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PSA Peugeot Citroen boss reassures over future of Vauxhall plants

PSA Peugeot Citroen head Carlos Tavares has reassured politicians and union leaders in the UK about GM's Europe's Vauxhall plants re takeover plans.

PSA Peugeot Citroen head Carlos Tavares has reassured politicians and union leaders in the UK about GM's Europe's Vauxhall plants re takeover plans.

Business

Royal Bank of Scotland makes a loss for ninth straight year

Royal Bank of Scotland - the subject of the world's biggest bank rescue - has announced losses of 6.96 billion pounds (8.2 billion euros) for 2016.

Royal Bank of Scotland - the subject of the world's biggest bank rescue - has announced losses of 6.96 billion pounds (8.2 billion euros) for 2016.

News

Deadly Storm Doris batters Britain

At least one person has died and casualties are reported as Storm Doris strikes the UK.

At least one person has died and casualties are reported as Storm Doris strikes the UK.

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Cannabis farm found in disused nuclear bunker

Thousands of cannabis plants found in shelter built for UK government officials in the event of a nuclear strike

Thousands of cannabis plants found in shelter built for UK government officials in the event of a nuclear strike

Europe

EU's Juncker warns of Brexit risk to Good Friday Agreement

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has warned how Brexit could threaten peace in Northern Ireland after a meeting with Irish PM Enda Kenny.

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has warned how Brexit could threaten peace in Northern Ireland after a meeting with Irish PM Enda Kenny.

Culture

Bowie storms 2017 Brits but newer names make their mark

The Brits have once again scattered their pixie dust over the big names of the British music industry at the 2017 awards, where David Bowie took the top honours.

The Brits have once again scattered their pixie dust over the big names of the British music industry at the 2017 awards, where David Bowie took the top honours.

News

Storm Doris batters Britain

24 hours of what forecasters call "Explosive Cyclogenisis" means Doris is now a Weather Bomb

24 hours of what forecasters call "Explosive Cyclogenisis" means Doris is now a Weather Bomb

Sport

Champions League preview: Porto v Juventus

The Champions League last 16 first leg ties continues on Wednesday as Porto entertain Juventus at the Estadio do Dragao hunting their first win against the Italian giants in four…

The Champions League last 16 first leg ties continues on Wednesday as Porto entertain Juventus at the Estadio do Dragao hunting their first win against the Italian giants in four…

News

Brexit goes to the Lords

The House of Commons two weeks ago passed the very short bill which allows PM May to trigger Article 50 and begin the process of the UK leaving the EU.

The House of Commons two weeks ago passed the very short bill which allows PM May to trigger Article 50 and begin the process of the UK leaving the EU.

Europe

Juncker warns Britain must pay 'hefty bill' to leave the EU

The UK will face a “very hefty” bill for leaving the European Union, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday.

The UK will face a “very hefty” bill for leaving the European Union, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday.

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Britain defends Trump visit despite protests

The British government won't break its promise of a state visit for Donald Trump, despite petitions and protests outside parliament.

The British government won't break its promise of a state visit for Donald Trump, despite petitions and protests outside parliament.

Business

Amazon to add 15,000 jobs across Europe, 5,000 in Britain

Online retailer Amazon has said it will create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, part of 15,000 in various European countries.

Online retailer Amazon has said it will create more than 5,000 jobs in Britain this year, part of 15,000 in various European countries.

News

Parliamentary debate on Trump's state visit to UK nears

British Prime Minister Theresa May surprised many by inviting President Donald Trump on a state visit to Britain and was the first world leader to visit him in Washington.

British Prime Minister Theresa May surprised many by inviting President Donald Trump on a state visit to Britain and was the first world leader to visit him in Washington.

Business

Unilever says Kraft Heinz is biting off more than it can chew

Household goods firm Unilever firmly rejects a surprise takeover bid from US food company Kraft Heinz saying it has no financial or strategic merit.

Household goods firm Unilever firmly rejects a surprise takeover bid from US food company Kraft Heinz saying it has no financial or strategic merit.

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Unilever rejects US Kraft Heinz merger deal

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever said it has rejected a €134 billion merger offer from US food group Kraft Heinz

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever said it has rejected a €134 billion merger offer from US food group Kraft Heinz