One message the new Investec Group top brass aims to convey is that on its watch there are no sacred cows. New CEOs Fani Titi and Hendrik du Toit have shut down the online investment platform in the UK, Click & Invest, which was losing £12.8m a year. On top of this, £6m of capita...
British Prime Minister Theresa May stared at the prospect of her political career coming to an inglorious end after her final attempt to save her hated Brexit deal was almost universally condemned by parliament.
Brussels — Europeans start voting on Thursday in four days of elections to the EU parliament that will influence not just Brussels policy for the next five years but, to some extent, the very future of the union project itself.
London — British Prime Minister Theresa May’s final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday after her offer of a vote on a second referendum and closer trading arrangements failed to win over either opposition law makers or many in her own party.
London — British Steel, the country’s second-largest steel producer, has collapsed after failing to secure emergency government funding, jeopardising some 25,000 jobs, Britain’s official receiver said on Wednesday.