After fire, May’s government says will act to protect Britons
LONDON The government said it would act on recommendations from a probe into the London tower block fire, responding to a disaster critics said showed something had gone “badly wrong” in the country.
FTSE 350 pensions in weakest position since 2009 – report
LONDON British listed companies’ ability to meet the obligations of their defined benefit, or final salary, pension schemes is at its weakest since 2009 as a result of falling gilt yields, consultancy firm PwC said on Monday.
U.S. warplane downs Syrian army in Raqqa province
AMMAN/WASHINGTON A U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian army jet on Sunday in the southern Raqqa countryside, with Washington saying the jet had dropped bombs near U.S.-backed forces and Damascus saying the plane was downed while flying a mission against Islamic State militants.