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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Three former Barclays bankers charged over Libor fraud in Britain

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 08:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Former Barclays bankers charged over Libor fraud Three former employees of banking giant Barclays have been charged in connection with the Libor interest rate-rigging scandal, Britain’s Serious Fraud Office said in a statement on Monday. The scandal over Libor, an interest rate at the heart of the global economy, has badly damaged the reputation ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Two arrested in UK fraud probe into Rolls-Royce’s China dealings

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 07:58pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Fraud arrests over China dealings of Rolls-Royce Two men have been arrested in London as part of an investigation into aerospace and defence group Rolls-Royce's dealings in China and Indonesia. "In connection with a Serious Fraud Office [SFO] investigation, we can confirm a number of search warrants have been executed at various properties in London ...

  3. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London home prices at new high on economic recovery, market stimulus

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... at Rightmove. "The mass property market is starting to unlock after years of being handcuffed by fragile consumer confidence and a lack of low-deposit mortgages." Price growth in London last ...

  4. Property - International - BRITAIN

    British house prices still rising

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 05:16am by Bloomberg

    ... cent. "Demand continues to be supported by record-low interest rates, improved credit availability and rising consumer confidence thanks to the healthy gains in employment," said ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    TV chef Nigella Lawson attacks ‘sideshow’ of drug claims

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 05:48pm by The Guardian in London

    ... The Guardian in London Cook whose cocaine use was revealed in trial says she is disappointed by acquittal of former assistants Elisabetta and Francesca Grillo on fraud charges Nigella ... not guilty of a £685,000 fraud on household accounts. Lawson, 53, issued a statement saying she was “disappointed but unsurprised” at the verdicts in a case in which she was a key prosecution witness ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    China conservationist Li Quan and husband 'abused tiger charity cash'

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:07pm by Peter Simpson

    ... over the couple's immense wealth. I did not regard it as fraud … my husband told me it was one and the same LI QUAN, CONSERVATIONIST Li claims she is entitled to more of the couple's ... all the time," she said. "I did not regard it as fraud because my husband told me it was one and the same. I am not a financial person. I am not an accountant," the court heard. ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Bid to cheat UK taxman with film scam lands five in jail

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... was an extraordinary scheme created to attack the public purse," said Sue Patten, head of fraud at the Crown Prosecution Service. There was no suggestion that Irons or Sharif were involved. ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    British bribery case against billionaire Victor Dahdaleh collapses

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:41am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London US$67m bribery trial of billionaire collapses One of Britain's biggest corruption trials in years came to an abrupt halt yesterday when the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) called off the prosecution of Canadian-British billionaire Victor Dahdaleh in a further setback for its already tarnished reputation. The SFO said it offered no evidence against Dahdaleh, ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Nigella Lawson tells court Saatchi threatened to destroy her

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 11:26pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in London Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, testifying on Wednesday in the fraud trial of two former assistants, denied using illegal drugs and accused her ex-husband of spreading the allegation to savage her reputation. Lawson said Charles Saatchi had threatened to destroy her if she did not clear his name after he was photographed gripping her throat outside ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Nigella Lawson's alleged 'guilty secret' of drugs revealed in London court

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 11:03am by The Guardian

    ... for the couple's two former longstanding assistants. Italian sisters Francesca and Elisabetta Grillo are contesting fraud charges in which the two are accused of defrauding Saatchi and Lawson of more than ...




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