The chancellor is to use his budget to outline plans to help the North sea oil and gas industry, the Treasury confirms.
SEOUL (Reuters) – A man claiming to be the son of the slain, estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader said he was lying low with his mother and sister, in a video posted online by a group that said it helped rescue them following the murder a month ago.
BEIRUT (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy ship changed course in the Hormuz Strait on Saturday toward Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessels, a guards commander was quoted as saying on Tuesday while issuing a warning.
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea’s latest weapons test showed it can accurately fire multiple medium-range ballistic missiles, an attack strategy that experts said could test the advanced U.S. THAAD anti-missile system which began to arrive in South Korea on Tuesday.
BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday that South Korea is making a mistake in deploying the U.S. anti-missile defense system THAAD and urged Seoul to halt the deployment
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak struck a softer tone with North Korea on Wednesday, a day after accusing it of treating Malaysians as “hostages” amid a diplomatic meltdown over the murder of the estranged half-brother of the North’s leader.
The London-focused estate agent says profits more than halved last year.
KABUL (Reuters) – Gunmen dressed as doctors attacked a military hospital close to the U.S. embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday and were engaging security forces inside the building, officials and witnesses said.
Figures show public finances are looking in better shape – but Philip Hammond is likely to hold money back to help weather Brexit
Philip Hammond will deliver his spring budget against the backdrop of a weak pound, rising inflation and growing worries about a squeeze on households.
The chancellor is expected to unveil a brighter outlook for growth than at the time of his autumn statement in November.