Morning Bid: In pursuit of Pelosi’s plane

Morning Bid: In pursuit of Pelosi’s plane

A man reads the Global Times newspaper that features a front page article about U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Asia tour at a street display wall in Beijing, China, August 1, 2022. The front page headline reads: “Pelosi visits Asia in the smell of gunpowder.” REUTERS/Thomas Peter Register now for FREE unlimited access … Read more

Love Island editing fail accidentally shows star Deji Adeniyi’s penis

Love Island editing fail accidentally shows star Deji Adeniyi’s penis

Viewers of reality show Love Island are reeling after they made the unfortunate spotting of one of the contestant’s genitalia. Deji Adeniyi was relaxing on one of the luxury Spanish villa’s day beds in an episode that aired this week when it became apparent he had foregone underwear. Part of the 25-year-old’s penis was produced … Read more

France battles massive wildfires, Britain records highest ever temperature

France battles massive wildfires, Britain records highest ever temperature

Wildfires burn forests in Gironde, southwest France UK temperatures exceed 40C for the first time Germany, Belgium brace for possible record-breaking temperatures More than 30 wildfires ravage parts of Spain LONDON/PARIS July 19 (Reuters) – Firefighters in southwestern France battled on Tuesday to contain massive forest wildfires and Britain recorded its highest ever temperature as … Read more

Stocks climb, euro inches higher in big week for markets

Stocks climb, euro inches higher in big week for markets

LONDON, July 18 (Reuters) – World equity markets got off to a solid start on Monday and the euro pulled away from parity as market participants scaled back bets on the Federal Reserve interest rate hike next week and on optimism spurred by central bank pledges to support China’s economy. U.S. stock futures were up … Read more

Wildfires rage in France and Spain as heatwaves sear Europe

Wildfires rage in France and Spain as heatwaves sear Europe

Wildfires rage in southwestern France, Spain Health officials report hundreds of heat-related deaths UK emergency committee to meet after weather warning PARIS/LISBON, July 16 (Reuters) – Wildfires raged in southwestern France and Spain on Saturday, forcing thousands of people to be evacuated from their homes as blistering summer temperatures put authorities on alert in parts … Read more

Heatwave scorches Europe; health warnings issued

Heatwave scorches Europe; health warnings issued

WMO issues warning on air quality in towns and cities UK declares first red heat warning for Monday, Tuesday Wildfires ablaze in France, Spain and Portugal LEIRIA, Portugal/LONDON, July 15 (Reuters) – Hundreds more people were evacuated from their homes as wildfires blistered land in France, Spain and Portugal on Friday, while officials in Europe … Read more

As Europe bakes in heatwave, wildfires rage from Portugal to Croatia

As Europe bakes in heatwave, wildfires rage from Portugal to Croatia

Homes and campsites evacuated, livelihoods threatened Flames tear down hillside near Portugal’s Pombal Blaze rages near tallest sand dune in Europe Europe is a ‘heatwave hotspot’, says scientist LEIRIA, Portugal/RASLINA, Croatia, July 14 (Reuters) – Wildfires raged across tinder-dry country in Portugal, Spain, France and Croatia on Thursday, burning homes and threatening livelihoods, as much … Read more

London’s Heathrow tells airlines to stop ticket sales as it caps passengers

London’s Heathrow tells airlines to stop ticket sales as it caps passengers

Lines of passenger luggage lie arranged outside Terminal 2 at Heathrow Airport in London, Britain, June 19, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Airport says cap will limit disruption to passengers Up to 125,000 departed daily in summer 2019 Cap will last until Sept. 11 LONDON, July 12 … Read more

European shares struggle ahead of U.S. jobs data

European shares struggle ahead of U.S. jobs data

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – European shares opened slightly lower on Friday and struggled to make gains after the shooting of Japan’s former prime minister caused a pullback in Asian shares, while investors waited for key U.S. jobs data later in the session. Investor sentiment had been positive earlier in the session, which analysts said … Read more

Indonesia urges G20 to help end war in Ukraine as Russia’s Lavrov looks on

Indonesia urges G20 to help end war in Ukraine as Russia’s Lavrov looks on

Russian foreign minister attends G20 meeting in Bali Ukraine foreign minister to address meeting virtually Indonesia warns food prices to hit low-income nations hardest UK foreign minister Liz Truss cuts short Bali trip NUSA DUA, Indonesia, July 8 (Reuters) – Indonesia urged the G20 on Friday to help end the war in Ukraine, as foreign … Read more