Christopher Johnson

'Slavery and the City' tour sheds light on London's dark past

Oct 19 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A tour showing London's links to the slave trade aims to shed light on how British institutions - from megabanks to the state church - prospered on the backs of Black lives. 

How are human traffickers taking advantage of the pandemic?

Oct 17 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is driving more people into forced labour or sexual exploitation while support services for survivors have been suspended or shut, several experts said.

FACTBOX-New Zealand, Canada move to ban LGBT+ conversion therapy

Oct 05 2020

LONDON, Oct 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New Zealand's centre-left government pledged on Monday to ban so-called LGBT+ conversion therapy if re-elected later this month as expected, following other countries that have outlawed the discredited practice.

Actor John Boyega quits Jo Malone role after cut from Chinese ad

Sep 15 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British actor John Boyega has quit his role as a global ambassador for the perfume and candle brand Jo Malone after the Black star was cut from a promotional video in China.

UPDATE 7-Oil slips back towards 18-month lows on oversupply

Dec 27 2018

* Oil recovers 8 pct on Dec 26. in biggest rise for two years

UPDATE 5-Oil falls on China economic data, output cuts support

Dec 14 2018

* IEA expects deficit in oil supply by Q2 next year (Updates throughout, changes dateline, previous SINGAPORE)

UPDATE 6-Oil falls below $60 a barrel as inventories stay high

Dec 13 2018

* OPEC says has offset drop in sanctions-hit Iran exports (Recasts throughout)

Oil rises as investors anticipate OPEC production cuts

Dec 04 2018

LONDON Oil prices rose on Tuesday, extending gains ahead of expected output cuts by producer cartel OPEC and a reduction in Canadian supply.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 7-Oil slips as U.S. sanctions on Iran begin, Tehran defiant

Nov 05 2018

* U.S., Russia, Saudi output rises: https://tmsnrt.rs/2Rua0R8

UPDATE 3-Oil prices rise on Saudi tensions; demand outlook drags

Oct 15 2018

* IEA cuts forecasts for oil consumption and demand for OPEC crude

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