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May gets support from G7 on fight against terrorism

British Prime Minister Theresa May won support from the world's major industrialised nations on Friday for measures to tackle terrorism and kept the spotlight off Brexit and its possible effects on world trade.

BT talking to pensioners about caps on benefits - Telegraph

Britain's biggest telecoms group BT Group Plc has begun informal talks with representatives of its retired staff about a plan to cap their pensions and ease one of the biggest challenges facing the company, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Friday.

Oil prices rebound; dollar firms as sterling drops

Oil prices recovered on Friday from some of the previous day's steep slide after investor disappointment that OPEC curbs did not go far enough, while Wall Street stocks eked out a seventh straight day of gains.

G7 leaders reach impasse on climate, urge cyber crackdown

Leaders from the world's major industrialised nations failed to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to back a landmark climate deal at a G7 summit in Sicily on Friday after hours of talks that were described by Germany's leader as "controversial".

Legal & General, Aviva plan Ireland moves post-Brexit

British insurer Legal & General said it will move some of its investment management operations to Ireland to ensure it can continue to serve its customers after Brexit, while rival Aviva is turning its Irish branches into subsidiaries.

Trump travel ban fight heads towards Supreme Court showdown

The fate of President Donald Trump's order to ban travellers from six predominantly Muslim nations, blocked by federal courts, may soon be in the hands of the conservative-majority Supreme Court, where his appointee Neil Gorsuch could help settle the matter.