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Iranian central bank disconnected from SWIFT messaging – US treasury

The Iranian Central Bank has been cut off the SWIFT financial messaging system, the US Treasury Department has said. Disconnection…

Russia excels in ditching dollar ahead of pending US sanctions against country’s financial system

The list of the countries currently taking active steps towards eliminating their economic reliance on the US dollar is growing.…

US kleptocrats & multinationals rip off taxpayers by parking billions offshore – economist to RT

Tax havens are used as an instrument to increase the profitability of US multinationals at the expense of the public,…

Ex-Stobart boss denies improperly taking £5m in expenses

The former boss of the Stobart Group has denied improperly taking £5m of “so-called expenses” amid court claims he had…

Libyan govt claims it doesn’t know who benefitted from Gaddafi's billions

Libya has received the interest on Gaddafi’s frozen funds in Belgian banks, but doesn’t know who benefitted, hinting that the…

Michelin action group meets for first time

An action group tasked with saving the jobs of Michelin workers in Dundee has met for the first time. The…

Tobacco shares hit on US menthol ban fear

Shares in two tobacco giants have been hit by reports that US regulators are planning to ban menthol cigarettes. Shares…

SWIFT kick: Iranian banks about to be cut off from global financial network

Banks in Iran have started sending letters to their branches, informing them that they will be cut off from the…

Pound falls as Brexit uncertainty rises

The pound has fallen against the dollar amid political uncertainty as Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to broker an agreement…

Diageo sells Seagram's and sambuca brands

Drinks giant Diageo has announced that it is selling a portfolio of 19 brands to US privately owned firm Sazerac…
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