Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images Boris Johnson LONDON — The number of Britons becoming German citizens jumped 361% last year, according to the German Federal Statistics Office, on concerns Brexit will make it harder to work and travel within the European Union. A total of 2,865 Britons took German citizenship in 2016, the same year as the referendum to […]

Thomson Reuters People wait with their luggage at a rebooking zone at Heathrow Terminal 5 in London. Thousands of travelers leaving Heathrow airport Thursday morning were forced to take-off without some of their luggage. The airport said via Twitter that an issue with its baggage systems was to blame and that two terminals, which are […]

REUTERS/Louis Nastro United Airlines was forced to cancel a Venice, Italy-bound flight after the plane suffering a massive fuel leak while waiting to take off at Newark Liberty International Airport. Video captured by a passenger on board the Boeing 767-300 shows fuel gushing from its left wing. According to a United Airlines spokesperson, the aircraft […]

LONDON — The British pound is dropping sharply in overnight trade on Thursday after the exit poll suggested that no party will win a majority in the House of Commons after 2017’s general election. The exit poll, which in recent elections has proved to be a fairly accurate forecast of the official result, showed Theresa […]

Plynk Plynk cofounders Charles Dowd, left, and Clive Foley. Dublin-based Money messaging app Plynk has raised €25 million (£21.7 million) from a Swiss investment trust, in what it claims is the biggest ever “Series A” investment for an Irish startup. Plynk says in a release that it is building an app which links to people’s […]

AP/ Evan Vucci Elon Musk is breaking his ties with the White House now that President Donald Trump has pulled the US out of the Paris Agreement. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO said on Wednesday that he would have “no choice” but to leave Trump’s advisory councils if the US withdrew from the landmark climate deal — a […]

REUTERS/Darren Staples Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attends an election campaign event in Wolverhampton, May 30, 2017. LONDON — The pound is falling against the euro and dollar on Wednesday after a new poll suggested that next week’s election could return a hung parliament. The Times reports that a constituency-by-constituency poll by YouGov suggests that […]

[unable to retrieve full-text content] ChinaFotoPress / Getty LONDON — Major stock indexes across the European continent are dragging on Wednesday morning, pulled lower by news overnight that China’s credit rating has been cut by ratings agency Moody’s. Moody’s Investors Services cut China’s long-term local and foreign currency issuer ratings on concerns the country’s financial […]