GLASGOW Scotland (Reuters) – The British government on Thursday pledged to grant Scots more autonomy if they vote to reject independence and stay a part of the United Kingdom.
Scotland votes in a Sept. 18 referendum on whether to break away from the United Kingdom, and while polls show Scots remain doubtful about separation, the proportion of those supporting independence has increased this year. Many are still undecided.
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EDINBURGH, May 21 (Reuters) – European shares fell in early
deals on Wednesday, dropping further away from last week’s 2014
highs, led down by BNP Paribas after it was reported that U.S.
authorities are seeking to fine the bank.
BNP Paribas fell 2 percent, a top faller on the pan-European
FTSEurofirst 300, after Bloomberg reported that U.S.
authorities are seeking more than $5 billion from the French
bank as a settlement over its dealings with sanctioned
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s top shares fell on Monday, dented by a sharp drop in pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca after it rejected rival Pfizer’s higher takeover bid.
AstraZeneca dived 10.5 percent after turning down Pfizer’s 55 pounds/share take-it-or-leave-it offer.