Aug 8, 2016

Britain probing Airbus over allegations of bribery, fraud

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office said on Sunday it had opened a criminal probe into Airbus Group, investigating allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption. “These allegations relate to irregularities concerning third party consultants,” the SFO said in a statement. The authority said it opened the ...

U.K. police charge 19-year-old with London stabbings

Aug 6, 2016

U.K. police charge 19-year-old with London stabbings

British police on Friday charged a 19-year-old Somali-Norwegian man with carrying out a stabbing rampage in London’s Russell Square that killed an American woman and injured five others. London’s Metropolitan Police said Zakaria Bulhan, of London, was charged with the murder of 64-year-old Darlene ...

Aug 4, 2016

U.K. central bank unveils stimulus to counter Brexit jitters

The Bank of England has unveiled a series of stimulus measures, including its first interest rate cut since the global financial crisis, as it tries to jump-start an economy shocked by Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The central bank cut its key ...

Jul 29, 2016

Ireland plans for 'soft border' with U.K. after Brexit

Ireland is planning a system of electronic border surveillance that it hopes will prevent it having to erect physical barriers with Northern Ireland when Britain leaves the European Union, its customs service said on Thursday. The unexpected result of the June 23 referendum in ...