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May wins applause from EU leaders for Brexit efforts

BRUSSELS European leaders applauded British Prime Minister Theresa May for her work so far on Brexit, assuring her at a summit in Brussels that sufficient progress has been made to allow Britain to move on to the next stage of leaving the union.

Hammond, Carney head to China seeking deals

LONDON Britain hopes to seal a billion pounds worth of trade and investment agreements with China during weekend visit by Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, Bank of England chief Mark Carney and senior executives.

7:38am GMT

UK keeps top financial sector global ranking, Brexit seen as risk

LONDON Britain kept the top spot in global financial services exports last year but Brexit threatens to raise barriers to its biggest market in Europe, TheCityUK said on Friday.

12:06am GMT

Airbus confirms management shake-up

PARIS Airbus confirmed a top management shake-up on Friday, following weeks of turmoil at the European planemaker.

6:38am GMT

Australian abuse report calls for end to sanctity of confession

SYDNEY Australia should introduce a law forcing religious leaders to report child abuse, including Catholic priests told of abuse in the confessional, said a report on Friday which detailed institutional abuse, particularly in the Catholic Church.

World, Australia 6:50am GMT