Queen's estate invests in offshore tax havens

Paradise Papers: Queen’s private estate invests in offshore tax havens Menu Search Watch Live Home UK World Politics US Ocean Rescue Tech Business Entertainment Offbeat Weather Paradise Papers: Queen’s private estate invests in offshore tax havens A Duchy of Lancaster fund invested in BrightHouse, which is accused of charging some of the UK’s poorest people inflated prices. 06:15, UK, Monday 06 November 2017 Image: The Duchy of Lancaster, which manages the Queen’s financial affairs, is said to have invested millions in the Cayman Islands Twitter Facebook Google+ Whats App Mail The Queen’s private estate has been accused of investing millions of pounds in offshore tax havens, it has been revealed.

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McDonnell says PM may have 'Papers' questions

Paradise Papers: John McDonnell says Theresa May may have questions to answer Menu Search Watch Live Home UK World Politics US Ocean Rescue Tech Business Entertainment Offbeat Weather Paradise Papers: John McDonnell says Theresa May may have questions to answer The shadow chancellor says if Conservative donors are among millions of leaked documents, Theresa May must reveal what she knew. 06:16, UK, Monday 06 November 2017 Image: John McDonnell says Theresa May may have questions to answer Twitter Facebook Google+ Whats App Mail The shadow chancellor has said Theresa May will have “questions to answer” if allegations related to the offshore affairs of one of the Conservative party’s biggest donors

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KPMG faces threat to Bank of England audit

KPMG faces fight to retain prized Bank of England audit role Menu Search Watch Live Home UK World Politics US Ocean Rescue Tech Business Entertainment Offbeat Weather Sponsored By KPMG faces fight to retain prized Bank of England audit role The Bank of England is putting the prized role of auditing its accounts, held by KPMG since 2007, out to tender, Sky News learns. 03:35, UK, Sunday 05 November 2017 Image: The Bank of England is putting the job of auditing its accounts out to tender Twitter Facebook Google+ Whats App Mail By Mark Kleinman, City Editor KPMG is facing a battle to remain as auditor to the Bank of

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Does En+ IPO mark appetite for Russian assets?

Does Deripaska’s En+ London IPO signal new appetite for Russian assets? Menu Search Watch Live Home UK World Politics US Ocean Rescue Tech Business Entertainment Offbeat Weather Sponsored By Does Deripaska’s En+ London IPO signal new appetite for Russian assets? Oleg Deripaska’s En+ IPO is the first major float of a Russian company in London since sanctions were imposed on Moscow in 2014. 16:45, UK, Friday 03 November 2017 Image: En+ manages Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska’s aluminium and hydropower businesses Twitter Facebook Google+ Whats App Mail Ian King Business Presenter Twitter Follow Ian It has been a wretched few years for the Russian economy. Following the downturn in oil prices

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Top QC airlifted into Monarch slots case

Administrator hires top QC as Monarch slots battle takes off Menu Search Watch Live Home UK World Politics US Ocean Rescue Tech Business Entertainment Offbeat Weather Sponsored By Administrator hires top QC as Monarch slots battle takes off Bankim Thanki QC will argue that Monarch’s administrators have the right to sell the airline’s runway slots, Sky News learns. 16:47, UK, Friday 03 November 2017 Image: Monarch’s runway slots are worth tens of millions of pounds at current market prices Twitter Facebook Google+ Whats App Mail By Mark Kleinman, City Editor One of London’s top barristers has joined the looming legal battle over the £60m runway slots portfolio of Monarch, the

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FTSE 100 closes at record high

FTSE 100 closes at record high Menu Search Watch Live Home UK World Politics US Ocean Rescue Tech Business Entertainment Offbeat Weather Sponsored By FTSE 100 closes at record high One analyst says further gains are likely with the “upward trend” in tact after the Bank of England raised the interest rate. 19:23, UK, Friday 03 November 2017 Image: The FTSE 100 closed at a record high Twitter Facebook Google+ Whats App Mail The FTSE 100 has closed at a record high of 7,560, a day after the Bank of England raised the interest rate. Friday’s close beat the previous record closing high of 7,556, which the index reached on

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Tesco boss 'shocked' over misstated profits

Tesco boss describes ‘shock’ over misstated profits at fraud trial Menu Search Watch Live Home UK World Politics US Ocean Rescue Tech Business Entertainment Offbeat Weather Sponsored By Tesco boss describes ‘shock’ over misstated profits at fraud trial The trial of three former senior Tesco executives accused of “cooking the books” hears evidence from the chain’s current boss. 15:58, UK, Thursday 02 November 2017 Image: Tesco is the country’s biggest retailer Twitter Facebook Google+ Whats App Mail Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis has told a jury of his shock and surprise when he learned of a £250m profit misstatement shortly after being appointed the boss of Britain’s biggest supermarket. He

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Singapore fund snaps up OakNorth bank stake

Singapore state fund snaps up stake in UK lender OakNorth Menu Search Watch Live Home UK World Politics US Ocean Rescue Tech Business Entertainment Offbeat Weather Sponsored By Singapore state fund snaps up stake in UK lender OakNorth The sovereign fund GIC is to buy 10% of OakNorth from Indiabulls, an existing shareholder, Sky News learns. 05:14, UK, Friday 03 November 2017 Image: OakNorth was co-founded by Rishi Khosla Twitter Facebook Google+ Whats App Mail By Mark Kleinman, City Editor A giant Singaporean sovereign wealth fund is in talks to buy a stake in OakNorth, the first of Britain’s new generation of “challenger banks” to hit a coveted $1bn valuation.

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Trump's Twitter deleted by rogue employee

For 11 minutes, Donald Trump’s Twitter ceased to exist Menu Search Watch Live Home UK World Politics US Ocean Rescue Tech Business Entertainment Offbeat Weather For 11 minutes, Donald Trump’s Twitter ceased to exist The President’s account briefly vanished after it was deactivated by a disgruntled Twitter employee on their last day. 06:16, UK, Friday 03 November 2017 Image: A search for Trump’s Twitter handle led to an empty page Twitter Facebook Google+ Whats App Mail By Bethan Staton, News Reporter Twitter has blamed Donald Trump’s disappearance from the platform on a rogue employee who deleted the President’s account on their last day of work. The internet was seized by

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Who will win and lose if interest rate rises?

Who are the winners and losers if the Bank of England raises interest rate? Menu Search Watch Live Home UK World Politics US Ocean Rescue Tech Business Entertainment Offbeat Weather Who are the winners and losers if the Bank of England raises interest rate? With the Bank of England expected to unveil an interest rate hike this month, Sky’s Ed Conway looks at how it will affect Britons. 06:16, UK, Thursday 02 November 2017 Image: The Bank of England is seen through the columns on the Royal Exchange building in London, August 2016 Twitter Facebook Google+ Whats App Mail Ed Conway Economics Editor Twitter Follow Ed It is hard to

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