A bill passed by Congress would ban most Internet gambling in the U.S. by making it illegal for banks and credit card companies to pay out. Shares in the UK's online gaming firms plunged on the news. Stephen Beard reports.
Shares in online gambling firms plunged by up to 60% on the London Stock Exchange today. Investors have been baling out of the sector after Congress passed a bill cracking down on Internet betting. Stephen Beard reports.
British billionaire Richard Branson later today will call on the aviation industry to tackle climate change. He says the airlines could cut pollution substantially by making some simple changes. Stephen Beard reports.
Britain's finance chief Gordon Brown has presided over a long economic boom, but he's just not popular with voters. That could be a problem for the ruling Labor Party when Tony Blair steps down. Stephen Beard reports.