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HSBC 'to move jobs to Paris if UK leaves single market'

HSBC would move up to 1,000 staff from London to Paris if the UK left the single market, following Britain’s vote to leave the EU, the BBC understands. The staff who would be relocated would be those who already process … Continue reading

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Investor George Soros calls for reconstruction of EU after 'Brexit' vote

Business magnate George Soros arrives to speak at the Open Russia Club in London, Britain June 20, 2016. Reuters/Luke MacGregor Billionaire investor George Soros on Saturday called for thorough reconstruction of the European Union in order to save it, even … Continue reading

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Deadly California wildfire spreads, 1,500 structures threatened

A California wildfire that has killed two people and destroyed about 100 structures has spread and is threatening about 1,500 structures, fire officials said on Saturday. About 800 firefighters have been deployed to battle the so-called Erskine Fire, which broke … Continue reading

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Boston mobster 'Whitey' Bulger's possessions fetch $100,000 at auction

Former mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger’s personal possessions – including a pen holder designed to look like a rat and a three-carat, heart-shaped diamond ring – fetched more than $100,000 at an auction in Boston on Saturday. Law enforcement officials … Continue reading

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EU referendum: 'It's your fault, Jeremy' – Corbyn heckled

Jeremy Corbyn has been heckled by Labour activist Tom Mauchline over the EU referendum result while attending the Pride in London march. He was accused of failing to convince his party’s supporters to back the Remain campaign, but replied “I … Continue reading

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Wales reach Euro 2016 quarter finals

Media playback is not supported on this device Wales reached the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 as Gareth McAuley’s own goal gave them victory over Northern Ireland in a tense last-16 encounter. Northern Ireland shackled their opponents with a resolute defensive … Continue reading

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Trump plays down post-Brexit market turmoil on Aberdeen visit

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands with his workers after he landed on the golf course at his Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeen, Scotland, June 25, 2016. Reuters/Carlo Allegri U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump played down market turmoil … Continue reading

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Former NI Secretary Lord Mayhew dies

Former Conservative Cabinet minister Lord Mayhew, who served as NI secretary and attorney general, has died, aged 86 This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. … Continue reading

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Remains of a mammoth uncovered near Mexico City

Mexican experts say they are completing work on digging up fossilised bones of a mammoth found near Mexico City. They were found near the village of Tultepec while drains were being installed. The bones are believed to be about 14,000 … Continue reading

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Kemar Bailey-Cole: Jamaican Olympic hopeful claims he has Zika virus

Reigning Commonwealth 100m champion Kemar Bailey-Cole claims he has been diagnosed with the Zika virus. The Jamaican, 24, says he only learned of his condition after his girlfriend found a bump on his neck. “I didn’t know I had the … Continue reading

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