By Estelle Shirbon

Stumped by transgender pension case, UK top court seeks EU help

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - A complex legal dispute involving a transgender woman's pension rights over a period when her gender had not been officially recognized has divided Britain's Supreme Court, which referred the issue on Wednesday to the European...

Wednesday, August 10, 2016, 5:27 PM

Rogue trader jailed for UK's biggest fraud warns it could happen again

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - Kweku Adoboli, the rogue trader jailed in 2012 for the biggest fraud in British history, has said his crimes could be repeated because bankers still faced the same pressure to make profits "no matter what". A...

Monday, August 1, 2016, 1:06 PM

Would-be British PM sparks row with remarks on rival's childlessness

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - Andrea Leadsom, one of two candidates vying to become the next British prime minister, has caused an uproar by suggesting that being a mother means she has a greater stake in the country's future than her childless rival...

Saturday, July 9, 2016, 3:10 PM

Darfuri man who walked through Channel Tunnel walks free in Britain

By Estelle Shirbon CANTERBURY, England (Reuters) - A Sudanese man who walked through the Channel Tunnel last summer at the height of Europe's refugee crisis walked free on Wednesday after a lengthy court case and said his priority now was to rebuild his life...

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 3:57 PM

Pro-Brexit minister: I'm glad most economists are not on my side

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - A government minister campaigning for Britain to leave the European Union said on Friday he was glad not to have economic authorities on his side because they had been wrong about the euro and had failed to predict the...

Saturday, June 4, 2016, 2:16 AM