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Fears Of Scottish Independence Send British Pound Spiraling Downward

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business

LONDON (AP) — Britain's main political leaders scrambled Monday to offer Scotland greater autonomy in a last-minute bid to stave off independence, a...

London Fears Cash Crunch During Olympics

AP | PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 09.19.2012 | Money

LONDON -- Tourists be warned: The Olympics crush has begun in London – and so has the scramble for cold, hard cash in the pricey British capital...

Britain's Largest Mortgage Lender Axing 15,000 Jobs

Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

LONDON (Sudip Kar-Gupta and Steve Slater) - Lloyds will axe 15,000 jobs and halve its international presence, a plan its new boss hopes will save ...

Greece Unsettles Markets as US Stocks Weaken

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's borrowing costs shot up Tuesday following a report, later denied, that Athens was seeking to revise a deal hammered ou...

Ailing British Pound Makes London Haven For Wealthy Bargain Hunters

McClatchy Washington Bureau | Julie Sell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON -- After a go-go decade, Great Britain is suffering from a sudden, severe financial hangover. Now, however, the party has kicked into high gear...

Euro Soars to Record High $1.5057

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN — The euro climbed to a record high of $1.5057 in early European trading on Wednesday as sentiment increased that the U.S. Federal Reserv...