A controversy over a gift from Libya to the London School of Economics and Political Science shouldn’t stop universities from involvement in countries with autocratic regimes, said Howard Davies , the school’s departing director.
Britain isn’t about to lose its AAA credit rating, and spending cuts to be announced today will show the new government’s resolve to tackle the budget deficit, former Bank of England Deputy Governor Howard Davies said.
Howard Davies said he resigned as director of the London School of Economics and Political Science , where U.S. President John F. Kennedy and billionaire George Soros once studied, to protect the university’s reputation.
London’s Heathrow airport emerged as favorite to gain a new runway as a study of Britain’s flight- capacity shortage threatens to reignite a fight within leading political parties over noise at Europe’s busiest aviation hub.
U.K. Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said voters may go into next year’s general election not knowing where any of the main parties stand on the expansion of airports in the south east of England.