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Obituary: David Fritz

Friday 14 December 2018

David Fritz (photo), former Reuters correspondent in London, Frankfurt and Brussels, died in Switzerland on Thursday aged 61.

Reuters cuts support for website

Thursday 13 December 2018

Reuters is reducing support for its Internet shop window, consumer website reuters.com. Development teams in China and the United States have been told their jobs will go at the end of this year, according to a Reuters insider.

One year behind bars: thumbs up for jailed reporters

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Journalists in Reuters bureaus around the world gave the thumbs up sign on Wednesday as they remembered their two colleagues held in Myanmar on this day 12 months ago.

Jailed Reuters reporters win more honours

Wednesday 12 December 2018

The two Reuters reporters imprisoned in Myanmar are TIME magazine's Persons of the Year with other oppressed journalists for "taking great risks in pursuit of greater truths". They have also won British Journalism Awards.

Obituary: John Adams

Sunday 9 December 2018

John Adams (photo), who died on Thursday aged 67, joined Reuters in 1972 as part of the team that built the original Reuter Monitor, a screen-based foreign exchange retrieval system that would be the springboard for Reuters' financial success.

The Reuter Society

The Reuter Society is a social network for former employees of Reuters or Thomson Reuters. The original Society was founded as a London-based club in 1990. The Reuter Society of America was launched in New York in 2014.

Haunts

Nostalgic recollections of some of the favourite places where Reuters people liked to gather - in Beirut, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Kabul, London, New York, Nicosia, Paris, Saigon and Washington.