Cubans approve gay marriage by large margin in referendum

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HAVANA, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Cubans approved gay marriage and adoption overwhelmingly in a Sunday referendum backed by the government that also boosted rights for women, the national election commission said on Monday. More than 3.9 million voters voted to ratify the code (66.9%), while 1.95 … Read more

Market chaos forces UK lenders to pull mortgage products

Property estate agent sales and letting signs are seen attached to railings outside an apartment building in south London, Britain, September 23, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Turmoil in British financial markets forced mortgage lenders to temporarily withdraw and reprice products for new … Read more

UK Sales Charts: Indie Hit Stray Struts into Third with Physical PS5 Release

For the first time in about a month, Horizon Forbidden West isn’t the UK’s best-selling physical PS5 game. That honour belongs to Stray, the sci-fi adventure game about a domestic cat in a cyber-city that won hearts earlier this year. With the arrival of its boxed release, the game has pounced on a number three … Read more

UK Charts: Mario Kart 8 Gains Ground As Splatoon 3 Continues To Dominate

Image: Nintendo Splatoon 3 continues its dominance in the UK market (physically, at least) thanks to the latest charts data. The multiplayer sequel comes in at number one again, but right on its heels is none other than Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Originally released back in April 2017 – over five years ago now – … Read more

Oil prices fall for a second day on concerns for expected recession

Model of Oil barrels are seen in front of rising stock graph in this illustration, July 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 26 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell for a second day on Monday on fears of lower fuel demand from an expected global recession sparked by … Read more

Morning Bid: Pounded | Reuters

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in European and global markets from Tom Westbrook Sterling’s freefall extended to new lows on Monday as investors emphatically reject British finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng’s programme of subsidies and unfunded tax cuts. The pound, the most liquid method for betting … Read more

Sterling crumbles to record low, dollar soars on UK fiscal angst

Woman holds British pound banknotes in this illustration taken May 30, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Sterling tumbled to a record trough on Monday as traders scampered for the exits on speculation the new government’s economic plan will stretch Britain’s finances to the … Read more

Sterling collapses as investors fly into dollars

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sterling hits record low; risk of BOE response Euro down 1%; Aussie, kiwi, yuan hit multi year lows S&P 500 futures drop 0.6% SYDNEY, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Sterling slumped to a record low on Monday, prompting speculation of an emergency response from the Bank of … Read more

Iran protests Western stance on mass protests over woman’s death

British ambassador summoned over coverage by London-based media Norwegian envoy called in over ‘interventionist’ speaker Teachers’ union calls for strikes Monday and Wednesday Iranian TV says 41 people killed in more than a week of unrest DUBAI, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Iran summoned the British and Norwegian ambassadors over what it called interference and hostile … Read more

Barclays shareholders sue in U.S. over $17.6 billion debt sale blunder

A branch of Barclays Bank is seen, in London, Britain, February 23, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Barclays Plc (BARC.L) was sued on Friday in a proposed U.S. class action in which shareholders claimed they were defrauded in connection with the British … Read more