Beating the bank scammers

Fraud is an issue that affects banks, businesses and individuals

Japanese carmaker Honda plans to close Swindon factory

Japanese carmaker Honda plans to close its factory in Swindon, dealing what trade unions called a “shattering body blow” to the UK automotive sector, which is already wrestling with the effects of Brexit-related uncertainty

Banks, govt fund to own 51% in restructured Jet

Restructured Jet Airways will effectively be a 51 per cent government fund and PSU banks-owned. Sources said SBI-led lenders will convert £60 million loan into equity at Re 1, which will take their stake to 32 per cent

Deal to sell assets to Jio has failed, Anil Ambani tells SC

Approximately 13 months after Anil Ambani announced the sale of his debt-ridden Reliance Communications' telecom assets to elder brother Mukesh's Reliance Jio for an estimated £2.3 billion, he has revealed the deal fell through despite its best...

US Supreme Court partially okays Trump's travel ban

The US Supreme Court has partially reinstated President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, before examining the case in full this autumn

Arun Jaitley raises H-1B concerns with US treasury secy

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised the issue of tightening of the H1B visa regime with US counterpart treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin during their first meeting, highlighting the contribution of Indian firms and professionals to...

US asks public schools to let transgender access to bathrooms

The US administration has issued guidance directing public schools to let transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity.

Will ‘Teflon’ President Zuma survive the latest scandal?

Former US President Ronald Reagan was called by his detractors “the Teflon president”. The nickname was coined by Patricia Schroeder, a Congresswoman, and reflected on how a plethora of scandals surrounding his presidency seemed to have no effect...

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Women of India, Women of Britain, Women of the World

They nearly did it. The Indian cricket team nearly won the world cup in cricket. The women came a lot closer than the men.

Bank of England cut growth forecast

Brexit negotiations initially got off to a shaky start as it seemed that British cabinet ministers were unable to reach an agreement on the best course of actions and the government also seemed at war with itself over the divorce terms.

Brexit deal in tatters

The ongoing and tense negotiations have led to a broad agreement by the UK to a gross financial settlement of £89bn on leaving the bloc, although the British expect the final net bill to be half as much. The news brings the two sides close to agreement on a key obstacle to opening talks on a future free trade pact.

When the numbers speak for themselves

This weekend I went to see a property in the South-East of London. The deal has already been done, contracts are in and the solicitors are doing the conveyancing, which incidentally means the transfer of legal title of property from one person...

Boiling the milk

This week we are looking at a deal in Fulham, a stone throw away from Charing Cross Hospital. The site comes with planning for three residential flats, along with commercial on the ground floor. The deal is off market, or so I have been told,...



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