A supporter of Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon clutches the flag ...
Feb 12th, 2012
(Reuters) - A supporter of Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon clutches the flag of the Second Spanish Republic during a demonstration at the Spain embassy in Mexico City February 12, 2012. Spain's Supreme Court disbarred crusading Judge Baltasar Garzon for 11 years on Thursday for illegally recording defence lawyers' conversations with clients, which may effectively end his career in international human rights trials. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo (MEXICO - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST) -
By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's tax authority was heavily criticised by a judge on Thursday, who nonetheless ruled its deal with Goldman Sachs worth up to 20 million pounds ($30 million) to the U.S. bank was lawful. High Court Judge Andrew Nicol dismissed a claim by campaign group UK Uncut Legal Action that the tax settlement w... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reworked its Funding for Lending Scheme on Wednesday in the hope of getting more credit flowing to small and medium-sized firms and injecting more life into the country's flat-lining economy. The Bank of England and the Treasury said the FLS would run for an additional year until January 2015 and would increase incen... [Full Article]