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FBI Arrests Senior HSBC Banker Accused of Rigging Multibillion Dollar Deal
Business  (tags: HSBC, UK, money fraud, Mark Johnson, Stuart Scott, manipulated foreign exchange )

Dandelion
- 67 days ago - theguardian.com
Mark Johnson and a colleague allegedly defrauded clients and manipulated the foreign exchange market to benefit themselves and their bank.
Report: DOJ Overruled Recommendation to Prosecute HSBC
Business  (tags: HSBC, Report, House Republicans, Committee on Financial Services, money laundering, sanctions violations, DOJ, Eric Holder, Obama administration, Treasury Dept, UK, Financial Services Authority, Too Big to Fail, no prosecution, settlement )

Judy
- 77 days ago - usatoday.com
Top DOJ officials overruled their staffers' recommendation to prosecute HSBC Holdings for money laundering in 2012, concerned that criminal charges against the British bank "would have serious adverse consequences on the financial system".
The Most Expensive Weapon in History Makes UK Debut
Business  (tags: US, UK, Pentagon, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, most expensive weapon ever, Pentagon, Lockheed-Martin )

Judy
- 81 days ago - yahoo.com
It is seen as the cornerstone of the U.S. air defense strategy for the next few decades. The Pentagon has previously announced plans to buy 2,400 of the jets at a cost of $1.5 trillion, including maintenance.
Sports Direct Founder Mike Ashley Admits Pay Errors
Business  (tags: Business, Minimum Wage, Employment Rights, Sports Direct, Government, Working Conditions, HMRC, Investigation. MP's, UK )

Ray
- 110 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Sports Direct's founder Mike Ashley has admitted workers at its Derbyshire warehouse were paid below the minimum wage and its policy of fining staff for being late was unacceptable.
Scottish Parliament Votes to Ban Fracking
Business  (tags: UK, Scotland, Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament, moratorium, shale gas, coalbed methane, underground gasification, climate change, good news )

Evelyn
- 117 days ago - foe-scotland.org.uk
"It is clear from today's vote that there is a growing consensus that stopping climate change means we have to say no to new fossil fuels like fracked gas." The Scottish Govt has put a moratorium on shale gas, coalbed methane & underground gasification
Syrian Refugee Children Found Working in Next and H&M Factories
Business  (tags: UK, Turkey, supply chains, factories, refugees, refuge child labour, H&M, Next )

Evelyn
- 235 days ago - independent.co.uk
Two of Britain's high street giants have found Syrian refugee children working in their clothing factories in Turkey, leading to calls for other retailers to investigate their own supply chains.
Journalist Lash Out Against Proposed Laws Restricting UK Press Freedom - Petition
Business  (tags: Freedom of Information Act, UK, FOI, petition )

Dandelion
- 318 days ago - occupy.com
The changes would potentially establish money charges for FOI requests, and would give ministers more power to deny those requests. FOI requests have, in recent years, been crucial for breaking high-profile stories in the UK.
Welsh Town Moves Offshore to Avoid Tax on Local Business
Business  (tags: corporation tax, uk )

Tracy
- 320 days ago - independent.co.uk
When independent traders in a small Welsh town discovered the loopholes used by multinational giants to avoid paying UK tax, they didnt just get mad.
Starbucks and Fiat Chrysler Tax Deals Illegal
Business  (tags: tax avoidance, uk, EU, business taxation )

Tracy
- 341 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Starbucks and Fiat Chrysler have been told they must pay back between â,¬20m (£15m) and â,¬30m in taxes after European tax deals were ruled illegal
Factories Face Switch-Off to Keep Household Lights on, National Grid Warns
Business  (tags: power shortage, national grid, UK, blackout )

Tracy
- 347 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Factories may have to shut down on weekday evenings this winter to keep household lights on as Britain faces the worst power crunch in a decade, National Grid has warned.
Finally, One Banker Gets Sizable Jail Term. But Will Others Follow?
Business  (tags: World, Economy, Wall Street, Corporate Power, UK, London )

Judy
- 420 days ago - commondreams.org
Sentence in LIBOR manipulation case is 'one of the harshest penalties meted out against a banker since the financial crisis'
Lots of Groups Against TTIP in the UK Too
Business  (tags: TTIP, TTP, UK, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, freedoms, interesting, news, politics, business, consumers, corporate, economy, investments, law, investors, humans, money )

Sayenne
- 488 days ago - nottip.org.uk
I was just glad that not everyone sold their brain and I wanted to share it with all of you. If you don't want TTIP you're certainly not alone
Record 13 Muslim MPs Elected
Business  (tags: female muslims, MPs, UK, House of Commons, UK government )

Beatrice
- 491 days ago - new.muslimnews.co.uk
A record 13 Muslim MPs (up from 8 in 2010) have been elected in one of the most unpredictable and extraordinary general elections in Britain. Eight of the Muslim MPs are now women out of a total of 191 female candidates elected to the House of Commons
Slaughterhouse Bosses Admit 'Dressing Up Goat From Abroad as British Lamb'
Business  (tags: animals, goats, lamb, british, mislabeling, UK, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, finance, humans, money, marketing, world )

Lone
- 496 days ago - msn.com
Two slaughterhouse bosses have admitted mislabelling meat for sale in the UK after "dressing up goat from abroad as British lamb".
Tourists to UK 'to Spend Record Levels in 2015'
Business  (tags: business, economy, tourists, Britain, UK )

Ray
- 639 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Spending by tourists visiting the UK is expected to reach record levels next year, the government has said. Spending by overseas visitors will top £22bn for the first time, according to forecasts by tourism body VisitBritain.
 

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