LONDON Britain's vote to leave the European Union will have a negative impact on both prices and turnover in the UK housing market, with foreign investors set to benefit most from bargains among sterling-priced assets, a Reuters poll found.
LONDON British retailers reported their strongest sales in six months in August, industry figures showed on Thursday, adding to signs that consumers are, for now, taking the country's vote to leave the European Union in their stride.
ATHENS A Greek minister accused the European Commission on Thursday of violating the country's constitution when it called on Athens to quash allegations that its former statistics agency chief had rigged data to help creditors.
Phoenix Group Holdings, Britain's largest owner of life assurance funds closed to new customers, is scouting for acquisitions to help gain scale in a challenging, low interest rate environment after Brexit, its chief executive said.
LONDON Net migration to Britain fell slightly in the year to March but remained close to record levels, official data showed on Thursday, the first to be released since the June 23 vote to leave the European Union.
BERLIN Britain's vote to leave the European Union weighed on German business morale in August more heavily than previously, with orders in the chemicals and auto industry particularly subdued, Ifo economist Klaus Wohlrabe told Reuters on Thursday.
LONDON British car production rose in July but at a slower pace than in June, according to an industry group which urged the government to make sure the country's exit from the European Union does not hamper the sector.
VIENNA The re-run of Austria's knife-edge presidential election could produce a significantly different result, a poll published on Thursday found, as 17 percent of respondents said they would or might switch sides in a runoff vote that includes the far right.
LONDON Nigel Farage, an anti-immigration politician who was a figurehead of the successful campaign to get Britain out of the European Union, intends to address a Donald Trump rally on Wednesday, a spokesman said.
TALLINN The 27 countries that will remain in the European Union after Britain leaves must listen to each other carefully and avoid rushing into policy decisions, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday.
FRANKFURT Fiscal spending in "core" euro zone countries, such as Germany, would help weaker economies in the region's periphery at a time when European Central Bank rates are stuck at zero, an ECB research paper showed on Thursday.
PARIS French Muslims are concerned that decisions taken by some municipal authorities to ban the burkini could lead to further stigmatisation of Muslims, the head of a body representing Muslims in France said on Wednesday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - African children will account for more than 40 percent of the world's poorest people in 2030, almost double the current share, unless more is done to improve education and healthcare, a UK-based thinktank said on Thursday.