A senior central banker from Britain has criticized the way the US Federal Reserve measures inflation. He says it's a mistake to strip the price of energy out of the inflation figures. Stephen Beard reports.
A British businessman indicted for fraud in the US could be brought here in chains even though he's offered to travel voluntarily to face the charges, reigniting the controversy in Britain about the extradition treaty with America. Stephen Beard reports.
Over half a million East Europeans have flocked to Britain to work in the past two years, say new official statistics, and that's revived debate about the economic benefits — and disadvantages — of large-scale immigration. Stephen Beard reports.
British defense group BAE has emerged as one of the biggest corporate donors to US political candidates. The company has given more than $650,000 ahead of November's Congressional election. Stephen Beard reports.
Norway is the third largest exporter of oil after Saudi Arabia and Russia. The country, so far, has been socking most of its oil revenue into savings. But some argue it's time to live for today. Stephen Beard reports.
Indian firms snapped up more than $2 billion worth of companies in the US and Europe last year. Now another is eyeing the jackpot: It's bidding to run Britain's national lottery. Stephen Beard reports.
Two of Britain's main employer organizations want to limit further immigration from Eastern Europe, saying an influx of migrant workers from Bulgaria and Romania next year could cause problems. Stephen Beard reports.