Millions in UK face water restrictions amid hot, dry weather

LONDON (AP) — Millions of people in northern England are facing a ban on using garden hoses or sprinklers amid one of the longest spells of hot, dry weather in…

Former UK Cabinet secretary seeks new Brexit referendum

LONDON (AP) — A former U.K. Cabinet minister from the ruling Conservative Party on Monday called for a new Brexit referendum, an idea long assailed by the prime minister. Source:…

China slowdown weighs on markets as Trump meets Putin

LONDON (AP) — A slowdown in Chinese economic growth weighed on global stock markets Monday as investors kept a close watch on a summit U.S. President Donald Trump with Russian…

The Latest: May defends Brexit plan after Cabinet departures

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

UK Cabinet proclaims Brexit unity — but many hurdles ahead

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s prime minister is claiming victory in her bid to unite her fractious Cabinet behind her latest Brexit policy, but many hurdles lie ahead. Source: Business –…

UK euroskeptics urge PM May to prepare for 'no deal' Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Pro-Brexit politicians and business figures have urged British Prime Minister Theresa May to be ready to walk away from the European Union without a trade agreement, despite…

UK gov't backs expansion of London's Heathrow Airport

LONDON (AP) — A third runway at Heathrow Airport was approved Tuesday by Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet, setting the stage for a parliamentary vote on the matter after years…

Report: UK food, fuel, medicine short under 'no deal' Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British civil servants have warned of shortages of food, fuel and medicines within weeks if the U.K. leaves the European Union next year without a trade deal,…

'Sherlock' star Cumberbatch praised for tackling muggers

LONDON (AP) — The food-delivery firm Deliveroo thanked Benedict Cumberbatch on Saturday after a newspaper reported that the “Sherlock” star had fought off muggers who were attacking one of its…

FBI may have disrupted major cyberattack on Ukraine

LONDON (AP) — The FBI has put a spoke in the wheel of a major Russian digital disruption operation potentially aimed at causing havoc in Ukraine, evidence pieced together from…

Texas A&M, USDA research aimed at nitrite poisoning leads to methane mitigation

Student, advisers taking research from lab to marketplace Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Bill Pinchak, 940-552-9941, bpinchak@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Elizabeth Latham, 512-574-4790, bezoarlaboratories@gmail.com Dr. Robin Anderson, 979-260-9317, robin.anderson@ars.usda.gov COLLEGE…

Markle's bridal gown work of Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller

LONDON (AP) — Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy is the master British designer behind the sleek silk boat-necked gown and long billowing veil worn by Meghan Markle as she walked…

Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller designs Markle's sleek dress

LONDON (AP) — Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy is the master British designer behind the sleek silk boat-necked gown and long billowing veil worn by Meghan Markle as she walked…

Google suspends all ads related to Irish abortion referendum

LONDON (AP) — Google is suspending all advertising connected to Ireland’s abortion referendum as part of moves to protect “election integrity,” the company announced Wednesday. Source: Business – The Eagle

Facebook bans foreign ads in Ireland abortion referendum

LONDON (AP) — Facebook announced Tuesday that it is banning foreign advertisements related to Ireland’s abortion referendum amid concerns that North American groups are trying to influence the campaign. Source:…

UK airports to add explosive detection dogs to screen cargo

LONDON (AP) — British officials say dogs trained to detect explosives are being deployed at airports to screen cargo for possible devices. Source: Business – The Eagle

Late winter blast sees eurozone growth slow in momentum

LONDON (AP) — After posting its highest growth in a decade during 2017, the 19-country eurozone lost some momentum at the start of the new year, largely because of temporary…

Walmart to sell UK unit as it seeks growth in online sales

LONDON (AP) — Walmart has agreed to sell its British unit, Asda, to local rival Sainsbury’s in a 7.3 billion pound ($10.1 billion) deal as the U.S. giant focuses on…

British grocer Sainsbury's in merger talks with Walmart unit

LONDON (AP) — Sainsbury’s, the U.K.’s second-biggest grocery chain, said Saturday it is in advanced discussions about a merger with Walmart Inc.’s British unit, Asda, as retailers adjust to swiftly…

Sainsbury's in merger talks with Walmart's British unit

LONDON (AP) — U.K. grocery chain Sainsbury’s has confirmed it is in advanced discussions about a merger with Walmart Inc.’s British unit, Asda. Source: Business – The Eagle