Don't mess with UK 'free' banking, Lloyds boss says
LONDON (Reuters) - Free banking services in Britain for customers who are in credit should remain and authorities should not impose charges as part of attempts to shake up the market, the boss of Lloyds said on Wednesday.

'Women not equal,' Turkish President
Women's rights groups responded angrily Tuesday to comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that women and men are not equal "because their nature is different."

Royal Mail warns of threat to nationwide service
LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Mail warned that competition from rivals such as Whistl could make it financially impossible to fulfil its legal obligation to deliver mail across the whole country, six days a week.

'America, we have a problem'
Police killings are not accidents or tragedies; they are a sign of America's race problem and too often the system tells black people their lives don't matter, says CNN's LZ Granderson.

Photographer brings paintings to life
Though the influence is Spanish, the props, the fabrics, the models and the setting are all local to Senegal.

British third quarter growth confirmed at 0.7%

Britain's economic output in the July-September period was propelled by consumer spending, the Office for National Statistics said in a statementLondon (AFP) - British economic growth slowed to 0.7 percent in the third quarter of 2014 from output in the previous three months, official data showed Wednesday, confirming the previous estimate.

Protesters flood streets across U.S.
Demonstrators block bridges and highways to denounce a decision not to indict a police officer who shot dead a black teenager.