Kingfisher boss to go as profits fall further

Image copyright Kingfisher The boss of struggling DIY group, Kingfisher, which owns B&Q and Screwfix, is to step down amid worsening profits. Veronique Laury, who had been overseeing a turnaround plan, will leave the company, although no date was given for her departure. Profits fell 13% over the last year, …

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'Corruption in Ukraine has to be stopped'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cranes stand idle at Mariupol on the Azov Sea The port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine has become a symbol in recent months of the country’s economic struggles. A recent partial blockade by Russian naval vessels of the nearby Kerch Strait means that fewer …

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Labour Leave fined £9,000 over referendum donation errors

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Home shopping magnate John Mills was a key figure in both Vote Leave and Labour Leave Pro-Brexit campaign group Labour Leave has been fined £9,000 for failing to accurately declare donations before and after the 2016 referendum. The group, which was led by businessman …

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