India needs to grow faster than is expected, says its former central bank head

India's economy really needs to hit a 10 percent annual growth rate, says Raghuram Rajan.

United States

First civil suit looms in deadly Florida bridge collapse

The first lawsuit following a bridge collapse at Florida International University on Thursday is expected to be filed on Monday.


Bookies’ delight as watchdog backs down on decision to impose strict £2 maximum stake

BOOKIES wishes may have come true as a gambling watchdog has backed down on its original decision to bring in a £2 maximum stake. The Gambling Commission had initially called for the strict limit but is today expected to instead suggest ways to combat th


Cyber security firms to take 1m sq ft of offices in UK regions by 2023

Cyber security firms are expected to take up around 1m sq ft of office space in the UK’s regional cities over the next five years as British businesses step up their online safety measures.


Russia News: Could Vladimir Putin’s Expected Election Win Mean Changes To Term Limits?

Long before it happened, Russia’s ruling party had already called it “the ultimate victory.” On March 18, Russians go to the polls where they will – without doubt – re-elect President Vladimir Putin to a fourth leadership term.

Top News

Republican senator expects Trump to pull out of Iran deal: CBS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Sunday he expected President Donald Trump to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement in May.


Russia election: Food and 'polar bears' in polling stations

Colourful scenes as Russians vote in a presidential election Vladimir Putin is expected to win.

Top News

Polls open as Putin seeks tighter grip on Russia

Russians vote Sunday in a presidential election widely expected to cement President Vladimir Putin's power for another six years.


Travel problems expected as amber snow warning issued

People living on higher ground could see up to 25cm of snow and rural areas could lose power.


Putin, widely expected to win 4th term as Russia's president, presses for maximum votes, reports say

As Sunday’s presidential election nears, Vladimir Putin is widely expected to win a fourth term as president. But reports emerged Saturday that local and state officials have received orders “from higherups” to increase voter turnout to maximize his


11 adorable photos of Kate Middleton showing off her baby bump at the traditional St. Patrick's Day celebration

Chris Jackson/Getty Images Kate Middleton and Prince William honored St. Patrick's Day with the traditional visit to the 1st Battalion of the Guards regiment at their barracks in Hounslow, London. Since Middleton is expected to give birth within the

Formula 1

Ocon: I must prove myself to Mercedes in 2018

Ocon made his grand prix debut in the middle of the 2016 season with Manor, then stepped up to Mercedes' lead customer team Force India for an impressive maiden full campaign in 2017.Though Lewis Hamilton is expected to re-sign with Mercedes beyond the cu


Retailers are filing for bankruptcy at a staggering rate — and these 19 companies could be the next to default

Retail defaults and liquidations could exceed last year's record levels, according to S&P Global Ratings. Sears, J.Crew, and Neiman Marcus are among the companies that could be next to default. Retail bankruptcies and defaults hit a peak last y


Man dies after a 'number of collisions' near Henley

A section of the A4155 near Henley and Marlow is expected to be closed "for a number of hours", police said.


JPMorgan 'pulled a rug out from underneath' its competitors, and now they're all feeling the pain (JPM)

Stock research firms are getting battered so far in 2018, with revenues declining substantially. Part of the blame is new European regulatory reform, which were widely expected to constrict research budgets. But JPMorgan Chase deserves some of the blame a


Why 'Game Of Thrones' Fans May Not Like The Final Season

Naturally, with all the expected potential deaths fans will be seeing on the upcoming final season of "Game of Thrones," there's going to be heartache. However, they can't say they haven't been warned.


U.S. housing starts fall on weak multi-family segment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in February as a plunge in the construction of multi-family housing units offset a second straight monthly increase in single-family projects.

Life & Style

60-year-old snowmobiler survives four nights in Utah wilderness without food or water

He was treated for hypothermia and minor injuries but is expected to be fine.


North Korean minister's Swedish visit fuels Trump-Kim expectations

Ri Yong-ho expected to hold second day of talks with Swedish counterpart in StockholmNorth Korea’s foreign minister is expected to meet his Swedish counterpart for a second day on Friday after making a surprise trip to Stockholm that has fuelled expecta


Russian President Vladimir Putin expected ‘softer’ reaction from Britain over nerve agent attack

The former Georgian president suggested a similar move would not have been made in the US because of Donald Trump's unpredictable reactions.


Why thousands are expected to stand up to racism in London

Demonstrations planned in UK and Europe on Saturday as far-right threat grows.


Spotify will start trading April 3

The music-streaming company is expected to forgo IPO traditions like a underwriters and a lock-up period.


Homebuilder sentiment falls more than expected

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on homebuilder sentiment.


City suffers blow as Unilever picks Rotterdam over London for headquarters

Consumer goods giant PZ Cussons has warned its profits will be lower than expected this year after running into trouble in its key markets of the UK and Nigeria.

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