BlackRock may keep fees despite executive's U.S. campaign donation: SEC

BlackRock may keep fees despite executive's U.S. campaign donation: SEC

NEW YORK (Reuters) – BlackRock Inc can keep fees from the state of Ohio despite a donation one of its top executives made to Governor John Kasich’s U.S. presidential campaign, according to a preliminary ruling late on Friday by a securities regulator. FILE PHOTO: The BlackRock logo is seen outside of its offices in New […]

A travel agent is trying to charge fees for sunbeds

A travel agent is trying to charge fees for sunbeds

IN KEEPING with the trend for charging for things travellers used to get free, it should perhaps come as no surprise that sunbeds are the latest feature of a standard holiday on which travel agents are slapping extra fees. Thomas Cook, a British package-holiday firm, has announced that it will allow holidaymakers to pre-book poolside […]

US diplomats now owe London £11.9mn in unpaid congestion charge fees

US diplomats now owe London £11.9mn in unpaid congestion charge fees

Published time: 27 Dec, 2017 14:08 US diplomats driving round London have racked up a gigantic bill in unpaid congestion charge fines, amounting to more than £300,000 in 2017 alone. There is no indication Donald Trump will settle the bill when he visits next year. According to the Independent, American diplomats were handed 2,633 penalties […]