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British Lawmakers Back Brexit Legislation Stiffer Tests Yet To Come

LONDON – British lawmakers voted in favour of the government’s legislative blueprint for Brexit on Wednesday, marking a victory for Prime Minister Theresa...

Holder Fernandez Leads At Europeans French Pair Upset Russian Rivals

MOSCOW – Spain’s Javier Fernandez stumbled on a quad Salchow but still took the lead after the short program at the European figure skating championships on...

Facebook Widens Probe Into Alleged Russian Meddling In Brexit

SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would conduct a new, comprehensive search of its records for possible propaganda that Russian operatives may have...

Germany Turkey Resume Bilateral Meetings Still At Odds Over Reporters Arrest

BERLIN – Germany and Turkey on Wednesday resumed bilateral government consultations that had been suspended after Ankara’s arrest of German-Turkish...

Britains Lower House Of Parliament Approves Bill To Sever Eu Ties

LONDON – Britain’s lower house of parliament approved a bill on Thursday that will sever ties with the European Union, handing the legislation over to the...

Just Hit Budget Bankers At Rbs Restructuring Unit Told During Crisis Memo

LONDON – Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) staff helping small firms to restructure debt during the financial crisis were given a list of ways to squeeze more money...

Farage Backs Off Second Brexit Referendum Talk As Eu Says Uk Still Welcome

STRASBOURG – Leading British anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage rowed back on Wednesday from remarks favoring a second referendum on Brexit, a week after he unleashed...

In Challenge To Madrid Catalan Assembly Elects Separatist Speaker

BARCELONA – Catalonia’s parliament picked a separatist speaker on Wednesday, signalling the possible return of sacked nationalist Carles Puigdemont as the...

Ghosn Lays Groundwork For Withdrawal As Renault Ceo

PARIS – Renault-Nissan (RENA.PA)(7201.T) is to pursue plans to create separate strategy and operations leadership roles, Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn said on Wednesday...

Dealmaking Ferrero Tycoon Breaks Decades Of Family Tradition

MILAN – For almost 70 years, family-owned chocolate group Ferrero shunned acquisitions, relying completely on its ability to grow on its own and dream up new...