Barclays and RBS cut loans, while Standard Chartered closed its office last year Standard Chartered closed its Moscow office and Barclays cut loans to Russia by £1.3bn, as British banks beat a retreat
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed lower on the last trading day of February after mixed U.S. economic data on a day when European stocks hit records and oil prices rebounded for their first monthly
What's in a battered brand name? If it's RadioShack, the answer is at least $20 million. RadioShack's largest shareholder agreed to bid $20 million for the defunct retailer's name and other intellectual
Yutaka Katayama, the former president of what’s now Nissan Motor Co.’s U.S. branch, has died at the age of 105, the Associated Press reports. “Mr. K,” as he was known to company insiders and Datsun and
Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens? To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like: Well, thanks to powerful
These warm, fresh-baked breads and biscuits make a delicious addition to any meal -- don't be surprised if they upstage everything else on the table! These warm, fresh-baked breads and biscuits make a
Manchester United fans must stop pining for Sir Alex Ferguson's champagne football - that era is over
Gary Neville: It is time for supporters and pundits like me to accept that Louis van Gaal is a different breed of coach and let go of the past The time has come for Manchester United fans – me included
Louis van Gaal simply has not progressed his side since the opening day defeat to Swansea - and four other lessons from the Liberty Stadium United haven’t progressed since the opening day On the opening
Weird Animal Question of the Week Extremely tall animals such as the giraffe may offer clues. Many of us have gotten dizzy when we stand up too fast—and we don't even have to go that far. Imagine if you
The latest twist in the saga of Greece's indebtedness has resurfaced historic tensions. In the wake of an unexpected election in Greece, old tensions between Berlin and Athens have flared up, a reminder
Drake has shared a short film titled Jungle on his website, which features his own intimate commentary about fame, lifestyle, and life in general. It begins with a long, dark car ride to an overlook of
Luise Rainer, a star of cinema’s golden era who won back-to-back Oscars but then walked away from a glittering Hollywood career, has died. She was 104. Rainer, whose roles ranged from the 1930s German
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure Each week at Popular Science, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology.
A massive hunt for the 162 victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 resumed in the Java Sea on Wednesday, with six bodies, including a flight attendant identified by her trademark red uniform, recovered. But wind,
Change the hectic festive fixture schedule before someone gets seriously injured, urges Wayne Rooney
Manchester United captain fears it could take a major injury to a player to prompt a review of the current, intensive programme of games Wayne Rooney believes that it is time to change the gruelling holiday
Rodgers believes he has found tactical masterplan and restored attacking brilliance of last season Brendan Rodgers, the Liverpool manager, felt his team ended the year resembling the side that thrilled
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It goes way beyond just heating up your food. 1. Give your plants a boostSterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff
When life hands you branches, make something beautiful. Upcycled Treasures We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts
You may think you know the basics when it comes to getting your home ready to sell: remove any clutter or personal effects, fix what’s broken, and stage your rooms. But buyers are a fickle lot, and they
The top trends for 2015. We asked Marie Ackerman, Teleflora's Vice President of Education, to predict the top floral trends for 2015. Get a head start in the new year by trying out one of these ideas.