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January 16, 2019 6:56 AM Germany's foreign minister on Brexit: Stop 'playing games'

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said there was not much time left to find a solution for Britain’s departure from the European Union and “the time for playing games is now over.” He told broadcaster Deutschlandfunk that after the vote in British parliament on Tuesday there needed to be new talks between Britain and the EU, adding 2524

January 15, 2019 8:00 PM McDonald's loses 'Big Mac' trademark case to Irish chain Supermac's

(Reuters) - McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) has lost its rights to the trademark “Big Mac” in a European Union case ruling in favor of Ireland-based fast-food chain Supermac’s, a decision from the EU’s Spain-based Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) showed. The judgment, provided to Reuters by Supermac’s, revoked McDonald’s registration of the trademark, saying 2368

January 8, 2019 1:40 PM Padraig Harrington chosen as Europe captain for 2020 Ryder Cup

Padraig Harrington was named European Ryder Cup captain on Tuesday, pledging to do all he can to continue the high level of success the team has enjoyed through his playing career. Harrington, 47, a three-time major winner who played on six European teams, takes over for Thomas Bjorn, who oversaw a rousing success in France in September when Europe defeated 102

January 7, 2019 2:05 PM Turkey to investigate whether Google violated competition law

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey’s competition authority said on Monday it had launched an investigation into whether internet search engine Google broke competition law with algorithms it uses for searches and to target advertisements. The probe follows a complaint that Alphabet Inc’s Google unit had “abused its dominant position and made the efforts of other 99

January 2, 2019 8:16 AM Cillian Sheridan joins Wellington Phoenix from Jagiellonia Bialystok

Wellington coach Mark Rudan says midseason recruit Cillian Sheridan will provide much-needed competition in his strike force for the second half of the A-League season. The mid-table Phoenix announced on Thursday the Republic of Ireland forward has signed with them until the end of the current season. The 29-year-old signed from Polish first division 79

December 24, 2018 5:39 PM 'Missing' daughter of Dubai ruler seen in new photos from United Arab Emirates

Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, a daughter of Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, left, meets Mary Robinson, a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and former president of Ireland, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation via AP) Sheikha 125

December 24, 2018 12:26 PM UAE says princess Sheikha Latifa living with her family in Dubai

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates said on Monday Princess Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed al-Maktoum, daughter of Dubai’s ruler, was at home and living with her family. Rights groups had called on the UAE to disclose the whereabouts and condition of Sheikha Latifa, following reports in the international media that she was forcibly returned after 113

December 22, 2018 9:37 PM Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown has died at 77

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 29, 2005 file photo, Bosnia's top international administrator Paddy Ashdown speaks during a news conference in Sarajevo. Britain’s Liberal Democrat party has announced the death of former leader Paddy Ashdown after a short illness it was announced on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 . He was 77. The popular, articulate Ashdown was for decades 97

December 20, 2018 9:19 PM Josh Warrington vs. Carl Frampton: How to watch the featherweight title fight on ESPN+

IBF featherweight world titleholder Josh Warrington of England faces Northern Ireland's Carl Frampton in a 12-round bout at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, on Saturday. The fight card will air live on ESPN+ in the United States starting at 3 p.m. ET. Warrington (27-0, 6 KOs) won the title with a split decision victory over Lee Selby in May. He's making 70

December 19, 2018 11:19 PM Ireland may ask for derogations from some EU rules in no-deal Brexit

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland does not rule out asking the European Union to relax or waive some rules of the single market in the event of a no-deal Brexit in order to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Wednesday. Asked if Ireland would need any derogations to avoid a hard border, Coveney said: “That will be an ongoing 74