Bradley Birkenfeld

UBS whistleblower gets $104m reward

Business Digest Wed 12 Sep, AT 11:35

America’s IRS has paid Bradley Birkenfeld a huge reward for informing on his former employer

A couple exchange wedding rings

Mathematical formula proposed to simplify UK divorce law

Business Digest Tue 11 Sep, AT 08:43

New guidance, due next year, is an effort to keep divorce out of the courts

Barclays plans to scale back its tax unit

Business Digest Tue 11 Sep, AT 08:36

Scandal-hit bank tries to clean up its image as part of CEO Antony Jenkins's Project Transform

iPhone maker Foxconn in cheap student labour row

Business Digest Tue 11 Sep, AT 08:30

Student interns are allegedly being compelled to work at plants making iPhones or their components in China

Apple iPhone 5 launch could boost US economy

Business Digest Tue 11 Sep, AT 08:23

Launch of gadget could add up to half of a percentage point US economic growth in fourth quarter

ECB Debt plan: 'No delay' from German court

Business Digest Tue 11 Sep, AT 08:21

Germany’s constitutional court says it will not delay ruling on legality of ECB’s plan to end debt crisis


Mining merger: Glencore to sweeten Xstrata offer

Business Digest Mon 10 Sep, AT 16:13

Glencore is expected to offer just over three new shares for every one in Xstrata to seal deal

Branson and O’Toole take rail franchise fight to Westminster

Business Digest Mon 10 Sep, AT 16:06

Virgin and FirstGroup will argue their positions over the West Coast mainline franchise

Gold set to make comeback as investors bet on stimulus

Business Digest Mon 10 Sep, AT 15:52

US Fed is expected to do gold bugs a favour by printing money

BAA ordered to sell Stansted after competition inquiry

Business Digest Mon 20 Aug, AT 14:21

Appeal Court turns down Spanish-owned firm's bid to keep control of £1bn UK airport