German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas
on Monday reiterated that Germany would not join a U.S.-led
naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz, adding that Berlin
favoured a European mission but warned it was rather difficult
to make progress on that.
People in financial services jobs
that have a black mark against their name at one company can
still move easily to another firm and become a "rolling bad
apple" despite efforts by Britain's finance watchdog to improve
conduct in the industry.
Britain will be leaving the
European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what, Prime minister Boris
Johnson's spokesman said on Monday, responding to reports that a
government adviser had suggested parliament had missed its
chance to block a no-deal Brexit.
Australia's Macquarie Group
said it would invest up to 30 million pounds ($36.4
million) in British rural broadband business Voneus, its second
investment in the country's telecoms sector after it agreed to
buy KCOM last month.