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    Goldman Sachs earnings beat expectations but bank books litigation charge


    Goldman Sachs’s fourth quarter earnings beat expectations thanks to growth in its core investment banking arm, but the lender booked a multimillion-US dollar litigation...

    Goldman Sachs’s fourth quarter earnings beat expectations thanks to growth in its core investment banking arm, but the lender booked a multimillion-US dollar litigation charge.

    Sandstorms and hail hit Middle East


    A harsh weather front has brought sandstorms, hail and rain to parts of the Middle...

    A harsh weather front has brought sandstorms, hail and rain to parts of the Middle East.

    Turkey ‘seeks arrest warrant for NBA player Enes Kanter’


    Turkish prosecutors are reportedly seeking an international arrest warrant for basketball player Enes Kanter, accusing the NBA star of membership in a terror...

    Turkish prosecutors are reportedly seeking an international arrest warrant for basketball player Enes Kanter, accusing the NBA star of membership in a terror organisation.

    Kane is latest star to suffer World Cup injury hangover


    Harry Kane’s injury continues the World Cup hangover which has seen several players sidelined already this...

    Harry Kane’s injury continues the World Cup hangover which has seen several players sidelined already this season.

    German village evacuated amid avalanche risk


    Residents of a village in southern Germany have been ordered to leave their homes immediately due to an “acute” avalanche...

    Residents of a village in southern Germany have been ordered to leave their homes immediately due to an “acute” avalanche risk.

    Cineworld posts mixed set of results following US deal


    Cineworld welcomed a record number of film goers last year, even as the blazing hot summer and the World Cup hit sales in the...

    Cineworld welcomed a record number of film goers last year, even as the blazing hot summer and the World Cup hit sales in the UK.

    Newcastle’s injury worries mount following Blackburn cup clash


    Newcastle will assess a host of players ahead of Saturday’s crunch Premier League clash with Cardiff having emerged from the FA Cup victory at Blackburn with fresh injury...

    Newcastle will assess a host of players ahead of Saturday’s crunch Premier League clash with Cardiff having emerged from the FA Cup victory at Blackburn with fresh injury concerns.

    Merkel: We still have time to negotiate on Brexit


    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said there is still time for negotiations between the European Union and Britain over its departure from the...

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said there is still time for negotiations between the European Union and Britain over its departure from the bloc.

    ‘Remain dividend’ would mean cheaper pints, says City Pub Group boss


    The boss of City Pub Group has said there would be a “Remain dividend” for consumers if Brexit is called off, including lower prices for food and...

    The boss of City Pub Group has said there would be a “Remain dividend” for consumers if Brexit is called off, including lower prices for food and drink.

    Giant rotating ice disc forms in river


    A curious formation attracting attention in the US is actually a spinning ice disc that is roughly 91 metres...

    A curious formation attracting attention in the US is actually a spinning ice disc that is roughly 91 metres wide.

    SAS soldier battles terrorists in Kenya hotel attack which killed Briton


    A member of the SAS is believed to have helped secure a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi after 14 people including a British man were killed in a militant...

    A member of the SAS is believed to have helped secure a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi after 14 people including a British man were killed in a militant attack.

    Pearson on track as turnaround continues


    Pearson is on track to meet annual profit guidance as it continues to make progress with a turnaround and efforts to slash its debt...

    Pearson is on track to meet annual profit guidance as it continues to make progress with a turnaround and efforts to slash its debt pile.

    Zimbabwe police arrest prominent government critic


    Police in Zimbabwe armed with AK-47 rifles have arrested activist and pastor Evan Mawarire at his home in Harare as a crackdown grows over protests against dramatic fuel price...

    Police in Zimbabwe armed with AK-47 rifles have arrested activist and pastor Evan Mawarire at his home in Harare as a crackdown grows over protests against dramatic fuel price hikes.

    Lloyds Banking Group to lend £18bn to UK businesses


    Lloyds Banking Group has announced plans to lend £18 billion to British businesses this year as part of the banking giant’s transformation...

    Lloyds Banking Group has announced plans to lend £18 billion to British businesses this year as part of the banking giant’s transformation strategy.

    Bovis Homes expects to post record profit for 2018


    Housebuilder Bovis Homes has said it expects to post a record year of profit and cheered “encouraging” early signs for trading in...

    Housebuilder Bovis Homes has said it expects to post a record year of profit and cheered “encouraging” early signs for trading in 2019.

    Kenyan president says Nairobi hotel attack is over


    Kenya’s security forces have killed the Islamic extremist gunmen whose assault on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi took 14 innocent lives, President Uhuru Kenyatta...

    Kenya’s security forces have killed the Islamic extremist gunmen whose assault on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi took 14 innocent lives, President Uhuru Kenyatta said.

    Zimbabwe anti-government protest over fuel prices continues


    Streets are deserted in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare as a general strike continues for a third day in protest over the government’s decision to more than double the price of...

    Streets are deserted in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare as a general strike continues for a third day in protest over the government’s decision to more than double the price of fuel.