Prime Minister David Cameron, whose day began with the resignation of Culture Secretary Maria Miller, finished it with his eyes shut, leaning against a pillar in his London residence as a soprano sang for his Easter reception.
NATO accused Russia of spreading “propaganda” about its reach in Europe as President Barack Obama signed legislation imposing sanctions on Russians for the incursion in Crimea and economic aid for Ukraine.
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne will lay out a budget today focused on securing Britain’s economic recovery and rebutting opposition Labour Party claims that he’s ignoring the rising cost of living.
Max Clifford, a celebrity publicist who has represented O.J. Simpson, David Beckham and Simon Cowell, used his office as his own “sexual fiefdom” for abuse of women and girls as young as 12, U.K. prosecutors said.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said impediments to the economic recovery that are keeping U.K. interest rates at a record low will persist and borrowing costs won’t rise until the labor-market slack is reduced.
Trade, investment and consumer spending led the U.K. economy to a fourth straight quarter of growth at the end of the year, suggesting the rebalancing sought by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is under way.