Friday

9th Dec 2016

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Germany and Britain move ahead on bank legislation

Germany and Britain are drafting new laws aimed at forcing big banks to separate risky investments from customers' savings. British finance minister Osborne said he would give regulators powers to break up banks if they don't comply. In Germany, the government is set to approve a draft bill on Wednesday.

News in Brief

  1. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  2. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  3. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  4. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  5. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  6. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  7. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe
  8. French ex-minister jailed for tax fraud

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