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Flint water crisis: Michigan officials on manslaughter charges

Michigan’s health chief is one of five officials charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the Flint water crisis. Nick Lyon and the others are accused of failing to alert the public to an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease. However, the state governor backed Mr Lyon, calling him a “strong leader”. The outbreak involved about 100 cases and led… Read More »

UK fraud agency charges three in Tesco accounting probe

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office has charged three former senior Tesco (TSCO.L) executives with fraud in its investigation into accounting practices at the country’s biggest supermarket chain. A 250 million pound overstatement of Tesco’s first-half profits in August 2014, due to booking deals with suppliers too early, led to the suspension of eight senior members of staff in the… Read More »

Mobile phone roaming charges cut within EU

UK consumers using their mobile phones in Europe will see reductions in their bills from Saturday. Further caps are coming into effect on roaming – or connection – charges within all 28 countries of the European Union (EU). From June next year, roaming charges in the EU will be abolished completely. The government said that those making calls,… Read More »

Rick Perry: Charges against Ex-Texas governor dismissed

The highest criminal court in Texas has dropped an abuse of power charge against Rick Perry during his time as governor of the US state of Texas. Mr Perry, who has twice run as a Republican presidential candidate, had been fighting the case, which he described as “unconstitutional”. “Appeals court clears @GovernorPerry of all charges. Thank you for… Read More »