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Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobs

Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobs

LONDON — Honda will close a car factory in western England with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs, British media and a local lawmaker said Monday, in another blow to a British economy made jittery by Brexit.
'Digital gangsters': UK wants tougher rules for Facebook

'Digital gangsters': UK wants tougher rules for Facebook

LONDON — British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that calls for tougher rules to keep Facebook and other tech firms from acting like "digital gangsters" and intentionally violating data privacy and competition laws.
Sale of Connacher Oil & Gas to East River abandoned after Feb. 15 deadline passes

Sale of Connacher Oil & Gas to East River abandoned after Feb. 15 deadline passes

CALGARY — Connacher Oil and Gas Ltd. says it has abandoned a court-supervised sale of the company to East River Oil and Gas Ltd. after the buyer failed to make a required deposit payment by Feb. 15.
Berlin to get single travel app for public, private services

Berlin to get single travel app for public, private services

Berlin is unveiling a new app that will let people use public transport, rental bikes, car-sharing and taxis seamlessly to travel through the German capital.
Aurora shooter's permit was revoked but gun wasn't seized

Aurora shooter's permit was revoked but gun wasn't seized

AURORA, Ill. — An initial background check failed to detect a felony conviction that should have barred the man who killed five co-workers and wounded six other people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant from buying the gun.
Burberry catwalk showcases streetwear, elegant classics

Burberry catwalk showcases streetwear, elegant classics

LONDON — Victoria Beckham doesn't need celebrities at her fashion shows — her A-list family provides more than enough star power.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Poloz speaks Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech to the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal on Thursday.
RRSP-to-RRIF conversion deadline needn't be so scary, experts advise

RRSP-to-RRIF conversion deadline needn't be so scary, experts advise

CALGARY — For Canadians who've made faithful contributions to an RRSP for most of their working lives, converting it to an RRIF may seem a terrifying milestone.
In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humour

In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humour

LONDON — It's said that history often repeats itself — the first time as tragedy, the second as farce. Many Britons feel they are living through both at the same time as their country navigates its way out of the European Union.
Hundreds stranded as British airline Flybmi collapses

Hundreds stranded as British airline Flybmi collapses

LONDON — Hundreds of passengers throughout Europe have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi.