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Sunday, December 17, 2017
George Osborne is to set out plans to clean up London's vast foreign exchange (forex) market, with new criminal sanctions for traders who engage in abuse and malpractice. The Chancellor will use his annual Mansion House speech to promise a...
Payday lenders could be forced to spell out the overall cost of defaulting on a loan more clearly up front and an independent price comparison website could be set up to help people shop around after a watchdog found...
A fourfold increase in the maximum fines available to magistrates is to be introduced - meaning motorway speeders could be forced to pay up to £10,000, and disorderly drunks £4,000, the Government said. Courts will also be able to levy...
A leading union will today call for 250,000 new houses to be built every year and for 30,000 empty homes to be brought into use to tackle the UK's housing "crisis". The GMB believes workers are being priced out of...
Government intelligence agencies have direct access to telecommunication companies’ infrastructure which allows them to spy and record phone calls leaving no paper trail, the UK’s largest mobile phone company Vodafone has revealed. The British operator said wires have been attached...
Employers who failed to pay their staff the national minimum wage have been "named and shamed" by the Government as part of a new crackdown. A total of 25 employers were named, including a hire company, a hairdressers, a hotel...
Russia will team up with North and South Korea in a railroad construction project that could restore peace between the two neighbors. The link will extend the world’s longest railroad, so goods can be shipped between Europe and Korea...
Press TV has conducted an interview with Dr. Shahid Qureshi, editor of The London Post, about newly-elected prime minister of India and what his election could mean for India and its neighbors. The following is an approximate transcript of the...
Swiss authorities have frozen the assets of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich and intend to block those of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, as part of an ongoing effort to clean the country's coffers of corrupt money. Government officials have...
The US plans to impose additional import duties of between 18-35% on Chinese solar panel makers, in order to protect the American market from the dumping of Chinese products. This marks an escalation of the US–China trade war that...

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