BRUSSELS, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The European Union began legal action on Thursday against Germany, Britain and five other member states for failing to police emissions test cheating by carmakers after the Volkswagen diesel scandal.
The European Central Bank's latest policy surprise fuelled a volatile session for the euro and government bonds as participants appeared to struggle to assess its implications.
Spread betting firms have been dealt another blow after the German financial regulator unveiled a clamp-down on contracts-for-difference trading, just two days after the British watchdog revealed plans to curb the industry.
A series of strikes by train drivers on the Southern rail network will go ahead next week after a judge backed planned action by the Aslef union.
House sales activity in Northern Ireland rose last month at the fastest rate in over two years, according to a survey today. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) research said last month saw the most widespread increase in sales since ...