16,555 yuan ($2,496), but remained well below their rece

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Tennis: Del Potro wins opener in Basel to keep London hopes alive

BASEL, Switzerland (Reuters) - Juan Martin del Potro's quest for an unlikely spot in the ATP World Tour Finals gathered pace as he beat Portugal's Joao Sousa in his opening match at the Swiss Indoors on Wednesday.

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U.S. renewable fuel credits continue bull run, drive up gasoline margins: traders

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. renewable fuel credits (D6) hit $1.00 in early trading on Wednesday, traders said, as prices continue to surge in the wake of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision to back off program reforms.

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Small mining companies shun London market after IPO flops

* GRAPHIC-Performance of newly listed miners: http://reut.rs/2y39eFr

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EU 27 start internal discussions on ties with London after Brexit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union minus Britain will hold its first internal talks on Wednesday on how it envisages future relations with London and what sort of transition period there will be after Brexit in March 2019.

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LCH flags swapping London for New York if euro clearing departs

LONDON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Moving clearing to a European Union country from London after Brexit is not a "fait accompli" and the business could be transferred to New York, the CEO of London Clearing House said.

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METALS-London copper falls as rally runs out of steam

(Updates prices, adds comment, detail) BEIJING/MELBOURNE, Oct 25 (Reuters) - London copper fell back on Wednesday, after hitting its highest in a week in the previous session, as market participants said the recent rally was losing its legs and a correction was due. The "sheer weight of selling that materialised into $7,095-7,105 has for now taken the steam out of the rally although dips remain supported," said Matt France, head of institutional sales, metals, for Marex Spectron in Asia

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METALS-London copper steady, China economic prospects underpin

BEIJING/MELBOURNE, Oct 25 (Reuters) - London copper was steady on Wednesday, after hitting its highest in a week in the previous session, on encouraging prospects for economic growth in China, the world's top consumer of metals. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was down 0.02 percent at $7,034 a tonne, by 0218 GMT, after rising 0.4 percent in the previous session when it touched a one-week high and came within the reach of three-

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With new technology, Mazda gives spark to gasoline engine

HIROSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - In the high-stakes, high-cost battle among global automakers to develop ever more efficient vehicles, one of the biggest breakthroughs in internal combustion engine technology in years looks to be coming from one of the industry's smaller players.

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EU's Tusk says 'good deal' or 'no deal' on Brexit up to London

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday that it was up to Britain to determine if there was to be a good deal or no deal in Brexit talks.

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Lloyd's of London estimates net claims for Hurricane Maria of $900 million

LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyd's of London estimated net claims of $900 million for Hurricane Maria, which caused devastation in Puerto Rico last month, the specialist insurance market said on Monday.

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Lloyd's of London estimates net claims for Hurricane Maria of $900 mln

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Lloyd's of London estimated net claims of $900 million for Hurricane Maria, which caused devastation in Puerto Rico last month, the specialist insurance market said on Monday.

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London Adds Charge for Older Diesel Vehicles to Fight Pollution

It will now cost almost $30 to drive such cars in the center of the British capital, as the mayor cites “a health crisis” caused by poor-quality air.

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London introduces vehicle pollution levy in new blow to diesel

LONDON (Reuters) - London brought in a new levy on the oldest and most polluting cars entering the city center from Monday, almost doubling how much motorists have to pay in the latest blow to diesel.

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METALS-London copper steady, underpinned by China growth hopes

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - London copper pared early gains but traded steady on Monday after Chinese authorities reaffirmed that the country's economy was on track to achieve the official growth target even as its housing market slows. China's new home prices registered another month of weak growth in September, with the biggest markets slipping and vast numbers of smaller cities cooling off as government measures to cool a

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Firms not bluffing when they threaten to shift away from London- mayor

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Companies are not bluffing when they threaten to move business from London due to uncertainty over Britain's departure from the European Union, mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday, adding a transition deal would allow them to make plans more securely.

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METALS-London copper edges higher on China growth hopes

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - London copper climbed on Monday alongside other metals, after Chinese authorities reaffirmed that the country's economy was on track to achieve the official growth target even as its housing market slows. China's new home prices registered another month of weak growth in September, with the biggest markets slipping and vast numbers of smaller cities cooling off as government measures to cool a lon

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METALS-London copper climbs as China reaffirms growth target

MELBOURNE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - London copper climbed on Monday alongside other metals, after Chinese authorities reaffirmed that the country's economy was on track to achieve the official target of 6.5 percent growth this year. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper rose by 0.4 percent to $6,982 a tonne by 0119 GMT, after closing little changed in the previous session, when it posted its fourth straight weekly gain. LME copper prices reached $7,177 a tonne last

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London introduces charge on most polluting vehicles

LONDON (Reuters) - London introduced a charge on the oldest and most polluting vehicles on Monday to try to improve air quality in the British capital, the city's mayor, Sadiq Khan, said.

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Motor racing: Hamilton fastest in U.S. Grand Prix practice

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Formula One title favorite Lewis Hamilton led the way in first free practice at the U.S. Grand Prix on Friday with a lap half a second faster than his closest rival Sebastian Vettel's best effort.

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London the starting line as Adidas laces up robotic shoe run

LONDON (Reuters) - Adidas has launched the first of six planned city-themed running shoe models in London as it capitalizes on its first Speedfactory, which it has opened in Germany and equipped with time-saving robotics.

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Paris or London? International Collectors Now Have to Choose

The timing of the FIAC and Frieze art fairs means that few visitors can accommodate both. How do savvy buyers choose?

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London will remain leading financial centre - PM May's spokesman

LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - London will remain the world's leading financial centre, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday when asked about comments by Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein.

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London Theater Reviews: Brexit Britain Through the Lens of a Russian Master

Mike Bartlett’s “Albion” riffs on Chekhov to give a fresh view of modern-day England, but a French play in a new translation proves suffocating.

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Europe’s Fastest-Growing Economy Could Be Headed for Trouble

Much of the growth in Romania is the product of a consumer bonanza, and economists worry that the good times cannot last given a lack of investment.

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METALS-London copper edges down; China congress in focus

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 18 (Reuters) - London copper on Wednesday eased from three-year highs hit earlier in the week, but was supported by solid demand-growth expectations, with markets looking to policy announcements from China's Communist Party Congress. "China's underlying demand for copper remains stable and solid," said Hong Kong-based broker Argonaut Securities. There has been stable demand from China's power sector, and st

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METALS-London copper climbs on robust demand; China leadership meet in focus

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 18 (Reuters) - London copper climbed on Wednesday, supported by healthy demand growth expectations and relief from a stronger dollar, while markets looked ahead to policy announcements from China's Communist Party conference. "China's underlying demand for copper remains stable and solid," said Hong Kong-based broker Argonaut Securities. There has been stable demand from China's power sector, and strong dem

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UBS asks London investment bankers - Amsterdam, Madrid or Frankfurt?

LONDON/ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS asked staff whether they would prefer to relocate to Amsterdam, Madrid or Frankfurt after Britain leaves the European Union in a survey sent to its investment bankers on Tuesday, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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UBS asks London investment bankers: Amsterdam, Madrid or Frankfurt?

LONDON/ZURICH, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS asked staff whether they would prefer to relocate to Amsterdam, Madrid or Frankfurt after Britain leaves the European Union in a survey sent to its investment bankers on Tuesday, according to sources familiar with the matter.

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Fatty liver disease fastest-growing reason for transplants in young U.S. adults

(Reuters Health) - Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and its more aggressive form, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, have become the fastest-growing reasons for liver transplants in young Americans, according to a recent study.

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London Art Auction for Grenfell Fire Survivors Raises $2.5 Million

Leading artists donated pieces for sale at Sotheby’s, including Tracey Emin, Antony Gormley and Wolfgang Tillmans.

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MOVES-Bfinance names new London portfolio solutions head

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Independent investment consultant bfinance appointed Malcolm Hunt head of portfolio solutions to its London team.

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London art auction raises $2.5 million for survivors of deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

LONDON (Reuters) - An auction of 31 artworks donated by some of Britain's most successful contemporary artists has raised close to 2 million pounds for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire that...

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Scotland sees progress in Brexit talks with London but still objects to bill

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - The British and Scottish executives have made progress in talks on how to share powers after Brexit, they said on Monday, but Edinburgh still objects to the central government's proposed law on withdrawing from the European Union.

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Third woman accuses Weinstein of sexual assault in London

A third woman in London has made sexual assault allegations against disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.

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Aboard the 1938 fight from London to Australia

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METALS-London copper hits 3-year high, breaking $7,000/T, on rosier China economy

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 16 (Reuters) - London copper prices charged through the $7,000 mark for the first time in three years on Monday, underpinned by improving manufacturing profits in China that pointed to robust growth in the world's top user of metals. China's producer price inflation unexpectedly accelerated to a six-month high in September as a construction boom showed no signs of abating and as a government crackdown on air pol

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As Hollywood struggles with sexism, female-led story ends London film fest

LONDON (Reuters) - The London Film Festival closed on Sunday with a violent and profanity-laden dark comedy featuring Frances McDormand, as a small-town mother seeking justice for her murdered daughter, tipped for an Oscar nod.

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Gasoline boosts U.S. consumer prices, underlying inflation tame

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest increase in eight months in September as gasoline prices soared in the wake of hurricane-related production disruptions at oil refineries in the Gulf Coast, but underlying inflation remained muted.

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Zambian villagers can sue Vedanta in the UK: London's Court of Appeal

LONDON (Reuters) - Nearly 2,000 Zambian villagers can pursue a claim for damages in English courts for environmental pollution after London's Court of Appeal on Friday rejected an appeal by diversified miner Vedanta.

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Gasoline buoys U.S. consumer prices, underlying inflation tame

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices recorded their biggest increase in eight months in September as gasoline prices soared in the wake of hurricane-related production disruptions at oil refineries in the Gulf Coast area, but underlying inflation remained muted.

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U.S. retail sales surge, driven by autos and gasoline purchases

WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales recorded their biggest increase in 2-1/2 years in September likely as reconstruction and clean-up efforts in areas devastated by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma boosted demand for building materials and motor vehicles.

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Uber embarks on legal battle to retain London license

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] lodged a court appeal on Friday to overturn a decision by London's transport regulator that stripped the taxi app of its operating license in its most important European market, the first stop on what is set to be a long legal road.

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UPDATE 2-Uber embarks on legal battle to retain London licence

* Uber still operating pending outcome of appeal (Adds details, background)

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Teenager to stand trial in March over London bomb attack

LONDON (Reuters) - A teenager who moved to Britain after his parents were killed in Iraq will go on trial in March over a bomb attack on a packed commuter train that injured 30 people in London in September.

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Uber appeals against loss of London license

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] submitted a court appeal on Friday to overturn a decision by London's transport regulator that stripped the taxi app of its operating license in one of its most important markets.

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Police in New York and London Look Into Assault Allegations Against Weinstein

The reports — related to an episode in London in the 1980s and in New York in 2004 — are preliminary, but point to the breadth of the legal challenges Harvey Weinstein could face.

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Weinstein under investigation by police in London and NYC

Police on both sides of the Atlantic are investigating Harvey Weinstein over allegations of sexual assault as the scandal surrounding the disgraced Hollywood movie mogul mounts.

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London regulator will defend decision not to renew Uber's license in court: mayor

LONDON (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Thursday that the city's transport regulator will defend its decision in court not to renew Uber's license to operate in the British capital.

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London regulator will defend decision not to renew Uber's licence in court -mayor

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Thursday that the city's transport regulator will defend its decision in court not to renew Uber's licence to operate in the British capital.

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BRIEF-Kemper estimates third quarter 2017 catastrophe losses

* Kemper corp - ‍estimates that its q3 2017 results will include pre-tax catastrophe losses in range of $30 million to $37 million​

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UPDATE 1-Ready meals firm Bakkavor prepares $2 bln London listing

LONDON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Ready meals supplier Bakkavor plans to list at least a quarter of its shares on the London Stock Exchange in early November, in a deal that sources say could value it at up to 1.5 billion pounds ($2 billion).

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UPDATE 1-Deutsche Boerse steps up clearing fight with London ahead of Brexit

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Deutsche Boerse has introduced a profit-sharing scheme on interest rate swaps at its clearing business, seeking to wrest trade from the London Stock Exchange amid the uncertainty over Britain's departure from the European Union.

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Deutsche Boerse steps up clearing fight with London ahead of Brexit

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Deutsche Boerse has introduced a profit-sharing scheme to wrest volumes from the London Stock Exchange as banks face uncertainty over cross-border markets ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union.

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Man released in London car collision

A man arrested in a London car collision that injured at least 11 people has been released and is under investigation.

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Police release London museum crash driver as enquiries continue

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Sunday a man arrested after a car collided with pedestrians in London, injuring 11, had been released under investigation while enquires continued.

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Eleven injured in car crash near London museum, terrorism ruled out

LONDON (Reuters) - Eleven people were injured on Saturday when a car collided with pedestrians near London's Natural History Museum, in one of the capital's busiest tourist areas, but police doused fears it was a terrorist attack, saying it was a road traffic incident.

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London Police Detain Man After Car Strikes Pedestrians Near History Museum

The Metropolitan Police said “a number of pedestrians” were injured in the South Kensington neighborhood.

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One man held after several hurt in car collision near London museum

LONDON (Reuters) - One man was detained after a number of pedestrians were injured in a collision with a car near the city's Natural History Museum on Saturday, and London police said they were trying to determine the circumstances.

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Several hurt in car incident near London museum; police say not terrorism-linked

LONDON (Reuters) - London police said on Saturday a number of pedestrians had been injured near the city's Natural History Museum and that a man had been detained at the scene, but they were not treating the incident as terrorism-related

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Several people injured in car incident near London museum

LONDON (Reuters) - London police said on Saturday a number of pedestrians had been injured near the city's Natural History Museum and that a man had been detained at the scene.

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People injured in car collision near London museum

A number of pedestrians were injured Saturday after a car collision near London's Natural History Museum, London Metropolitan Police said. A man was arrested at the scene, police said.

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Daredevil backflips motorcycle between barges on London's Thames

LONDON (Reuters) - Extreme sports rider Travis Pastrana performed a backflip motorcycle jump over a 23-meter (75-ft) gap between two barges floating on London's river Thames on Thursday, 11 years after the last rider who tried the stunt suffered serious injury.

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After London setback, Taxify trails Uber into Paris market

LONDON (Reuters) - Taxify, an upstart European rival to Uber [UBER.UL], said on Thursday it had begun offering services in Paris despite regulatory uncertainty governing the status of private-hire cab companies that compete with licensed taxis.

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Protests disrupt London Film Festival in cinema wage dispute

LONDON (Reuters) - Protesters chanted and waved banners at the opening of the BFI London Film Festival as a long-running staff pay dispute with a cinema chain spilled over into red carpet territory.

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UPDATE 1-London mayor welcomes Uber boss' humility after licence loss

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan welcomed the humility shown by Uber's chief executive after the city stripped the taxi app of its licence to operate, but once again criticised the company's London management on Thursday.

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London mayor welcomes Uber boss' humility after license loss

LONDON (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan welcomed the humility shown by Uber's [UBER.UL] Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi who met with the city's transport regulator this week in a bid to overturn a decision stripping the firm of its operating license.

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London mayor welcomes Uber boss' humility after licence loss

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan welcomed the humility shown by Uber's Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi who met with the city's transport regulator this week in a bid to overturn a decision stripping the firm of its operating licence.

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RPT-UPDATE 1-Acquisition vehicle J2 raises $1.25 bln in London listing

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - J2 Acquisition, a British Virgin Islands investment vehicle set up by former executives of U.S. consumer products firm Jarden, has raised $1.25 billion in an initial public share offering in London, J2 said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Acquisition vehicle J2 raises $1.25 bln in London listing

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - J2 Acquisition, a British Virgin Islands investment vehicle set up by former executives of U.S. consumer products firm Jarden, has raised $1.25 billion in an initial public share offering in London, J2 said on Thursday.

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Lights, camera, action: London's Film Festival opens

LONDON (Reuters) - Red carpets are being unrolled as the British capital prepares to play host to some of international cinema's big names for the 12 days of the London Film Festival.

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BRIEF-Kempharm and Genco Sciences announce technology licensing agreement to develop prodrug-based therapy for tourette’s syndrome with ADHD

* Kempharm and Genco Sciences announce technology licensing agreement to develop prodrug-based therapy for potential rare pediatric indications of tourette’s syndrome with ADHD

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Uber CEO tackles challenges with board battle, London regulator

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi, little more than a month on the job, on Tuesday addresses two big challenges - London's threat to ban the ride-hailing service and a board battle over the influence of co-founder Travis Kalanick and investment by Japan's SoftBank.

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Uber promises to make things right in London after 'constructive' license meeting

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] promised to make things right in London after its new global boss had a "constructive" meeting with the city's transport regulator to try to hold on to the app's operating license in one of its main foreign markets.

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Uber C.E.O. Aims to Win Back London

The visit by Dara Khosrowshahi, an effort to overturn the city’s ban on the service, comes as Uber is facing internal divisions, including proposed limits on the power of its co-founder.

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Uber CEO meeting with London transport authority 'constructive'

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi had a constructive meeting with London's transport boss on Tuesday, the company said, just days after the city refused to renew its operating license.

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Uber boss seeks to charm London transport chief in license row

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's new global boss Dara Khosrowshahi was due to meet London's transport regulator on Tuesday as the taxi hailing app fights to keep its license in one of its main foreign markets.

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UPDATE 2-Uber boss seeks to charm London transport chief in licence row

* Uber also juggling dispute over influence of co-founder (Adds colour)

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UPDATE 1-Uber boss to meet London transport chief in bid to keep licence

* Uber also juggling dispute over influence of co-founder (Adds detail of Uber board meeting)

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London’s Uber Ban Raises Questions on Race and Immigration

The ride-hailing service disrupted both transportation and politics in the British capital. The decision to cancel its license is roiling the city.

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RPT-COLUMN-Oil drillers, not forecasters, are responsible for WTI weakness: Kemp

LONDON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is distorting oil prices by being far too optimistic in its forecasts for U.S. production, according to Harold Hamm, the chief executive of Continental Resources .