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M&S to close 100 UK stores by 2022 as it speeds-up change


LONDON British retailer Marks & Spencer plans to close more than 100 stores in its home market by 2022, accelerating a drive to re-shape its business as it strives to make at least a third of sales online.

Mexico suspends Damojh's airline operations after Cuba crash 12:49am BST

MEXICO CITY Mexico's civil aviation authority said on Monday it will temporarily suspend operations of Aerolineas Damojh while it reviews the Mexican airline service company after one of its planes crashed in Cuba last week, killing 110 people.


Exclusive - BP back on its feet but CEO senses no respite 21 May 2018

LONDON After the near collapse of his company following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster and a three-year slump in oil prices, BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley is hardly relaxed.


Mexican rivals attack leftist in second debate, Trump hovers over exchanges 21 May 2018

MEXICO CITY The chasing pack of Mexican presidential candidates attacked front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in a second televised debate on Sunday without landing major blows in exchanges that often returned to fraught relations with the United States.


Mexican presidential front-runner scoffs at reports of poor health 18 May 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexico's presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday laughed off media reports he was in poor health, saying he was "100 percent" fit and could "stand on one leg."


Trump says 'animals' comment refers to criminals, Mexico protests 18 May 2018

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was referring to criminal gangs when he called some illegal immigrants "animals," a term the Mexican government labelled as unacceptable and which drew rebukes on social media. | Video

Mexico central bank says hackers siphoned $15 million from five companies 17 May 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexico's central bank said on Wednesday that a cyber attack had sucked around 300 million pesos ($15.33 million) in fraudulent transfers from five companies, but it was unclear how much thieves had managed to pull out in cash.


Trump will seek full funding soon for his border wall 17 May 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would soon push for full funding of his promised wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, which could spark budget battles in a Congress fractured over his immigration policy. | Video


U.S. pushing for NAFTA deal as Thursday deadline approaches 16 May 2018

WASHINGTON The United States is still pushing for a deal to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the White House said on Wednesday, while a top Mexican official held out the possibility of an agreement in the coming weeks.


Mexican leftist frontrunner extends lead for presidency: poll 16 May 2018

MEXICO CITY Mexican presidential frontrunner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador extended his lead to more than 12 points over his nearest rival ahead of the July 1 vote, according to a poll published on Tuesday.


Trump to meet South Korea's Moon with North Korea summit hanging in the balance

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump met South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday amid concerns that Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on denuclearization next month might fall apart. | Video