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Reuters UK | Evening News: Libyans pledge democracy as they win Gaddafi billions

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LATEST NEWS Libyans pledge democracy as they win Gaddafi billions TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's new leadership reaffirmed their commitment to democracy and good governance on Friday as they worked on how to spend billions of dollars they have been given from the frozen assets of fugitive strongman Muammar Gaddafi. | Full Article U.S. job growth grinds to halt, fuels recession fear 02 SEP 2011 15:32 BST WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employment growth ground to a halt in August as sagging confidence discouraged already skittish businesses from hiring, piling pressure on the Federal Reserve to provide more stimulus to aid the economy. | Full Article LSE's Rolet makes high-stakes move on LCH.Clearnet 02 SEP 2011 15:12 BST LONDON (Reuters) - The London Stock Exchange is in talks to buy clearing house LCH.Clearnet, a deal seen as critical for LSE Chief Executive Xavier Rolet after his failed attempt to take control of Canadian exchange

Reuters UK | Evening News: Bank to hold rates until Q2 2012 - Reuters poll.

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LATEST NEWS Bank to hold rates until Q2 2012 - Reuters poll 09 AUG 2011 15:04 BST LONDON (Reuters) - The economy will grow far slower than official forecasts, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday, and there is a growing chance the Bank of England will opt to inject more money into the market. | Full Article Surprise factory output fall shows recovery weakness 09 AUG 2011 13:57 BST LONDON (Reuters) - Factory output fell unexpectedly in June, an unwelcome reminder of the poor state of the country's economy as it faces new challenges from global financial turmoil and widespread riots in London and other cities. | Full Article Mall construction lowest since 1995 - CBRE 09 AUG 2011 14:59 BST LONDON (Reuters) - The rate of shopping centre construction activity fell to its lowest level since 1995 in the first three months of 2011, with developers delaying project starts over concerns about the health of the global

Reuters UK | Evening News: HK tycoon Li to buy Northumbrian Water for £2.4 billion

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Syria death toll rises, Italy recalls envoy 02 AUG 2011 14:36 BST AMMAN (Reuters) - The death toll in Syria's violent crackdown on opposition to President Bashar al-Assad in the city of Hama and elsewhere climbed Tuesday, spurring Western efforts to pile diplomatic pressure on Damascus. | Full Article Italy under fire in widening euro debt crisis 02 AUG 2011 15:21 BST ROME (Reuters) - Financial market pressure on Italy intensified on Tuesday, sucking Europe's second biggest debtor nation deeper into the euro area danger zone and prompting Italian authorities to call emergency talks. | Full Article Barclays to cut 3,000 jobs as profit sags 02 AUG 2011 15:31 BST LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays is set to cut about 3,000 jobs this year to reduce costs and expects financial markets to stay tough after a drop in bond trading and an insurance mis-selling charge cut first-half profit by a third. | Full Article HK tycoon Li to buy Northumb

Reuters UK | Evening News: Meagre Q2 growth ups pressure on government

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LATEST NEWS Meagre Q2 growth ups pressure on government LONDON (Reuters) - The economy barely grew between April and June and industrial output shrank, casting doubt over the government's ability to erase the budget deficit and raising pressure on the chancellor to boost growth. | Full Article Norwegian killer probably insane - lawyer 26 JUL 2011 15:14 BST OSLO (Reuters) - The lawyer of a Norwegian who killed at least 76 people in a bombing and a shooting spree said on Tuesday his client appeared to be a madman. | Full Article IMF chief urges U.S. to immediately resolve debt spat 26 JUL 2011 14:25 BST NEW YORK (Reuters) - IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Tuesday urged the United States to quickly resolve a political stalemate over raising the debt ceiling, warning that failure to reach an agreement would have serious consequences for the world economy. | Full Article Spain and Italy debt sales show euro zone relief fading 26

Reuters UK | Evening News: IMF Baccks UK Policy But WarnsOf Grwoth Risks

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LATEST NEWS IMF backs UK policy but warns of growth risks LONDON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund backed the government's plans to reduce the budget deficit on Monday, but said that tax cuts or more quantitative easing may be needed if growth proves persistently weak. | Full Article Cable warns unions of tougher anti-strike law 06 JUN 2011 14:04 BST LONDON (Reuters) - Trades unions risk facing tougher laws if they respond to the government's austerity programme with a series of strikes, Business Secretary Vince Cable said on Monday. | Full Article Osborne defends deficit-cutting plan 06 JUN 2011 09:36 BST LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor George Osborne defended his economic plan on Monday, dismissing criticism by a group of economists that his blueprint for rapid deficit cuts was endangering economic recovery. | Full Article Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty to sex charges 06 JUN 2011 15:13 BST NEW YORK (Reuter

Reuters UK | Evening News: Saleh "Well" After Palacfe Shelled -Yemen Official

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LATEST NEWS Saleh "well" after palace shelled - Yemen official SANAA (Reuters) - Shells struck Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh's palace in Sanaa on Friday, wounding three senior officials, but a Yemeni official said Saleh was "well." | Full Article Mladic calls genocide charges "monstrous" lie 03 JUN 2011 14:17 BST THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic faced the U.N. war crimes tribunal on Friday as a defiant general who never lost a battle, denying the charges against him as "obnoxious" and "monstrous." | Full Article Stocks, oil plunge as U.S. jobs report shocks 03 JUN 2011 15:02 BST NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global stocks and oil prices slid on Friday after U.S. jobs growth for May fell shockingly below market expectations, heightening worry that the world's top economy was headed for a protracted slowdown. | Full Article Germany step

Reuters UK | Evening News: UK flights could be hit by ash cloud

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LATEST NEWS UK flights could be hit by ash cloud LONDON (Reuters) - Flights from parts of the UK will probably be disrupted on Tuesday by an ash cloud billowing from a volcano in Iceland, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said. | Full Article Tornado kills at least 89 in U.S. town 23 MAY 2011 15:20 BST JOPLIN, Missouri (Reuters) - At least 89 people have died in a monster tornado that left a path of destruction nearly a mile (1 km) wide through the heart of Joplin, Missouri, and directly hit the small Midwestern city's main hospital, local officials said on Monday. | Full Article Obama in Ireland, holds talks on economy and trade 23 MAY 2011 15:33 BST DUBLIN (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama, starting a four-nation tour of Europe in Ireland on Monday, said he wanted to encourage bilateral trade and would do all he could to help the country's economic recovery. | Full Article Lagarde leads IMF race, competition fro

ReutersUK | Evening News: China trade surplus surges, fuel for yuan critics in U.S. talks.

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today's headlines NATO strikes target Gaddafi compound - witnesses EU paymaster Merkel guarded on new aid for Greece U.S. hopes to question bin Laden's wives Microsoft inks $8.5 billion Skype buy in Web shift China trade surplus surges, fuel for yuan critics in U.S. talks Milly Dowler murder "every parent's worst nightmare" Ex-F1 boss Max Mosley loses privacy case in Strasbourg Premium fee plan floated for university access Retail sales leap, house price fall eases in April Japan to shut nuclear plant on quake fears     more details NATO strikes target Gaddafi compound - witnesses 10 MAY 2011 15:17 BST TRIPOLI (Reuters) - NATO carried out missile strikes on targets in the Tripoli area on Tuesday that appeared to include Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's compound, witnesses said. Full Article EU paymaster Merkel guarded on new aid for Greece 10 MAY 2011 13:58 BST