LONDON, July 4 Growth in Britain’s construction industry slowed in June, adding to signs that the economy might be struggling to regain much momentum after a lacklustre start to the year, a survey showed on Tuesday. The Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index fell to 54.8 from May’s 18-month high of 56.0, slightly below the
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LONDON An MP from British Prime Minister Theresa May’s minority ruling Conservative Party, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of making false declarations over his spending in a 2015 election. Craig MacKinlay, who beat leading Brexit figure Nigel Farage in the parliamentary election for the South Thanet in southeastern England in 2015, is accused
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Americans will celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday with fireworks, acts of gluttony and escapes to the beach, even for people in New Jersey where legislators brokered a last-minute deal to reopen state parks. In keeping with tradition, cities across the country will launch fireworks after dark, perhaps the most emblematic way to commemorate July 4,
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LONDON Bright sunshine and Roger Federer await tennis fans heading to the All England Club for the second day of action at Wimbledon on Tuesday. After an opening day which saw world number three Stan Wawrinka suffer a surprise defeat at the hands of Russian Daniil Medvedev, the focus turns to his Swiss compatriot and
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SEOUL North Korea test-launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile on Tuesday, South Korean and U.S. officials said, days before leaders from the Group of 20 nations are due to discuss steps to rein in Pyongyang’s weapons programs. The missile flew 930 kilometers (580 miles) before landing in Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), the South Korean military
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LONDON The Subway franchise of sandwich restaurants plans to open a further 500 outlets in the UK and Ireland over the next three years, creating about 5,000 jobs, as it seeks to capitalize on a growing appetite for cheap food on the go. Subway, which sells a wide range of freshly made submarine sandwiches, as
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