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....In recent years, the sport has focused on maximising its revenues, but despite expanding into new markets, it has arguably failed to attract a new generation of enthusiasts. Races have been held in countries with little or no F1 heritage or established audiences, but where governments have proved willing to pay ever-higher sanctioning fees in exchange for the glamour associated with hosting a grand prix. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:07:35 AM
....In recent years, the sport has focused on maximising its revenues, but despite expanding into new markets, it has arguably failed to attract a new generation of enthusiasts. Races have been held in countries with little or no F1 heritage or established audiences, but where governments have proved willing to pay ever-higher sanctioning fees in exchange for the glamour associated with hosting a grand prix. ...
Why becoming a tax haven would be bad news for Britain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:30:42 PM
.... No doubt it would do the same for Guernsey, the Isle of Man, the Cayman Islands and all the other British tax havens. A tax-haven list, with economic sanctions to be attached, is already being prepared by Brussels. ...
S Korea complains to WTO about China over Thaad image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 09:12:27 AM
....Tong Zhao, a fellow from the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, believes China's economic pressure may ultimately prove counter-productive. "Threats of economic sanctions are part of coercive diplomacy, but they may not be useful in addressing the Thaad issue," he wrote in a 2016 report. ...
Labour demands answers over George Osborne's Evening Standard job image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 08:00:16 PM
.... “I am demanding that the government tell us just how much the Evening Standard earns in advertising revenue from them, and especially from the former chancellor’s old department, the Treasury. “There are a real questions to answer, but Osborne has brazenly flouted the rules by applying for, accepting and announcing a new job before the ethics watchdog could investigate and sanction it. ...
Unilever is safe, but we need better defences against short-term capitalism image
.... The $1. 9bn fine imposed in 2012 for breaching US sanctions still looms large: a monitor installed by the US Department of Justice to oversee the bank’s attempts to improve its compliance functions is still there. ...
Brazil meat-packing giants 'exported rotten beef' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 08:21:35 PM
....Brazil is the world's largest red meat exporter. Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi will meet foreign ambassadors on Monday to reassure them and try to prevent sanctions being issued against Brazilian meat exporters. ...
Scottish independence: Referendum demand 'will be rejected' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 06:01:03 PM
.... Possibly after the next Holyrood elections. Options for the FM? She could sanction an unofficial referendum, without statutory backing. ...
Marked down image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 12:14:06 AM
.... . These ranged from fines and loss of jobs to prison sentences; students caught cheating would be banned from re-sitting the exam as a minimum sanction. ...
Democrats question Trump 'conflict of interest' with Deutsche Bank investigation image
.... It also wanted more information about Ross’s relationship to Josef Ackermann, the former chief executive of Deutsche Bank who was installed as chairman of Bank of Cyprus after Ross was part of a consortium that invested $1bn in the bank in 2014. Among other questions, the senators wanted to know whether Ross had ever met the Russian ambassador or any other Russian government officials; ever met Russian investors at Mar-a-Lago, Trump’s Florida golf club, and whether the bank was involved with any individuals placed under US sanctions following Russia’s annexation of Crimea. ...
ZTE fined $1.1bn for flouting US sanctions against Iran image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 08:17:10 PM
....1bn and will plead guilty to charges that it violated US rules by shipping US-made equipment to Iran and North Korea. ZTE Corp obtained and illegally shipped US-made equipment to Iran in violation of US sanctions, the Justice Department said. ...
Philip Hammond urged to pause cut in benefits for widowed parents image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 09:00:38 AM
.... “Most parents do an amazing job of getting back to work and building a new life around their children’s needs. The last thing we should be doing is interfering with that by putting them under pressure to find work or face sanctions,” she said, adding that children’s mental health was closely related to how well their surviving parent coped and was around. ...
Oil price will soar without investment in capacity, says watchdog image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 04:00:17 PM
....The next two fastest-growing oil suppliers are expected to be Canada and Brazil. Inside the Opec, the bulk of new supplies is anticipated to come from Iraq, the UAE and Iran, though that could be affected by the wild card of further sanctions on the latter. ...
Cement firm Lafarge paid Syrian armed groups image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 11:24:34 AM
...."At times, different armed factions controlled or sought to control the areas around the plant," the firm said. "It appears from the investigation that the local company provided funds to third parties to work out arrangements with a number of these armed groups, including sanctioned parties, in order to maintain operations and ensure safe passage of employees and supplies to and from the plant," it added. ...
Donald Trump has made rookie mistakes – he must change his approach image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 08:59:39 AM
.... He rushed the order on his travel ban, failing to vet it with the relevant departments. His first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, had to resign, after it emerged that he had misled Vice-President Mike Pence about discussing US sanctions with the Russian ambassador before Trump’s inauguration. ...
City watchdog investigating HSBC over potential financial crime, bank reveals image
....Gulliver said: “Our monitor has raised certain concerns but we have continued to progress and our commitment remains unwavering. By the end of this year, we are on track to have our anti-money laundering and sanctions policy framework in place and to have introduced major compliance IT systems across the group. ...
Is Finland’s basic universal income a solution to automation, fewer jobs and lower wages? image
.... But a big chunk of welfare spending now goes on permanently supporting people in jobs that don’t pay enough to support their families. As the contributory principle has been eroded, politicians have sought to create a new sense of legitimacy by loading the system with sanctions that dock jobseeker benefits for minor transgressions. ...
Two-car families pay £40 extra per month as fuel prices soar, says AA image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 12:01:17 AM
....Petrol prices dropped sharply in early 2016 when an oil glut pushed the cost of crude below $27 a barrel. Iran ramped up production after international sanctions on the country were lifted. ...
Deutsche Bank examined Trump's account for Russia links image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 12:31:00 PM
....On Monday the Michael Flynn resigned as US national security adviser after it emerged he had lied to the vice-president, Mike Pence, over his conversations with Russia’s ambassador to Washington. Flynn had discussed the possibility of the incoming Trump administration lifting Russian sanctions. ...
UK bosses face tougher punishments over corporate governance rules image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 09:18:39 AM
....The Financial Reporting Council, which polices the corporate governance codes for listed companies, is asking for new powers to rein in boardroom bosses. It is is currently only able to fine and ban individuals who are members of professional bodies but does not have powers to sanction boardroom directors who are not and wants to to be able to do so. ...
Steven Mnuchin, former Goldman Sachs exec, confirmed as treasury secretary image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 12:50:03 AM
....Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said Mnuchin “is smart, he’s capable, and he’s got impressive private-sector experience”. Mnuchin will soon be in charge of reforming the tax code, a top priority for Republicans, as well as imposing economic sanctions on foreign governments and individuals, including Russia. ...
BA cabin crew call four-day strike over pay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 05:04:46 PM
....Unite’s national officer, Oliver Richardson, said: “BA should focus on addressing poverty pay in its mixed fleet, rather than continuing to waste hundreds of thousands of pounds on chartering in aircraft to cover striking workers. “Despite the bully boy tactics, the threats and the sanctions, our members in British Airways mixed fleet have continued to show great resolve in their fight for better pay. ...
GSK needs no medicine despite talk of poor performance image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 07:49:04 PM
.... Rio may be luckier, but one expects more rigour. How is Sajid Javid’s white paper on the “broken” housing market going down? Are investors terrified by the sanctions that await any company hoarding land and not contributing to the government’s new construction targets? No. ...
British Airways cabin crew begin six days of strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 12:58:36 PM
....Members of the mixed fleet at Heathrow were set to walk out for most of this week from Sunday in a dispute over what the union, Unite, describes as poverty pay. But BA anticipates that many of the 2,900 crew involved will report for work, and has increased sanctions on strikers by threatening to dock two years of bonuses and removing all staff travel discounts for the next year from anyone joining industrial action. ...
Will Brexit be a success? Academics devise tests to find out image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 01:00:44 PM
....Britain’s exit from the EU must make the country more prosperous and fair, maintain an open economy and increase people’s democratic rights, a group of academics has urged in a list of four tests for making a success of Brexit. As Theresa May prepares for a parliamentary vote that is expected to sanction the triggering of the article 50 process to leave the EU, the thinktank The UK in a Changing Europe has set out criteria for uniting leave and remain supporters. ...
Plain packaging and graphic warnings will ‘crush’ craft drinks, says gin master image
....Sarah Hanratty, interim chief executive of the Portman Group, which administers the industry’s code of practice and set up the Drinkaware website, argues that self-regulation does have teeth. “There are strong commercial sanctions for companies that break the rules and products can be removed from shelves,” she said. ...
Tax return DEADLINE: Millions urged to act TODAY to avoid £100 fine  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 27th of January 2017 04:14:00 PM
....If you have a good reason for filing a late return, you can avoid the fine. Anthony Thomas, chairman of the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG), said: “We are anxious that people may feel somewhat panicked by penalty notices from HMRC and just pay financial sanctions for filing Self-Assessment forms late without considering that there may be a perfectly good reason for the delay in filing that may make them eligible for special treatment. ...
Supreme court rules parliament must have vote to trigger article 50 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 10:12:29 AM
.... Rights embedded in the law by the 1972 European Communities Act, which took the UK into what was then the European Community, cannot be removed by the government’s prerogative powers, a majority of the justices declared. The eagerly awaited ruling by the largest panel of judges ever assembled in Britain’s highest court routes the protracted Brexit process through parliament, handing over to MPs and peers the authority to sanction the UK’s withdrawal. ...
Sainsbury's chairman sanctioned for using staff to work on country home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 07:00:26 AM
. Sainsbury’s chairman David Tyler was sanctioned by the supermarket’s board after using the company’s staff and suppliers to help revamp his country bolthole. ...
Rolls-Royce: questions remain despite £671m bribery settlement | Nils Pratley image
.... Rolls-Royce’s internal investigation, we learn, involved disciplinary proceedings against 38 individuals in its civil aerospace, energy and marine divisions, leading to 11 employees leaving the company during the disciplinary process and six being dismissed. Others have suffered sanctions short of dismissal. ...
HMRC criticised over spiralling payments to outsourcing firm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of January 2017 12:01:23 AM
.... In 2014 ministers brought in Concentrix to clamp down on fraud and error in the system by stopping the benefit being paid to some claimants. Thousands of claimants came forward to say they had been wrongly sanctioned and their benefits frozen for weeks, and sometimes months, without justification. ...
Bookmakers face losing their licence and huge fines over problem gambling image
....] on an equal footing. Parliament gave us a wide range of regulatory tools for a reason,” she said, adding that sanctions were likely to include “higher penalties”, particularly when a company was guilty of “repeated failings”. ...
William Hill tells staff to shine torches through rival bookies' windows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 06:12:54 PM
....Betfred declined to comment. The behaviour of gambling firms has come under increasing scrutiny following a year in which industry regulator – the Gambling commission – sanctioned several firms over their failure to prevent problem gambling and money-laundering. ...
Iran welcomes Airbus as first post-sanctions airliner image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 06:06:57 PM
. Iran has taken delivery of its first Western-built passenger plane in decades, following the lifting of sanctions last year. ...
US charges three foreign exchange traders image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 11:28:46 PM
.... . The May 2015 fines paid by the banks were part of a second wave of regulatory sanctions against big international banks for rigging forex rates, almost every day, between 2007 and 2012. ...
Blackrock becomes biggest Lloyds bank shareholder image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 03:40:57 PM
.... A sale at that price would have raised £460,000. The chancellor, Philip Hammond, has sanctioned sales below the average price of 73. ...
The Scottish pioneer whose plan for a basic income could transform Britain image
....“If you’re free from worrying about having a roof over your head and feeding your children, you can be free to take some risks and manage your own life. You can have the ability to take part in your community and volunteer without the risk of sanctions. ...
A tumultuous year: the 2016 global economy in 10 charts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 30th of December 2016 04:04:05 PM
....The price of Brent crude tumbled below $30 per barrel for the first time in 13 years at the start of 2016 as worries over a supply glut intensified. The lifting of sanctions on Iran in January meant the oil producer could ramp up crude exports into a market already awash with supplies thanks to high production from US shale oil and the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec). ...
Brexit, strikes and pay revolts: the year in business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 06:00:27 AM
.... A damning report by MPs concluded the business had been subjected to “systematic plunder” by former owners. MPs voted to strip Green of his knighthood, although the vote was purely symbolic and carried no official sanction. ...
Deutsche Bank reaches $7.2bn settlement with US in mortgages case image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 05:16:46 AM
.... Three major probes remain. It still faces investigations into the alleged manipulation of foreign exchange rates, suspicious equities trades in Russia, as well as alleged violations of US sanctions on Iran and other countries. ...
JP Morgan fined £26m over interest rate cartel image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 09:32:10 AM
....The fines, for collusion between 2005 and 2010, totalled 99m Swiss francs. "It is a big sanction based on an in-depth investigation," said Vincent Martenet, President of Comco. ...
Leak reveals Rex Tillerson was director of Bahamas-based US-Russian oil firm image
....Tillerson’s award followed a 2011 deal between ExxonMobil and Rosneft to explore the Kara Sea, in Russia’s Arctic. It was put on hold in 2014 after the Obama administration imposed wide-ranging sanctions against Russia. ...
Donald Trump faces Senate backlash over ‘cabinet of billionaires’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 12:04:36 AM
....Tillerson, 64, who has spent his whole career at the oil giant, was awarded Russia’s Order of Friendship in 2013 after he agreed a deal with the state-owned oil company Rosneft, run by Putin lieutenant Igor Sechin. The partnership to drill for oil in the Arctic and explore in Siberia and the Black Sea was iced following the imposition of sanctions on Russia when it annexed Crimea. ...
Trump picks Exxon chief Rex Tillerson for secretary of state image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 07:01:29 PM
.... . And Exxon's business interests there could lead to conflicts of interest for the new secretary of state, especially when it comes to his role in maintaining the Western sanctions regime imposed after Moscow's annexation of Crimea. ...
Problem gambling costs UK up to £1.2bn a year, says report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 08:00:51 AM
....6bn in 2015, while this year the industry’s spend on TV advertising hit an all-time high. The industry’s own efforts to police the problem have met with criticism, while a string of sanctions handed down by industry regulator the Gambling Commission have increased the pressure on politicians and industry leaders to combat addiction. ...
King Rex? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 05:09:38 PM
Iran finalizes $16.8bn deal with Boeing after nuclear agreement, state news says image
....In September, Washington granted permission to Boeing and its European competitor Airbus to sell billions of dollars’ worth of aircraft to Iran. The US and other world powers agreed last year to lift crippling sanctions on Iran in exchange for it curbing its nuclear activities. ...
Iran signs $16bn deal to buy 80 Boeing aircraft image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 11:35:41 AM
.... . It came after the US and other nations agreed last year to lift sanctions on Iran, in exchange for it ceasing its nuclear activities. ...
Trump presidency: Exxon's Rex Tillerson for top diplomat? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 10th of December 2016 11:51:01 PM
....Mr Tillerson, 64, has extensive experience in international negotiations and a business relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He has been a critic of the international sanctions against Russia for annexing Crimea. ...
Wolfgang Streeck: ‘Look at London – it’s a second Rome. This is what an empire looks like’ image
....”. The Alliance fell apart and within a couple of years, Schröder had brought in the Hartz reforms – policies drawn up by a former Volkswagen executive that set up a new regime of workfare and benefit sanctions, and kicked the bottom out of the labour market. ...
Dieselgate: EC begins legal action against UK and other EU nations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 12:24:18 PM
....”. Under the current approval system, national authorities are responsible for checking that car models meet EU regulations before they can be sold, and for sanctioning auto manufacturers that break the law. ...
Glencore and Qatar buy $11.3bn stake in Russia's largest oil company image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 09:09:39 PM
....Moscow will keep the controlling stake. The long-planned sale is part of the Russian government's efforts to sell some state assets to help balance the budget amid a two-year recession caused by a drop in global oil prices and Western sanctions. ...
Human rights abusers who buy London homes could have assets seized image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of December 2016 10:45:24 PM
....The amendment is the latest in a series of legislative initiatives around the world to end the impunity of those involved in the Magnitsky case and other human rights abuses. In 2012, the US Congress passed a Magnitsky act, which sanctioned the Russian officials involved and provoked a furious backlash from the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. ...
Opec doesn’t hold all the cards, even after its oil price agreement image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of December 2016 04:00:26 PM
....49m barrels a day, with Iraq, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait taking smaller hits. Other minor reductions have been promised by Algeria, Angola and Venezuela, while Iran – which faces the reinstatement of sanctions by an incoming Trump presidency – was allowed to freeze or marginally increase output. ...
UK petrol prices set to rise after Opec deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 08:35:42 AM
....Petrol prices dropped sharply in early 2016 to about 100p a litre when oil plummeted to below $27 a barrel, amid an oil glut. Iran ramped up production after international sanctions on the country were lifted. ...
Oil price surges as Opec agrees first cut in output since 2008 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 05:40:40 PM
....Iraq has agree to a 210,000 bpd cut, followed by the United Arab Emirates (-139,000), Kuwait (-131,000) and Venezuela (-95,000). Smaller countries are also reducing output, but Iran – which has only recently returned to the global oil market after the lifting of international sanctions – has been allowed to continue raising output. ...
Steve who? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 01:23:09 PM
.... . His latest pick is former Goldman Sachs banker Steven Mnuchin as his treasury secretary, where he will be responsible for government borrowing, assisting in the overhaul of the tax code and preparing financial sanctions against other countries. ...
Opec countries agree first oil output cut in eight years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 11:25:29 AM
.... . The Saudis were hesitant to shoulder the lion's share of a cut, while Iran had resisted reducing its own production, arguing it had yet to recover its output levels after years of sanctions. ...
Oil future image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 12:15:09 AM
.... . Several have reservations about reducing their own output, including Iraq and Iran - which is reluctant to accept restrictions as it tries to regain a share of the market after emerging from US sanctions. ...
Tories' corporate reform proposals a far cry from May's radical pledge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 06:38:40 PM
.... The latter idea would seem to continue to allow BP to pay its chief executive £14m despite the opposition of 60% of its shareholders, as it did this year. The only sanction would be that the company would find it harder to pull the same trick twice. ...
How a town became a payments and porn hub image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 25th of November 2016 03:20:31 AM
....He has been investigated by the Insolvency Service, part of what is now the government's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, he said. Some of the firms using his service have also been investigated, and some closed down, but there have been no criminal charges or sanctions brought against Mr Dowson or any of the directors. ...
Tax avoidance: Philip Hammond pledges to retrieve £2bn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 05:45:27 PM
....Philip Hammond has pledged to retrieve £2bn lost to the exchequer via tax avoidance, continuing the recent tradition of chancellors using set-piece speeches to target aggressive planning schemes. A combination of new and previously announced initiatives will account for the haul, as Hammond also promised to press ahead with new sanctions on advisers who facilitate tax avoidance. ...
Obama meets Merkel in Berlin to discuss TTIP and Russia in wake of Trump win image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 12:38:55 PM
. Barack Obama is meeting Angela Merkel in Berlin to talk about Russian sanctions, the fight against Islamic State and the future of the EU-US trade agreement in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election victory. ...
Britons with no passport struggling to rent due to immigration checks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 05:51:07 PM
....British citizens without a passport are finding it harder to rent accommodation since the introduction of immigration checks on new tenants. Forty-three per cent of private landlords said they were less likely to rent to people who cannot produce a British passport because they feared criminal sanctions if they were tricked by false documents, a survey has shown. ...
Lunch box to penalty box image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 11th of November 2016 12:08:09 AM
.... . Meanwhile, the financial ball-and-chain that had been Wembley Stadium is being turned into a useful asset, bringing in revenues not only through FA-sanctioned matches, but also via music concerts, NFL American football games, and. ...
What has Donald Trump said about trade? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of November 2016 02:04:47 PM
.... . He also threatened to impose sanctions against some imports. ...
RBS facing £400m bill to compensate small business customers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 08:07:43 AM
.... “Therefore, the FCA’s powers are limited in this area,” the FCA said. However, it does not necessarily indicate the bank will escape financial sanction as the regulator said it was “currently assessing what further work may be needed given the findings in the report”. ...
Economic woes create anti-establishment movements around the world image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 5th of November 2016 04:00:51 PM
....Russia’s economy has been ravaged by recession and it is expected to shrink again this year, returning to only modest growth in 2017. The slump, intensified by western sanctions and low oil prices, has pushed Russia’s poverty rate to a nine-year high. ...
RT: NatWest to close Russian channel's UK bank accounts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of October 2016 11:13:52 AM
....". The UK Treasury said it does not comment on individual cases, but added that no new sanctions or obligations relating to Russia had been imposed on British banks by the government since February 2015. ...
Gender pay gap is widest during workers' 50s, analysis shows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of October 2016 08:39:26 AM
....The TUC recommended a number of measures, including better paid paternity leave. The union called on the government to go further and force employers to publish an action plan for shrinking the gender pay gap, with sanctions for those who refuse to comply. ...
Oil price lifted by Russia backing Opec production freeze image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of October 2016 04:25:56 PM
....". In his speech Mr Putin also criticised unilateral sanctions, suggesting the US had blocked the expansion of more oil pipelines from Russia to Europe. ...
Theranos will shut labs and cut 40% staff image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of October 2016 12:57:13 PM
....This led to an investigation by the US government's Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which later revoked the company's licence to operate in California and banned Ms Holmes from running a lab for at least two years. Theranos is appealing some of the CMS's sanctions, but has had other investigations opened against it by bodies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission and Food and Drug Administration. ...
Oil price: Is Opec back in charge? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 30th of September 2016 09:42:14 PM
....In the past Saudi Arabia, the group's biggest player, has often led the effort. This time the situation was complicated by Iran's emergence earlier this year from international sanctions over its nuclear programme. ...
Wells Fargo chief forfeits $41m amid corruption probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of September 2016 12:23:05 AM
.... announced it was dropping Wells Fargo as its bond underwriter and broker-dealer because of the scandal. The US state's sanctions against the bank will take effect immediately and remain in place for a year, said its officials. ...
US hits Chinese firm with sanctions over North Korea ties image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of September 2016 12:55:57 AM
. The US has put sanctions on a Chinese firm and four executives over allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions. ...

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