10 detained in Estonia over massive money laundering
December 19th, 2018 7:18 AM
Ten former employees of the Estonian branch of Danske Bank have been detained in connection with a probe into a major money laundering scandal that allegedly involved money from Russia and former Soviet states.
Volkswagen shakes up management pay after diesel scandal
December 19th, 2018 7:02 AM
Volkswagen says it is changing the pay system for its senior management, dropping personal performance bonuses and increasing the extent to which the company's performance is reflected in variable pay
US, China face off again at World Trade Organization
December 19th, 2018 6:08 AM
China and the United States have traded barbs again at the World Trade Organization, with the U.S. ambassador accusing China of theft of technology and an envoy from Beijing retorting that the U.S. was "finger-pointing."
UK inflation eases but outlook depends on Brexit
December 19th, 2018 5:35 AM
Official figures show that consumer prices rose in November by their weakest rate in 21 months, a development that's likely to cheer consumers as they get ready for some last-minute Christmas shopping.
Facebook purges more Myanmar accounts for misrepresentation
December 19th, 2018 5:31 AM
Facebook has announced its third and biggest purge of military-linked accounts in Myanmar, where critics have charged the social network did too little to block inflammatory material that fueled hatred, particularly against the Muslim Rohingya minority
Report: 10 arrested in Estonia over massive money laundering
December 19th, 2018 5:18 AM
The Baltic region's main news agency says ten former employees of the Estonian branch of Danske Bank have been arrested in connection with an ongoing probe into a major money laundering scandal that allegedly involved Russian money