Grande, Bieber, Katy Perry to top concert for Manchester victims
May30

Grande, Bieber, Katy Perry to top concert for Manchester victims

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry will headline a star-studded concert in Manchester, England, on Sunday to benefit victims of the suicide bombing at Grande’s May 22 concert there, organizers announced on Tuesday. American artists Miley Cyrus, Pharrell Williams and Usher will also perform at the June 4 concert, along with Britain’s Coldplay, One Direction singer Niall Horan and the...

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Bright prospects for global luxury sales
May30

Bright prospects for global luxury sales

World sales of personal luxury goods are set to grow by a stronger- than-expected 2-4 percent, with Europe championing this global growth, a study by consultancy group Bain & Co showed. Nathalie Kantaris Diaz reports. After a slump due to terror fears in Europe, global sales of luxury goods are on the up. They’re expected to rise 2-4 percent this year, according to Bain consultancy. That’s thanks to Europe, where sales...

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Europeans Frustrated With Trump After Submit
May29

Europeans Frustrated With Trump After Submit

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) – For German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who often pulls her rhetorical punches, her weekend message signalling a shift in the post-war order was uncharacteristically blunt. But growing frustration with U.S. President Donald Trump, a determination to reform Europe with France’s incoming leader and political considerations closer to home convinced Merkel to take a stand, senior German and...

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After summits with Trump, Merkel says Europe must take fate into own hands
May29

After summits with Trump, Merkel says Europe must take fate into own hands

  By Paul Carrel and Andreas Rinke BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel underlined her doubts about the reliability of the United States as an ally on Monday but said she was a “convinced trans-Atlanticist”, fine-tuning her message after surprising Washington with her frankness a day earlier. In a speech in Berlin, Merkel showed how seriously she is concerned about Washington’s dependability...

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