Tuesday, 28th June 2022
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13 Nov 2017
The British pound sank Monday on uncertainty surrounding Prime Minister Theresa May's future, but the London stock market was buoyed by the sliding currency, dealers said.
3 Aug 2017
The British pound dropped to this year's lowest point against the euro in reaction to the Bank of England cutting its forecast for the UK economy as it left leading interest rates unchanged.
27 Jul 2017
The dollar eased again Thursday and major Asian markets gained after the Federal Reserve gave a tepid inflation outlook, fuelling speculation it will hold off on further US rate hikes this year.
24 Jul 2017
The dollar suffered fresh losses on Monday, while Asian markets mostly rose as investors await a Federal Reserve policy meeting and the release of big-name earnings results.
3 Jul 2017
The euro and pound held their gains against the dollar on Monday after signals from global central banks that they were prepared to tighten monetary policy, while equity markets mostly eked out small gains after last week's losses.
12 Jun 2017
The pound struggled on Monday to bounce back from last week's sharp losses triggered by a shock British election result that has thrown the country into uncertainty.
9 Jun 2017
The pound plunged two percent Friday as Prime Minister Theresa May lost her majority in Britain's general election, fuelling political uncertainty just days before the start of Brexit talks.
28 Mar 2017
Britain's new £1 coin with the symbols of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland goes into circulation from Tuesday on the eve of the launch of a Brexit process that has put national unity in doubt.
14 Mar 2017
The British pound slumped to an eight-week low point Tuesday on Brexit concerns, while markets were cautious overall ahead of a much-anticipated Federal Reserve policy meeting.
16 Jan 2017
The pound struggled at 32-year lows against the dollar in Asia on Monday after reports said British Prime Minister Theresa May was ready to take the country out of the European Union in a so-called "hard Brexit".
3 Nov 2016
Egypt floated the country's pound Thursday as part of a raft of reforms, after a dollar crunch and exorbitant black market trade threatened to grind some imports to a halt.
7 Oct 2016
The London stock market rose at the open on Friday, buoyed by a "flash crash" in the beleaguered British pound, but Frankfurt and Paris held steady before key US data.


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Workers faced record abuse of their labour rights in the past year, from union bans to violence and murder, the International Trade Union Confederation said on Tuesday.
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Scotland's government on Tuesday drew the battle lines for a legal and political tussle with London as it announced plans to hold a second independence referendum on October 19, 2023.
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The European Union's drug regulator said on Tuesday it had started formally reviewing the use of a smallpox vaccine to treat a growing number of cases of monkeypox. Imvanex was authorised by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in 2013 for smallpox, but its maker, Danish firm Bavarian Nordic, did not apply at the time for…
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Nigerian gay seeking asylum in the United Kingdom (UK) is among persons that are facing imminent deportation to their home countries. The Guardian UK reported that mothers and grandmothers, some of whom have lived in the UK for decades, are among those facing deportation to Nigeria and Ghana on a controversial Home Office charter flight…
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Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said that efforts will be made by the National Assembly to amend the electoral act to serve as a safeguard against weaknesses identified in the law.