U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, urging more fathers to take up their paternity rights, was upstaged by his Spanish-born wife, Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, who called on him to say men who look after their children don’t lack “cojones.”
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc has lost at least six senior debt traders and salesmen in the past month to rival firms as the British lender shrinks its investment bank and faces political pressure to reduce bonuses.
A five-year squeeze on living standards is coming to an end, providing a boost for Prime Minister David Cameron as he battles opposition claims that ordinary Britons are facing a “cost of living crisis.”
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg attacked the Labour opposition’s “paucity of credibility on the economy” before the release of new U.K. data which may show a five-year squeeze on living standards coming to an end.
From a corner conference room overlooking the Thames, Michael Sherwood, a vice chairman of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., has the guts to voice publicly what many in London’s centuries-old financial district are increasingly worried about behind closed doors: that threats to Britain’s membership in the European Union are threats to British business.
Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond increased pressure on Prime Minister David Cameron to share a public platform to debate the U.K.’s future as a poll showed more people are warming to independence for Scotland.
U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage won a second debate on European Union membership with Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, according to snap polls, raising pressure on the larger parties that are committed to keeping Britain in the bloc.