That fateful summer’s day, Rebekah Brooks was at a fertility clinic in London with her cousin, who was to be a surrogate mother for the News Corp. executive after several failed attempts to have a child.
Nigeria started implementing a plan to protect schools from terror attacks in three northeastern states now under emergency rule because of an Islamist insurgency, Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said.
A man gambled 400,000 pounds ($671,000) on Scots voting to stay in the U.K. in a referendum later this year. Bookmaker William Hill Plc said the stake, placed in London today, was the largest ever political bet.
In January 2010, four months before then Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s election defeat, Kraft Foods Group Inc.’s takeover of candy maker Cadbury Plc was used by the Conservative opposition to portray a government that was out of touch with the British people.