UK banks fear public, politicians set against them on Brexit
By Anjuli Davies, William James and Andrew MacAskill LONDON (Reuters) - For decades, Britain's bankers have relied on their industry's outsized status in the economy to find a receptive ear in government. June's vote to quit the EU has triggered a change in leadership and tone in the British government with new Prime Minister Theresa pledging an industrial revival and to build "an economy that works for everyone" - setting nerves jangling in the City of London global financial hub. Reuters spoke to several senior bankers from big British and international banks based in the city, including some involved in discussions with the government over Brexit.
Iraq forces shell IS near Mosul; group urges airstrike probe
BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) ? Iraqi forces shelled Islamic State positions outside Mosul on Monday as fighting to retake the extremist-held city entered its second week and a rights group urged a probe into a suspected airstrike that hit a mosque, killing over a dozen civilians.
The 'Jungle' migrant camp in France: five key questions
France began clearing the so-called "Jungle" migrant camp in the northern city of Calais on Monday ahead of its planned demolition. It is a collection of tents and shelters on a muddy, windswept patch of land near Calais, northern France, that has become a magnet for migrants seeking to cross the Channel to reach Britain. Various squalid settlements have existed for decades around the gritty town that is home to one of the country's biggest ports and the Channel Tunnel rail link connecting France and Britain.
North Korea lashes out at threat of more sanctions
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) ? North Korean officials lashed out Monday at efforts in the United Nations to strengthen sanctions following the North's latest missile launches and nuclear test in September.
527 South Koreans sue Samsung on Galaxy Note 7 recallSEOUL, South Korea (AP) ? Hundreds of South Korean Galaxy Note 7 smartphone owners filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics on Monday over its handling of the fire-prone device.
Belgian region: unable to clear EU-Canada trade deal by Mon
France starts clearing "jungle" migrant camp in Calais
By Matthias Blamont CALAIS, France (Reuters) - France began clearing the sprawling "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais on Monday, with hundreds carrying suitcases queuing outside a hangar to be resettled in reception centres across the country. It plans to relocate them to 450 centres across France. On Friday a French Interior Ministry official said negotiations continued over who should take children with no family ties in Britain.
Bangladesh heartbreak as England win Test thriller
Ice cool skipper Alastair Cook insisted he never doubted England would hold their nerve after just preventing Bangladesh from pulling off an historic victory in a nail-biting first Test in Chittagong Monday. Ben Stokes took the last two wickets in three balls as England sneaked home by 22 runs in a match that ebbed and flowed throughout before the dramatic 20-minute conclusion on the morning of the fifth and final day. Bangladesh had started the day needing just 33 runs for what would have been their first win over England in nine attempts.
Plane crashes on takeoff at Malta airport, 5 aboard killedVALLETTA, Malta (AP) ? Officials say a light plane has crashed after takeoff from Malta International Airport, killing all five people on board.
France moving more than 6,000 migrants, destroying huge camp
CALAIS, France (AP) ? Lines of migrants with their lives in small bags walked to a registration center in the French port city of Calais Monday, the first day of the mass evacuation and destruction of the filthy camp they called home.