Story | Apr 24, 2014 | 11:19 PM
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Story | Apr 25, 2014"Since I have been at the Foreign Office," Britain's permanent under-secretary for foreign affairs announced in May, 1914, "I have not seen such calm waters." He was wrong, of course. Just three months later, Europe began an orgy of killing. By 1945, more than 100 million had died violently, and a nuclear arms race had begun. In 1983, U.S. government war games suggested that an all-out war with the Soviet Union would kill a billion people — one human being in five — in the first few weeks.
Story | Apr 24, 2014 | 4:40 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - International pressure to curb corporate tax avoidance is behind delays to a $35 billion merger of French advertising group Publicis and U.S. rival Omnicom, and could even scupper the deal, tax advisers and sources close to the deal...
Story | Apr 24, 2014 | 2:16 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - The reclusive British street artist Banksy has disassociated himself from an exhibition of his urban art murals that have been removed from walls and are to be auctioned off in London. Among the seven works said to be included in the...
Story | Apr 24, 2014 | 1:49 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - The BBC is to suspend its membership of Britain's leading business lobby group after deciding on Thursday to join a number of organizations protesting over the CBI's move to officially campaign against Scottish independence. The BBC...