Emma Thompson, weeping teenagers join peaceful climate protest in London

LONDON (Reuters) – Film star Emma Thompson joined climate change activists in central London on Friday to read poetry praising Earth’s bounties, part of a series of protests which have caused transport snarl-ups in the British capital. Organisers Extinction Rebellion … Continue reading Emma Thompson, weeping teenagers join peaceful climate protest in London

UK consumers keep calm and carry on shopping before Brexit deadline

LONDON (Reuters) – British shoppers ignored worries about an impending Brexit deadline and spent heavily in March, official data showed on Thursday, supporting the country’s sluggish economy while companies were cutting back on investment. FILE PHOTO: Shoppers are seen inside … Continue reading UK consumers keep calm and carry on shopping before Brexit deadline

UK consumers keep calm and carry on shopping in the run-up to Brexit deadline

LONDON, April 18 (Reuters) – British shoppers ignored worries about an impending Brexit deadline and spent heavily in March, official data showed on Thursday. Visitors and shoppers walk along Sheep street in the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon, Britain, March 22, 2019. … Continue reading UK consumers keep calm and carry on shopping in the run-up to Brexit deadline