Airbus reaches deal to settle corruption probe

Image copyright Airbus Airbus says it has agreed a settlement with French, British and US authorities following lengthy investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption. In a statement, the European planemaker said the deal was subject to approval by courts in the three countries. The allegations have centred on the use of middlemen in plane […]

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Frictionless N Ireland trade ‘impossible’

Image copyright PA MediaImage caption Michel Barnier delivered a lecture at Queen’s University in Belfast New checks on goods entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain are an ‘indispensable’ consequence of the Brexit deal, Michel Barnier has said. Last week the prime minister suggested GB-NI trade would remain ‘unfettered.’ But the EU’s chief negotiator said the […]

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