STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – The committee that awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan said on Saturday it was up to the American singer-songwriter whether to attend the prize-giving ceremony later this year or not. Jobs in Software Engineering
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor and singer Donald Glover will be playing Lando Calrissian in the young Han Solo spin-off film from the “Star Wars” universe, Walt Disney Co and Lucasfilm said on Friday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Fans of the late singer Prince will get new music from the artist, as two new albums will feature previously unreleased and unheard tracks from the artist’s vault of recordings.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A day after hackers unleashed an attack on some of the world’s best-known web sites, comedian Leslie Jones weighed in on cyber-security in a commentary on “Saturday Night Live,” saying cyber criminals could put their talents to far better use than hacking celebrities.
UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The United Nations named comic-book superhero Wonder Woman as an honorary ambassador to fight for gender equality on Friday, amid criticism that the scantily clad fictional character was an inappropriate choice.
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MILAN, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Storage rooms crammed with loan documents have emerged as a hidden front line in Italy’s battle to save its banks from the threat of financial crisis.
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LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s major banks are set to report stronger-than-expected results this week, confounding expectations that political and economic upheaval caused by the vote to quit the European Union would immediately squeeze profits.
LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Big international banks are preparing to move some of their operations out of Britain in early 2017 due to the uncertainty over the country’s future relationship with the European Union, a top banking official said.