Tag Archives: London

11Feb/15

UK Labour leader says HSBC enabled tax avoidance on an ‘industrial scale’

Britain’s Labour opposition leader Ed Miliband alleges that HSBC bank enabled tax avoidance on an industrial scale. British Prime Minister David Cameron says that “every proper process” was followed when he appointed Stephen Green, HSBC’s former executive chairman, to be a trade minister in 2010.

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10Feb/15

Battery-powered train brings low-carbon commuting to UK

ESSEX, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – The tagline says it all.

This Independently Powered Electric Multiple Unit is being tested out over five weeks on a ten-mile track just outside London.

The train draws power from overhead lines.

It then lowers its pantograph and can run on its batteries instead.
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10Feb/15

Robert Pattinson talks fame, Fifty Shades and future

Robert Pattinson, who is at the Berlin film festival with Anton Corbijn’s ‘Life’ explains why he can’t sit through premiere screenings and talks about his past, his future and his connection to ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’
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