Soccer’s new investigative body will probably examine the bids that won Russia and Qatar World Cup hosting rights once a head is appointed for the independent committee, according to the former U.K. attorney general advising FIFA on reform.
David and Frederick Barclay rode “roughshod” over an Irish developer’s legal right to buy shares as they gained control of three luxury London hotels, Patrick McKillen’s lawyer said in the U.K. Court of Appeal.
U.K. Serious Fraud Office Director David Green will decide whether the agency should continue its investigation into real estate investor Vincent Tchenguiz in connection with the collapse of an Icelandic bank.
Former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair , appearing for the second time before an inquiry into the 2003 invasion of Iraq, said he did not offer President George W. Bush a “blank check” of support in the run-up to the conflict.
Jailed former Mongolian President Nambar Enkhbayar, who plans to run in parliamentary elections in June, is refusing treatment and his organs are failing six days after he began a hunger strike to protest his imprisonment.
David Cameron and his ministers are braced for weeks of unrelenting media attention, with a third of his Cabinet putting their day jobs on hold and preparing to testify under oath to the U.K.’s inquiry into press ethics.