Known for its dirt-cheap fares, Ryanair has announced it will allow cell phone use on all flights starting next year. And the airline doesn't really care if some passengers don't like it. Stephen Beard reports.
The former head of the Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell is off the hook. Sir Philip Watts and two other executives will not be prosecuted for overstating the company's oil and gas reserves. Stephen Beard reports.
The Lebanese government today says it'll pay $33,000 for each house damaged by the war. The announcement came more than a week after Hezbollah started its own handout to displaced citizens. Stephen Beard reports.
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.