Financial penalties expected to hit British banks for Forex rigging will do little to tackle financial crime in the City of London as regulators continue to prioritize high finance over ordinary citizens, experts warn.
Police investigating the mysterious death of an MI6 agent, whose body was discovered in unusual circumstances in his London flat, suspect he was murdered and that his killers returned to his apartment through a skylight to hide the evidence.
Campaigners will stage a theatrical protest against BP’s sponsorship of the Edinburgh International Festival on Sunday. They argue cultural institutions across the UK are offering a veil of legitimacy to the firm as it continues to drive climate change and cause environmental destruction.
Jeremy Corbyn cast aside scathing criticism of his economic policy agenda on Monday as he unveiled plans to end austerity, tackle growing inequality, crack down on corporate tax dodging and help create a thriving, highly skilled workforce.
White-collar criminals who launder billions by buying luxury UK properties must be tackled, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday. Experts warn these fraudsters are distorting the UK property market and pushing up house prices in the process.
A Moscow district court has ordered the arrest of former MP Ilya Ponomaryov in absentia over charges of complicity in a large-scale embezzlement. The suspect has been put on the international wanted list, according to a source.