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Meghan Markle offers glimpse of UK clothing line for women job-seekers

Aug 22 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Meghan Markle has made a surprise appearance at a fashion shoot for her new clothing line with the London charity Smart Works, which helps long-term unemployed women look for jobs.

Homophobia seen rising in European countries without gay marriage

Aug 20 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Homophobia has risen in European countries that do not legally recognize same-sex relationships, while acceptance of gay and lesbian people has jumped in states where they can marry, research released on Wednesday showed.

'Gay cake' dispute referred to top European Court

Aug 15 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A case involving a Northern Irish bakery that refused to make a cake with a pro-gay message for a customer has been referred to the European Court of Human Rights.

Corner of world's largest refugee camp recreated in British mall

Aug 12 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British shoppers were given the chance to experience the world's largest refugee camp on Monday when a charity attempted to recreate the jungles of southern Bangladesh - home to nearly a million displaced Rohingya - in a London mall.

U.S. recession unlikely before 2020, and then 'wok' shaped

Nov 13 2018

NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump may just escape having to grapple with a recession before the U.S. Presidential elections in 2020, with investors saying it is unlikely one will occur before then.

Zollstreit um Stahl und Soja polarisiert vor US-Wahl

Oct 16 2018

New York/Berlin Der von US-Präsident Donald Trump angezettelte Handelsstreit sorgt vor den Kongresswahlen für Zündstoff.

Zollstreit um Stahl und Soja polarisiert vor US-Wahl

Oct 15 2018

New York/Berlin Der von US-Präsident Donald Trump angezettelte Handelsstreit sorgt vor den Kongresswahlen für Zündstoff.

With opinion split, tariffs are a tough sell in America's Rust Belt: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Sep 27 2018

NEW YORK Politicians in America's Rust Belt will likely struggle to capitalize on U.S. President Donald Trump's trade war in November's congressional elections, with a September poll showing voters in the region are cool on the effect of tariffs.

Turkey's economic pain felt as far as Tennessee

Aug 27 2018

NEW YORK Turkey's currency crisis has roiled emerging-markets investors far and wide, including the U.S. state of Tennessee, where the state's retirement system is the biggest institutional holder in a Turkey exchange-traded fund (ETF).

Twelve charts to watch for signs of the next U.S. downturn

Jul 25 2018

NEW YORK Economists and investors are watching for signs they hope can predict when the wheels will come off a near-record U.S. economic expansion and equities bull market.

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