A party supporter displays some of her badges at the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) annual party conference in Perth November 15, 2014. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Scotland gets more powers

The UK government strikes a political deal to grant Scotland new tax-raising powers in a move critics fear could trigger the beginning of the end of the United Kingdom.  Full Article 


Low expectations for oil output cut as OPEC meets 12:50pm GMT

VIENNA - Gulf oil producers led by Saudi Arabia are expected to press the case on Thursday for not yet cutting OPEC output, despite calls from several members of the group to bolster sagging prices by removing surplus crude from the market.

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney listens to a question during the bank's quarterly inflation report news conference at the Bank of England in London November 12, 2014. REUTERS/Stefan Rousseau/pool

First BoE rate hike pushed to Q3 2015 - poll

The first hike in British interest rates will now come in the third quarter of next year, six months later than previously thought, owing to low inflation and sluggish pay growth, a Reuters poll finds.  Full Article 

People are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Google logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014.   REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

MEPs urge regulators to get tough on Google

BRUSSELS - European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly back a motion urging antitrust regulators to get tough on Google and other Internet search engines and consider breaking them up.  Full Article 

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Michael Brown's parents speak out

The parents of Michael Brown speak out about a U.S. grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot their son in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.  Video 

A sign with a logo is on display at a Toyota car sales and showroom in St. Petersburg, September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk

Toyota recalls more cars over air bag concerns

TOKYO - Toyota says it will recall 57,000 vehicles globally to replace potentially deadly air bags made by Takata Corp, as a safety crisis around the Japanese auto parts maker looks far from being contained.  Full Article 

A nurse prepares a syringe containing an experimental Ebola virus vaccine next to a volunteer during a media visit at the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) in Lausanne November 4, 2014.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Ebola vaccine passes early safety test

NEW YORK - An experimental Ebola vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline caused no serious side effects and produced an immune response in all 20 healthy volunteers who received it in an early-stage clinical trial, scientists report.  Full Article 

The Australian flag flies at half mast under lights at the Sydney Cricket Ground following the announcement of the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes in Sydney, November 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Cricket left heartbroken by death of Hughes

SYDNEY - The cricket world is in mourning following the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who died in a Sydney hospital, two days after being hit in the head by a ball.  Full Article | Video