Arron Banks has denied an allegation made by a former business partner that he approached Russians about investing in his diamond mines.
The British capital has launched an action plan to become the worlds most walkable city.
After a year laying the groundwork for his clothing company’s expansion to Europe, businessman Abdul Aziz was poised to start delivery to British shops such as TK MAXX.
The UK’s top share index held its ground on Friday, outperforming a broadly negative European market, as global trade uncertainty and political troubles closer to home spurred demand for defensive stocks and earnings filtered through.
Lloyd’s of London insurer Beazley Plc’s BEZG.L first-half profit slumped as its bond portfolio took a hit from higher U.S. interest rates, while the company also warned a “hard” Brexit could prove very expensive for Britain’s insurance sector.
The organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics unveiled domestic ticket prices for the Games on Friday ranging from less than $18 up to $2,760, the top rate for a place at the opening ceremony.
The STOXX 600 fell 0.1 percent as earnings streamed in with several big disappointments causing shares to slide.
Around 5 million British households are set for lower energy bills this winter after parliament approved a law on gas and electricity tariff price caps, Ofgem said.
Earnings updates were the main focus on Thursday as Britain’s top share index inched higher, but it stayed within recent tight ranges as caution over the outcome of Brexit talks predominated.
Britain’s banks and insurers must plan for a “hard” Brexit in case a transition period is not in place next March, a senior British regulator said.