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Brexit and the City - Taking London's financial pulse


LONDON Will Britain's decision to leave the European Union in 2019 damage one of its most successful industries? | Video

Televisa exec shot dead outside Mexico City while riding bike 4:53am GMT

MEXICO CITY Adolfo Lagos, the head of struggling Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa's telecoms unit izzi, was shot dead on Sunday on the outskirts of Mexico City, the state attorney general's office said in a statement.


'No fireworks' at NAFTA talks, but few signs of progress 19 Nov 2017

MEXICO CITY Negotiations in Mexico to update NAFTA have not made much progress on tough U.S. demands that could sink the 1994 trade pact, but the current round of talks are progressing with civility, some participants said on Saturday.


Mexican women testify over sexual torture before international panel 17 Nov 2017

SAN JOSE Women who were sexually tortured by Mexican security forces over a decade ago testified Thursday before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, asking for an investigation into the case that happened in the state once run by President Enrique Pena Nieto.

CAS overturns Mexico fines for homophobic chanting 16 Nov 2017

ZURICH Mexico's football federation (FMF) won an appeal against two fines imposed by FIFA for alleged homophobic chanting by its fans.


Televisa, Globo paid FIFA bribes for 2026/2030 World Cup rights - trial witness 16 Nov 2017

NEW YORK A prosecution witness in the corruption trial of three former soccer officials testified on Wednesday that Mexico's Grupo Televisa and Brazil's Globo took part in a $15 million bribe to a FIFA executive to secure media rights to the 2026 and 2030 World Cup tournaments.


Mexico bristles at U.S. proposal that would benefit AT&T in NAFTA 16 Nov 2017

MEXICO CITY Mexico shot down a proposal by the United States to include provisions in the North America Free Trade Agreement that would benefit AT&T Inc , Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Wednesday.


U.S. government witness in FIFA trial says media companies paid bribes 15 Nov 2017

NEW YORK A prosecution witness in the U.S. corruption trial of three former soccer officials testified on Tuesday that Fox Sports, Mexico's Grupo Televisa and Brazil's Globo paid bribes to secure television rights for soccer matches.


Air Force missed at least two chances to stop Texas shooter buying guns 10 Nov 2017

NEW YORK The U.S. Air Force missed at least two chances to block the shooter in last weekend's deadly church attack in Texas from buying guns after he was accused of a violent offence in 2012, according to current and former government officials and a review of military documents. | Video

Latin Americans fined again over homophobic chanting 07 Nov 2017

ZURICH Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Peru were fined sums ranging between 10,000 and 40,000 Swiss francs (7,603 to 30,412 pounds) on Tuesday as FIFA continued its clamp down on homophobic chanting by fans in Latin America.


Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF sets Mugabe impeachment ball rolling

HARARE Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF will discuss the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe on Monday, its chief whip said, after a noon deadline expired for the 93-year-old to resign and bring the curtain down on nearly four decades in power.