Kingfisher boss to go as profits fall further

Image copyright Kingfisher The boss of struggling DIY group, Kingfisher, which owns B&Q and Screwfix, is to step down amid worsening profits. Veronique Laury, who had been overseeing a turnaround plan, will leave the company, although no date was given for her departure. Profits fell 13% over the last year, with the firm’s French chain, […]

Juncker criticised over ‘freeports’ – BBC News

Image copyright Carlos R. Alvarez Jean-Claude Juncker has come under attack for dismissing concerns that controversial art storage facilities may be enabling money laundering. MEPs have criticised the response of the European Commission president to allegations about “freeports” – tax-exempt warehouses for high-value goods close to ports and airports. They include one in Luxembourg which […]