France recently passed an amendment to its Agriculture Bill. It prohibits any product that is largely based on non-animal ingredients from being labelled like a traditional animal product...
Malte B. Rödl 1 Jun 2018
Thousands of British Volkswagen car owners took their compensation battle to London's High Court on Tuesday over the emissions-cheating "dieselgate" scandal that has plagued the German carmaker...
28 Mar 2018
LONDON, UK: Britain's competition regulator provisionally ruled Tuesday that a planned takeover of pan-European satellite TV giant Sky by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox entertainment group was "not in the public interest"...
24 Jan 2018
British American Tobacco is being investigated for possible fraud regarding company activities in Africa, it announced on Tuesday...
3 Aug 2017
Former Barclays chief executive John Varley appeared in a London court on Monday over fraud accusations, the first time a boss of a global bank has faced charges arising from the 2008 financial crisis...
5 Jul 2017
Britain's Daily Mail newspaper apologised to US First Lady Melania Trump and agreed to pay her damages over an article that included allegations that she worked as an escort in the 1990s. ..
18 Apr 2017
The Hayward v Zurich Insurance Company PLC 2015 decision by the England and Wales Court of Appeal relating to insurance fraud has now been overturned on appeal by the UK Supreme Court. This appeal judgment sets an important precedent for the law relating to insurance fraud and will undoubtedly have an impact on the South African insurance industry.
Willie van Wyk and Philene Spargo 19 Sep 2016
LONDON, UK: British police questioned Piers Morgan in connection with a phone hacking investigation, the television host and journalist said...
24 Apr 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
LONDON, UK: An advertisement making light of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius received by far the most complaints ever in Britain, the advertising watchdog said on Friday...
23 Feb 2015
LONDON, UK: The owner of Britain's Daily Mirror tabloid made a public apology on Friday for phone-hacking by its journalists and said the fund to cover compensation claims is being increased...
16 Feb 2015
LONDON, UK: British lawmakers have called for people who post racist and anti-Semitic comments online to be banned from social media sites following an upsurge in abuse...
12 Feb 2015
LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks launched a website on Friday to condemn the costs to Britain of policing the group's founder Julian Assange...
9 Feb 2015
LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks has accused Google of handing over the emails and electronic data of its senior staff to US authorities, and not notifying them of this for almost three years...
27 Jan 2015
LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...
5 Nov 2014
LONDON, UK: People found guilty of internet "trolling" in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under government proposals, following a number of high-profile cases of abusive and threatening behaviour on Twitter.
20 Oct 2014
LONDON, UK: A British man was jailed for 18 weeks after his campaign of rape threats and other abuse on Twitter against a female lawmaker.
30 Sep 2014
EDINBURGH, UK: Young Scots aged between 16 and 17 are getting the vote in Scotland's independence referendum but the so-called 'selfie generation' looks set to reject separation.
20 Aug 2014
LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London until he is guaranteed he will avoid extradition to the United States, his lawyer has confirmed.
19 Aug 2014