A worker autobraces frame parts at the Brompton Bicycle factory in west London January 10, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

UK growth revised higher

Britain's economy expanded at a faster pace than previously thought at the end of last year, helped by strong growth in exports, a boost for Prime Minister David Cameron ahead of the election.  Full Article 


FTSE ends strong first quarter with sharp drop 5:07pm BST

LONDON - Britain's top share index fell sharply on Tuesday, depressed by weaker tobacco and commodity company shares, but managed to make its biggest quarterly gain since 2013.

Supporters of presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari cheer as they watch news coverage of election results favourable to them on a street in Lagos, March 31, 2015. T REUTERS/Joe Penney

Buhari claims victory in historic Nigerian vote

ABUJA - Nigeria's opposition All Progressives Congress declares an election victory for former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and says Africa's most populous nation is witnessing history with its first democratic transfer of power.  Video | Full Article 

A European Union flag (R) and a Greek national flag flutter atop a building in central Athens March 28, 2015.  REUTERS/Kostas Tsironis

How Grexit bill could dig deep into ECB pockets

FRANKFURT - A Greek departure from the euro could expose the European Central Bank to losses on tens of billions of credit, a hole Germany and other euro members may have to fill.  Full Article 

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Russia's auto industry in slow lane

After several years of growth in excess of 10 percent, car sales in Russia shrank in 2014 due to Russia's sanctions-hit economy. Many carmakers are being forced to restructure their Russian operations.  Video | Related Article 

Football - Chelsea v Southampton - Barclays Premier League - Stamford Bridge - 15/3/15 Southampton's Dusan Tadic scores their first goal  Action Images via Reuters / Tony O'Brien Livepic

Southampton report first profits since 2009

High-flying Southampton report annual after-tax profits of 33.4 million pounds in 2014, their first time in the black since the Premier League club went into administration in 2009.  Full Article 

Breakingviews: Congress puckers up to small banks

Antony Currie and Daniel Indiviglio discuss a new bill that would exempt thousands of lenders from some capital rules – and explain why politics, not business logic, is behind it.