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Ukraine, Russia, EU agree to natural gas supply deal

30 Oct 2014

BRUSSELS - Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday that will see Moscow resume vital supplies of gas to its ex-Soviet neighbour over the winter in return for payments funded in part by Kiev's Western creditors.

Clashes erupt as Israeli police kill Palestinian

30 Oct 2014

JERUSALEM - Israeli police on Thursday shot dead a 32-year-old Palestinian man suspected of having tried hours earlier to kill a far-right Jewish activist, leading to fierce clashes in East Jerusalem and fears of a new Palestinian uprising. | Video

Ed Miliband, leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, speaks at the party's conference in Manchester, September 24, 2014. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Labour faces collapse in support in Scotland

The Labour party could be almost wiped out in Scotland at next year's general election, a poll shows, raising questions about its ability to defeat the Conservatives.  Full Article 

A picture illustration taken with the multiple exposure function of the camera shows a one Euro coin and a map of Europe, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Weak inflation figures hit euro zone

FRANKFURT - Weak price pressure in Germany and Spain compounded the European Central Bank's policy headache but it is still expected to hold off action next week, waiting to assess the impact of its new round of stimulus.  Full Article 

Nurse Kaci Hickox (L) and her boyfriend Ted Wilbur address the media during an informal meeting with the news media outside their home in Fort Kent, Maine October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Ashley L. Conti/Bdn

U.S. nurse defies Ebola quarantine

A U.S. nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus ventured out of her home in Maine and took a bike ride, defying a quarantine order.  Full Article 

A man enters the headquarters of French drugmaker Sanofi in Paris October 30, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Sanofi CEO's exit shows power of 'France Inc'

PARIS - The exit of the German-Canadian boss at Sanofi is a reminder that corporate France carries the national interest in its DNA and neglects its family duties at its peril.  Full Article 

A rig (L) surrounds the top of one of the chimneys of Battersea Power Station as demolition work is carried out, in London October 2, 2014. Developers are demolishing the art deco landmark's corroded chimneys and will replace them with replicas, as part of the re-development of the area. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Momentum in Britain's housing market eases

British house price growth eased for a second month in a row on an annual basis in October, adding to evidence that a previously rapid upturn in Britain's housing market is losing steam.  Full Article 

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, California October 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Apple's Tim Cook says "proud to be gay"

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook publicly comes out as gay in an article in Bloomberg Businessweek, saying he wants to support others who find it difficult to reveal their sexual orientation.  Full Article