Russia charges economy minister over $2mn bribe

  Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev, who was detained over night, was formally charged with bribery by investigators Tuesday, after allegedly taking a two-million-dollar bribe in a deal involving state-controlled oil giant Rosneft. Rosneft filed a complaint against Ulyukayev saying he had threatened the company over the Bashneft deal, the investigators said. The Investigative Committee […]


Nissan to build new models in Sunderland

Nissan has confirmed it will build both the new Qashqai and the X-Trail SUV at its Sunderland plant following government “support and assurances”. The Japanese company’s commitment to Britain’s biggest car plant had been in doubt following the EU referendum. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the government must make public any deals struck with the […]