A sign spells out the store name on a Tesco store in Bow, east London August 29, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

Tesco cuts profit outlook after accounting error

Tesco cuts its profit forecast for the third time this year after finding a fault in its accounts, the latest blow of several to the reputation of Britain's biggest grocer.  Full Article 


EE to buy 58 stores from Phones 4u for 2.5 million pounds 10:14am BST

LONDON - Britain's biggest mobile operator EE has agreed to buy 58 stores from retailer Phones 4u for 2.5 million pounds, after the retailer was placed in administration a week ago.

Britain's Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer Ed Balls speaks at the Fabian Society's annual conference in London January 25, 2014. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

'Trust us on economy', Labour to tell voters

The Labour party will try to convince voters it can be trusted with the economy by promising it will cut ministerial salaries and curb public spending if it wins next year's general election.  Full Article 

Syrian Kurds walk after crossing into Turkey at the Turkish-Syrian border, near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, September 20, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Islamic State closes in on Syrian town

SURUC, Turkey/BEIRUT - Islamic State militants tighten their noose on a northern Syrian border town as the United Nations says the number of Syrian Kurds fleeing into neighbouring Turkey may have topped 100,000 and is likely to go much higher.  Full Article | Video 

Alibaba representatives applaud as the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange is rung, before the initial public offering (IPO) of Alibaba Group Holding under the ticker 'BABA' in New York September 19, 2014.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Alibaba IPO ranks as world's biggest

HONG KONG - Alibaba Group's initial public offering now ranks as the world's biggest in history at $25 billion, after the e-commerce giant and some of its shareholders sell additional shares.  Full Article | Video 

An investor is seen in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Taiyuan, Shanxi province in this file photo dated February 12, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer

Short sellers target China from the shadows

HONG KONG - Short-sellers who profit from stock price declines have resumed targeting Chinese companies after a three-year lull, but many of the researchers who instigate the strategy are now cloaked in anonymity, shielding themselves from angry companies.  Full Article 

Manchester City's players run towards Frank Lampard (C) after he scored a goal against Chelsea during their English Premier League football match at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, northern England September 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Andrew Yates

Lampard rewrites his Chelsea story

Jose Mourinho declared the love story was over and a bemused Frank Lampard said he was lost for words after the former Chelsea midfielder came on as a substitute for Manchester City and scored against the club he had called his own for 13 years.  Full Article 

This 1999 Hubble telescope image shows Mars when Mars was 54 million miles (87 million kilometers) from Earth. REUTERS/NASA/Handout

NASA probe slips into orbit around Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - A NASA robotic spacecraft fires its braking rockets, ending a 10-month journey to put itself into orbit around Mars and begin a hunt for the planet’s lost water.  Full Article 

Kabul celebrates president-elect Ashraf Ghani

Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was named Afghanistan's president-elect after signing a deal to share power with his opponent, ending months of turmoil over a disputed election. Jillian Kitchener reports.