Chemring Group Plc appointed Steve Bowers to become chief financial officer as the defense- equipment maker reviews plans after cutting earnings forecasts and failing to complete takeover talks with Carlyle Group LP.
Former U.K. lawmaker Jim Devine was convicted of fraudulently claiming almost 9,000 pounds ($14,400) in expense reimbursement by a London jury.
Three former lawmakers accused of filing improper expense claims must face a normal criminal trial, the U.K.’s highest court ruled.
Three U.K. politicians charged with false accounting will challenge their prosecution at the U.K.’s highest court in October.
Britain’s criminal courts have the right to try four U.K. politicians for false accounting, an appeal court ruled today.
Prosecutors in Britain charged Conservative House of Lords member John David Beckett Taylor with improperly claiming more than 11,000 pounds ($16,871) in expenses over a two-year period.