LONDON, March 2 (UPI) — The Purchasing Managers Index for Britain’s construction sector rose in February, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply said.
WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) — Republican U.S. presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has taken a page from President Obama’s fundraising playbook and is reaching out to Everyman.
CALGARY, Alberta, March 2 (UPI) — Major producers of Canada’s controversial oil sands have formed an alliance aimed at addressing environmental challenges.
Canada’s oil sands, the second largest reserve of oil after Saudi Arabia, are a mixture of sa…
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 2 (UPI) — Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska withdrew from the BMW Malaysian Open tennis tournament Friday and rain again played havoc with the schedule.
By ANTHONY HALLUnited Press International Twenty-five European Union members signed a fiscal treaty Friday that is intended to impose Germanic discipline on member states.
LONDON, March 2 (UPI) — Royal aides in Britain say Prince Harry’s meeting with Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is unrelated to her plan to make Jamaica a republic.
OTTAWA, March 2 (UPI) — Canada’s gross domestic product growth slowed to a slim 0.4 percent gain in the fourth quarter of 2011, Statistics Canada reported Friday from Ottawa.
WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) — U.S. President Barack Obama has it backward when he says the government is backing a billion-dollar oil subsidy, the American Petroleum Institute said.
Obama told an audience in New Hampshire that the oil industry was the…
DAMASCUS, Syria, March 2 (UPI) — A humanitarian aid convoy arrived at the besieged Syrian city of Homs Friday, prepared to take supplies to the hard-hit Baba Amr neighborhood, officials said.
LONDON, March 2 (UPI) — Nuclear operators in the United Kingdom will have to put money aside to address waste costs in the country’s evolving energy strategy, a secretary said.
British Energy Secretary Edward Davey said polices that would ensure nuc…