U.S. prosecutors are preparing what would be the first criminal charges against BP Plc staff after the worst U.S. oil spill last year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.
Deutsche Bahn AG signed a cooperation agreement with the owner of the high-speed train track connecting London with the Channel Tunnel , paving the way for direct rail services between the U.K. and Germany.
Siemens AG and Deutsche Bahn AG signed a contract for up to 300 trains, the companies said in an e- mailed statement today. Deutsche Bahn will immediately order 130 ICx-dubbed trains according to the agreement valid until 2030 and plans an additional order of 90 trains, the companies said. The potential order volume for the 220 trains totals about six billion euros. Deutsche Bahn can order the remaining 80 trains at any time, the companies said.