Charles Laurence

Hand over your cash: how US cops commit highway robbery

Tue 9 Sep, AT 16:35 Charles Laurence

US police already have an image problem after the Ferguson riots. This won't help improve it

BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill clean up

BP faces largest fine in US history over Gulf oil spill

One-Minute Read Thu 15 Nov, AT 09:10

Oil giant is hoping to draw a line under Deepwater Horizon disaster by paying fine, but civil lawsuits are bound to follow

Wells Fargo pays out $175m in mortgage race bias case

One-Minute Read Fri 13 Jul, AT 11:06

US bank settles claim that it charged Hispanics and blacks higher loan rates, but refuses to admit guilt

Barnes & Noble

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble team up to boost Nook e-reader

First Reaction Tue 1 May, AT 09:01

Huge $605 million investment will help Nook compete against Amazon Kindle and Apple iPad