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Lloyds offers payments to HBOS victims after compensation rebuke

LONDON (Reuters) – Lloyds Banking Group <LLOY.L> has offered additional payments of 35,000 pounds each to 191 victims of one of Britain’s biggest banking scandals, after a review of its handling of a compensation scheme found “serious shortcomings”. Britain’s biggest mortgage lender has struggled to contain the fallout from a fraud at Halifax Bank of […]

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China says bilateral relationship with U.S. has experienced serious difficulties

BEIJING (Reuters) – China said Friday its relationship with the United States had experienced serious difficulties, but they should work in accordance with the consensus reached by the two countries’ leaders to push forward a stable bilateral relationship. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng made the comment at a meeting with the U.S. special envoy […]

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Mahjong, cartoons coming to Tesla car screens in China next year

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Tesla Inc <TSLA.O> said on Friday it will offer its Chinese customers more video and gaming content next year, marking the first time the automaker will offer internet-connected games in its vehicles. Two video-streaming channels from cartoon-focused Bilibili <BILI.O> and Alibaba-backed <BABA.N> Youku will be added for a total of four. Owners […]