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'Gay cake' dispute referred to top European Court

15 Aug 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A case involving a Northern Irish bakery that refused to make a cake with a pro-gay message for a customer has been referred to the European Court of Human Rights.

'Gay cake' dispute referred to top European Court

15 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A case involving a Northern Irish bakery that refused to make a cake with a pro-gay message for a customer has been referred to the European Court of Human Rights.

Corner of world's largest refugee camp recreated in British mall

12 Aug 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British shoppers were given the chance to experience the world's largest refugee camp on Monday when a charity attempted to recreate the jungles of southern Bangladesh - home to nearly a million displaced Rohingya - in a London mall.

U.S. recession unlikely before 2020, and then 'wok' shaped

13 Nov 2018

NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump may just escape having to grapple with a recession before the U.S. Presidential elections in 2020, with investors saying it is unlikely one will occur before then.

Zollstreit um Stahl und Soja polarisiert vor US-Wahl

16 Oct 2018

New York/Berlin Der von US-Präsident Donald Trump angezettelte Handelsstreit sorgt vor den Kongresswahlen für Zündstoff.

Zollstreit um Stahl und Soja polarisiert vor US-Wahl

15 Oct 2018

New York/Berlin Der von US-Präsident Donald Trump angezettelte Handelsstreit sorgt vor den Kongresswahlen für Zündstoff.

With opinion split, tariffs are a tough sell in America's Rust Belt: Reuters/Ipsos poll

27 Sep 2018

NEW YORK Politicians in America's Rust Belt will likely struggle to capitalize on U.S. President Donald Trump's trade war in November's congressional elections, with a September poll showing voters in the region are cool on the effect of tariffs.

Turkey's economic pain felt as far as Tennessee

27 Aug 2018

NEW YORK Turkey's currency crisis has roiled emerging-markets investors far and wide, including the U.S. state of Tennessee, where the state's retirement system is the biggest institutional holder in a Turkey exchange-traded fund (ETF).

Twelve charts to watch for signs of the next U.S. downturn

25 Jul 2018

NEW YORK Economists and investors are watching for signs they hope can predict when the wheels will come off a near-record U.S. economic expansion and equities bull market.

Panic! Don't panic! Navigating the trade talk proves dicey

07 Apr 2018

NEW YORK "Don't overreact," President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser told investors on Wednesday, when U.S. stocks were deep in the red over worries about the administration's plan for $50 billion of import duties aimed at China.

World News

EU rebuffs Johnson's opening Brexit bid

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that the European Union reopen the Brexit divorce deal was rebuffed on Tuesday by the bloc, which said Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border.