EU sustainable investment rules ‘need better corporate data’

LONDON - European Union rules aimed at defining sustainable investments should help reduce “greenwashing” by businesses, but better quality corporate data is needed to ensure they work effectively, accorting to a banking report on Tuesday. The sustainable finance rules will classify investments that can be marketed as sustainable, a move...

US House set to bring Trump incitement charge to Senate

Then utgoing US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on January 20, 2021. (ALEX EDELMAN / AFP) WASHINGTON - The US House of Representatives on Monday will formally charge ex-President Donald Trump with inciting insurrection in a fiery speech to his followers before...

Greece hopes for ‘positive’ spirit from Turkey in talks

Greek foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, speaks next to his North Macedonian counterpart Bujar Osmani during news conference and after their meeting in Athens, on Thursday, Jan 14, 2021. (PETROS GIANNAKOURIS / AP) ATHENS - Greece’s foreign minister said he hoped Turkey would have a positive approach towards a meeting next...

Scottish party lays groundwork for second independence vote

In this Sept 17, 2020 photo, Scotland's First Minister, and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), Nicola Sturgeon (right) attends First Minster's Questions (FMQs) in the debating chamber of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. (RUSSELL CHEYNE / POOL / AFP) LONDON - The Scottish National Party published a “Roadmap...