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  • Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital Founder and aide to President-elect Donald Trump, arrives at Trump Tower in New York last month.

    Anthony Scaramucci, a top fundraiser during the campaign, will be appointed as a top Donald Trump adviser within the week, sources said.

  • *Britain debates tougher regime for corporate crime. *Consultation on changes runs until March 24. LONDON, Jan 13- Britain is considering introducing a tough U.S.-style anti-corruption regime for multinational companies and their senior executives by making them liable for failing to prevent the economic crimes of staff and agents.

  • UK prosecutors have long argued that it is hard to prosecute companies in Britain because of high legal hurdles. The consultation comes after the draconian Bribery Act came into effect in 2011, under which companies with assets in the UK face unlimited fines and bosses up to 10 years in jail if they fail to show they have "adequate procedures" in place to prevent...

  • UK government intending to ease supply crisis in real estate

    CNBC's Gemma Acton discusses the London property market.

  • LONDON— Britain's outgoing ambassador to the European Union has strongly criticized the government's approach to Brexit negotiations in a blistering farewell email to his staff. Ivan Rogers said Prime Minister Theresa May's government has been hindered by "ill-founded arguments" and "muddled thinking" in its approach to the upcoming talks to pull Britain...

  • As Britain's David Cameron, Italy's Matteo Renzi and France's Francois Hollande all succumbed to the scorn of angry voters, the German chancellor promised to fight for a fourth term and seemed destined to win it. That is still the base case scenario as Germany gears up for an election in the autumn of next year, one of several in Europe that could tilt the region's...

  • LONDON, Dec 15- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox has struck a $14.6 billion deal to buy European pay-TV firm Sky that unites a media empire across two continents and helps it take on rivals like Netflix in the battle for viewers. Fox said it would pay 10.75 pounds per share- or 11.7 billion pounds- for the 61 percent of Sky it does not already own to control a...

  • The media mogul failed in a 2010/ 11 attempt to buy the 61 percent of Sky that his group did not already own when a phone-hacking scandal at his News of the World tabloid derailed the bid and reignited claims he held too much influence in Britain. Analysts and commercial lawyers expect Bradley to ask media regulator Ofcom to examine whether the deal would damage...

  • *French vote seen as big test, Italy a warning for Fillon. BERLIN, Dec 5- The resounding "no" from Italian voters to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's referendum on constitutional reform was not a rejection of the European Union and its single currency, as jubilant populists from across the bloc claimed on Monday. But the vote, which pushes Renzi out of office, does...

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets France's President Francois Hollande, (2nd R) U.S. President Barack Obama, Prime Minister of Great Britain David Cameron (L) and Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi (R) at Schloss Herrenhausen palace on April 25, 2016 in Hanover, Germany.

    Back in April, leaders of the G-5 sat down for a round-table discussion at a summit. Only one of them looks set to stay in politics.

  • ROME, Dec 4- Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has lost a referendum on constitutional reform by a wide margin, exit polls and early projections showed on Sunday, throwing his future into doubt and opening the door to renewed political instability in Italy. If confirmed, the result would represent a fresh blow to the European Union which is struggling to overcome an...

  • ROME, Dec 4- Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has lost a referendum on constitutional reform by a wide margin, exit polls showed on Sunday, throwing his future into doubt and opening the door to renewed political instability in Italy. An exit poll by the Piepoli Institute/ IPR for state television station RAI, estimated the' No' vote at 54-58 percent against 42-46 percent...

  • LONDON, Nov 21- Prime Minister Theresa May set out plans to get big business behind her Brexit strategy on Monday, toning down plans to put workers on company boards and promising to spend billions of pounds on science, technology and research. The strength of Britain's $2.3 trillion economy was thrown into doubt following the shock vote to leave the European...

  • LONDON, Nov 21- Prime Minister Theresa May set out plans to get big business behind her Brexit strategy on Monday, toning down plans to put workers on company boards and promising to spend billions of pounds on science, technology and research. The strength of Britain's $2.3 trillion economy was thrown into doubt following the shock vote to leave the European...

  • *UK to announce first post-Brexit budget plans. LONDON, Nov 13- Five months to the day after Britain voted for Brexit, its finance minister will outline how the government plans to cope with the economic fallout and voters' frustrations which had echoes in Donald Trump's U.S. election triumph. Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, is due on Nov. 23 to...

  • *UK to announce first post-Brexit budget plans. LONDON, Nov 13- Five months to the day after Britain voted for Brexit, its finance minister will outline how the government plans to cope with the economic fallout and voters' frustrations which had echoes in Donald Trump's U.S. election triumph. Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, is due on Nov. 23 to...

  • *India, Britain launch working group on trade, investment. NEW DELHI, Nov 7- British Prime Minister Theresa May offered India a possible improved visa deal on Monday, as the two countries kicked off talks on boosting trading links ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union. May, making her first bilateral trip outside Europe since Britons voted on June 23...

  • *India, like EU, likely to seek freer movement of people. NEW DELHI/ LONDON, Nov 4- Prime Minister Theresa May will find that the trade-off between market access and migration applies not just to Brexit when she visits India for her first non-EU bilateral trip since Britons voted to quit the bloc. "Immigration is one of the things India is going to push for," said Dhruva...

  • BERLIN/ LONDON/ BRUSSELS Oct 27- In the hours before Theresa May stepped to the podium in Birmingham earlier this month to lay out her vision for a "fully independent, sovereign" Britain, she made a discreet round of telephone calls to European leaders. Her aim, according to British officials, was to head off any surprise or confusion in Berlin, Paris, Brussels and other...

  • Bernie Sanders' big brother loses UK by-election

    Larry Sanders, who was standing as a Green Party candidate, only secured 3.54-percent of the votes.