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TOP STORIES

GLOBAL

BRITAIN-POLITICS/

New PM Rishi Sunak pledges to lead Britain out of economic crisis

LONDON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Rishi Sunak became Britain's third prime minister in two months on Tuesday and pledged to lead the country out of a profound economic crisis and rebuild trust in politics.

UKRAINE-CRISIS/

Russia tells U.N. Ukraine plans 'dirty bomb,' West dismisses allegation

NEAR KHERSON FRONTLINE, Ukraine, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Russia on Tuesday took its case to the U.N. Security Council that Ukraine is preparing to use a "dirty bomb" on its own territory, an assertion dismissed by Western and Ukrainian officials as misinformation and a pretext for intensifying the war.

U.S.

Fed's Powell, on eve of next rate hike, urged to protect jobs

U.S. Senate Banking Committee Chair Sherrod Brown on Tuesday urged Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to be careful about tightening monetary policy so much that millions of Americans already suffering from high inflation also lose their jobs.

USA-TRUMP/NEW YORK

Prosecutor says star witness may be 'reluctant' in Trump company trial

NEW YORK, Oct 25 (Reuters) - A prosecutor in the tax fraud trial of Donald Trump's company told prospective jurors on Tuesday the government's star witness - a longtime Trump Organization executive - may be "reluctant" to answer questions, while some jury candidates were dismissed after expressing contempt for the former U.S. president.

BUSINESS

ALPHABET-RESULTS/

Alphabet's miss fans inflation fears across digital advertising

Google parent Alphabet Inc's disappointing ad sales sparked worries across the digital media sector on Tuesday as advertisers cut back on their spending in the face of an economic slowdown.

MICROSOFT-RESULTS/

Tougher than expected PC market hits Microsoft Windows; cloud growth slows

Microsoft Corp posted its slowest quarterly revenue growth in five years on Tuesday as the tough macroeconomic conditions hit PC sales and slowed cloud growth, which had supercharged the earnings for years.

ENTERTAINMENT

ADIDAS-KANYEWEST/

Adidas ends Ye deal over hate speech, costing rapper his billionaire status

Adidas AG terminated its partnership with rapper and fashion designer Ye on Tuesday after he made a series of antisemitic remarks, a move that knocked the musician off the Forbes list of the world's billionaires.

TWITTER-USERS/

Twitter is losing its most active users, internal documents show

"Is Twitter dying?" billionaire Elon Musk mused in April, five days before offering to buy the social media platform. The reality, according to internal Twitter research seen by Reuters, goes far beyond the handful of examples of celebrities ghosting their own accounts.

SPORTS

SOCCER-CHAMPIONS-PSG-HAI/REPORT

Messi and Mbappe both score twice as PSG thrash Maccabi

PARIS, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Paris St Germain's Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe both scored twice with Neymar also on target as the French club's fearsome attack tore apart Maccabi Haifa in a 7-2 win to send them into the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday.

MOTOR-F1-MEXICO/DOOHAN

Doohan to make F1 practice debut with Alpine in Mexico

Australian Jack Doohan will make his Formula One Friday practice debut with Alpine at this week's Mexican Grand Prix, the Renault-owned team said.

UPCOMING

SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY

USA-FARM/POLLUTION

Green groups petition U.S. environment agency to better regulate farm pollution

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is violating the nation's key water law with its lax oversight of pollution from large livestock farms and should hike regulation, a coalition of green groups wrote in a petition to the agency on Wednesday.

Oct 26

EU-POLLUTION/

EU presents proposals to limit air and water pollution

European Commission presents proposals to reach zero air pollution target by 2050 as well as reductions of pollution in waste, ground and surface water

26 Oct 06:00 ET / 10:00 GMT

POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

LEBANON-SYRIA/REFUGEES (PIX)

Hundreds of Syrian refugees go home as Lebanon resumes returns

Hundreds of Syrian refugees return home from Lebanon through trips organized by the Lebanese General Security agency, despite criticism by rights groups that the returns cannot be classified as fully voluntary. Lebanon is home to more than 800,000 Syrians registered with the United Nations' refugee agency, which says it is not sponsoring the process.

Oct 26

TURKEY-ELECTION/HOUSING

Turks flock to President Erdogan's housing project before elections next year

About a quarter of all Turkish households applied to a $48-billion state subsidized building project, underscoring the popularity of President Tayyip Erdogan’s programme and also the re-election challenge he faces during a cost-of-living crisis.

Oct 26

BRAZIL-ELECTION/AGRIBUSINESS

Brazil farm interests bankroll Bolsonaro campaign, Lula leans on party funds

Brazilians with ties to agribusiness have contributed the lion's share of financing for President Jair Bolsonaro's re-election campaign, underscoring his close ties with farm interests, while his leftist challenger has relied almost exclusively on public funding via his Workers Party.

Oct 26

USA-ISRAEL/ (PIX) (TV)

Biden welcomes Israel's Herzog to White House

U.S. President Joe Biden welcomes Israeli President Isaac Herzog to White House.

Oct 26

USA-ELECTION/BIDEN-MIDTERMS

ANALYSIS: Three midterm outcomes - what would they mean for Joe Biden's presidency?

The next two years will look very different for U.S. President Joe Biden if his Democrats lose control of one or both houses of Congress. Here's how a split Congress, or one controlled entirely by Republicans, will limit his power, and what the White House could and could not do to circumvent the opposition.

Oct 26

JAPAN-USA/SOUTHKOREA (PIX) (TV)

Japan-U.S.-South Korea hold trilateral Vice Foreign Ministerial Meeting in Tokyo

Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Takeo Mori, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and Vice Foreign Minister of South Korea Cho Hyun-dong hold a trilateral meeting in Tokyo to discuss North Korea's recent missile launches, along with other issues of regional security including China and Taiwan. A joint news conference will be held after the meeting.

Oct 26

INDONESIA-EU/RIGHTS

EU human rights representative visits Indonesia

The EU Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore visits Indonesia ahead of the 4th ASEAN-EU policy dialogue on human rights.

Oct 26

ITALY-MUSSOLINI/ (PIX) (TV)

Mussolini's image hangs over Rome 100 years after he grabbed power

Unlike Germany, which wiped out all trace of Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime after World War Two, Italy's fascist past is still in the public eye, to widespread indifference. On the 100th anniversary of Mussolini bullying his way to power in Rome, his legacy is coming under renewed scrutiny, but don't expect all the fascist artwork to be swept away.

Oct 26

USA-ELECTION/ENERGY (PIX)

U.S. midterms could shape state energy policies for years to come

With 36 gubernatorial races, and candidates vowing everything from boosting low-carbon power use and encouraging more EV adoption, to rolling back climate pledges, who prevails in the upcoming election could help drive the energy and climate policy outlook for years to come, academics and analysts say.

26 Oct 01:00 ET / 05:00 GMT

FRANCE-GERMANY/

Behind facade of unity, Franco-German relation in trouble amid world crises

When Germany unveiled a 200 billion euro package to shield its industry and consumers from soaring energy prices, its government failed to notify neighbouring France beforehand. French President Emmanuel Macron was left seething in private.

26 Oct 01:00 ET / 05:00 GMT

SAUDI-TURKEY/

Turkey's Finance Minister Nureddin Nebati speaks at Future Investment Initiative Forum in Saudi Arabia

26 Oct 04:30 ET / 08:30 GMT

BRAZIL-ELECTION/ENVIRONMENT (TV)

EXPLAINER-What Brazil's election means for the Amazon rainforest

Brazil's presidential election on Sunday may determine the fate of the world's largest rainforest, scientists say, after deforestation soared in the past four years under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro.

26 Oct 06:00 ET / 10:00 GMT

USA-ABORTION/NEW MEXICO (PIX)

INSIGHT-New frontier of U.S. abortion battles emerges in New Mexico

Conservative New Mexico towns on the Texas border are considering anti-abortion ordinances.

26 Oct 06:00 ET / 10:00 GMT

USA-ELECTION/FEARS

Reuters/Ipsos polling on Americans' safety concerns at polling places

New Reuters/Ipsos polling reveals American voters concerns about the potential for violence or intimidation at polling places ahead of the Nov. 8 midterm elections.

26 Oct 06:00 ET / 10:00 GMT

AUSTRIA-POLITICS/

Weekly Austrian cabinet meeting

Ministers hold a news conference after Austria's weekly cabinet meeting.

26 Oct 06:15 ET / 10:15 GMT

BRITAIN-POLITICS/PMQS (PIX) (TV)

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak takes questions in parliament.

26 Oct 07:00 ET / 11:00 GMT

FRANCE-GERMANY/

France's Macron and Germany's Scholz hold press conference

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz hold a press conference following talks in Paris

26 Oct 09:00 ET / 13:00 GMT

CLIMATE-UN/WMO (TV)

U.N. weather agency to release greenhouse gas bulletin report

The U.N. weather agency is set to release its global report on greenhouse gas concentrations - the first in a slew of climate reports expected ahead of the COP27 climate summit in November.

26 Oct 11:00 ET / 15:00 GMT

BUSINESS / ECONOMICS

CUBA-USA/BUSINESS (PIX) (TV)

Cuba hosts first U.S. business conference in years in bid to stir engagement

The Cuban Chamber of Commerce hosts a three-day conference beginning on Wednesday with Washington-based business consultancy Focus Cuba, in a joint effort to rekindle engagement dramatically reduced by former U.S. President Donald Trump.

Oct 26

UMC-RESULTS/

Taiwan chipmaker UMC reports third quarter results

Oct 26

VENEZUELA-MEDIA/

Radio silence grows in Venezuela as government shutters dozens of stations

In July officials from Venezuela's telecommunications regulator entered the Moda 105.1 FM radio station with the national guard and demanded to see the station's licensing. Hours later they stopped it broadcasting - one of at least 50 stations closed so far this year. The accelerated closures are part of efforts by the government to control information, journalists and NGOs say.

Oct 26

PORTUGAL-BUDGET/

Portugal's government debates 2023 budget in parliament

Portugal's government starts debating the 2023 budget draft with lawmakers in parliament

Oct 26

GREECE-ECONOMY/HOUSING-RENTS (PIX) (TV)

Young Greeks priced out as inflation, rents soar

After a 10-year debt crisis that ravaged the economy, inflation and soaring rents leave many young Greeks priced out, struggling to find affordable homes as the government launches relief measures to ease the squeeze.

26 Oct 02:00 ET / 06:00 GMT

BOEING-RESULTS/

Boeing Q3 earnings

Boeing is expected to report a higher revenue and a small adjusted profit compared to a year ago loss on demand for its jets. Investor focus will be on China MAX approval, free cash flow forecast and commentary on supply chain.

26 Oct 03:30 ET / 07:30 GMT

GREECE-TREASURIES/

Debt agency auctions six-month T-bills

Greek debt agency will sell 625 mln euros of six-month T-bills. A previous sale in September was priced to yield 1.95%

26 Oct 05:30 ET / 09:30 GMT

KRAFT HEINZ-RESULTS/

Kraft Heinz Co Q3 Earnings Release

Kraft Heinz Co is expected to post a fall in third-quarter revenue as price increases and inflation dent consumer demand for its products. Investors will be on the lookout for updates on price sensitivity consumers are showcasing amidst soaring inflation and its impact on margins.

26 Oct 07:00 ET / 11:00 GMT

SAFRICA-ECONOMY/BUDGET

South Africa issues medium term budget policy statement

South Africa's finance minister Enoch Godongwana will on Wednesday table in parliament the medium term budget policy statement, which updates economic forecasts, adjusts the budget and makes emergency changes to spending.

26 Oct 08:00 ET / 12:00 GMT

CANADA-CENBANK/

Bank of Canada set for another supersized hike even as outlook darkens

The Bank of Canada is widely expected to raise rates by another three-quarters of a percentage point to a fresh 14-year high, as stubbornly broad and persistent inflation outweighs worries that the rapid pace of tightening will trigger a recession.

26 Oct 10:00 ET / 14:00 GMT

VOLKSWAGEN-BRAND/

Volkswagen brand chief Thomas Schaefer gives strategy update

The chief executive of Volkswagen's passenger car brand gives a strategy update and sets out goals for the next two years in a media briefing.

26 Oct 11:30 ET / 15:30 GMT

USA-TREASURY/AUCTION

Treasury Dept. sells 2-year floating rate notes

26 Oct 11:30 ET / 15:30 GMT

SPORTS

BOXING-LOMACHENKO/ (TV)

Boxing - Vasiliy Lomachenko interview

Ukrainian two-time Olympic gold medalist Vasiliy Lomachenko speaks to Reuters about his upcoming bout at Madison Square Garden on Oct. 29, his first since taking up arms to defend his country against the Russian invasion.

Oct 26

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