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LONDON | Researchers find hints of Israeli spyware around globe

LONDON — Researchers say an increasingly notorious brand of Israeli surveillance software is being used further afield than previously known, with possible infections detected around the globe. The internet watchdog Citizen Lab says it has used an internet survey technique to identify suspected spyware infections linked to the Israeli company NSO Group in 45 countries, … Continue reading LONDON | Researchers find hints of Israeli spyware around globe

LONDON | Renewed US tariff fears stalk global stock markets

LONDON— Global stock markets started the new week on a soft note as investors waited to see if the U.S. slaps tariffs on another $200 billion-worth of Chinese goods. Oil prices rose, meanwhile, as heavy storms battered both countries. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 was flat at 5,353 while the DAX in Germany … Continue reading LONDON | Renewed US tariff fears stalk global stock markets

LONDON | UK leader warns rebels: it’s my Brexit agreement or no deal

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned opponents of her blueprint for Brexit that rejecting it means crashing out of the European Union without a deal, an outcome the International Monetary Fund said Monday would have “very large” economic costs. Attempting to assert control over a fractious party and faltering Brexit negotiations, May … Continue reading LONDON | UK leader warns rebels: it’s my Brexit agreement or no deal

LONDON | London fashion: Beckham comes home; Mouret shows ‘new sexy’

LONDON — Victoria Beckham brought her fashion brand home to London Fashion Week for the first time Sunday to mark the 10-year anniversary of the label that solidified the former Spice Girl’s status as a fashion icon. Her show was one of the most sought-after at the current edition of the British capital’s twice-yearly style … Continue reading LONDON | London fashion: Beckham comes home; Mouret shows ‘new sexy’

LONDON | Bright colors, neons light up runways at London Fashion Week

LONDON — Winter coats with sandals? Furry bags with long satin gowns? Anything goes as the fashion pack descends on London to take in the latest runway shows, where bright colors, clashing neons, a ’70s vibe and sports-chic vied for attention. Veteran designer Jasper Conran, model-turned-designer Alexa Chung and House of Holland were among those … Continue reading LONDON | Bright colors, neons light up runways at London Fashion Week

LONDON | Chelsea, Liverpool maintain EPL perfection after 5 games

LONDON  — The foundations are being laid for one of the English Premier League’s most exhilarating and competitive title races. For the first time since the league’s inception 26 years ago, two teams — Chelsea and Liverpool — have a 100 percent winning record after five matches. Eden Hazard’s hat trick powered Chelsea to a … Continue reading LONDON | Chelsea, Liverpool maintain EPL perfection after 5 games

LONDON | Brexit-backing pub chain drops Jagermeister, French brandy

LONDON — A pub chain founded by a prominent Brexit supporter said Wednesday it will stop selling French brandy and German Jagermeister liqueur and replace them with products from countries that aren’t European Union members. JD Wetherspoon said that starting Sept. 26, its 880 pubs will stock English herbal liqueur Strika instead of Jagermeister. Courvoisier … Continue reading LONDON | Brexit-backing pub chain drops Jagermeister, French brandy

LONDON | Fenella Fielding, star of ‘Carry On’ comedies, dies at 90

LONDON— Fenella Fielding, a British actress who was the glamorous, velvet-voiced star of the “Carry On” comedies, has died. She was 90. Friend Simon McKay said in a statement that Fielding died Tuesday after suffering a stroke two weeks earlier. Fielding appeared regularly in British stage, screen and television productions from the 1950s. In the … Continue reading LONDON | Fenella Fielding, star of ‘Carry On’ comedies, dies at 90