EU clears LSE acquisition of Refinitiv, subject to conditions

EU antitrust regulators have cleared the London Stock Exchange’s $27 billion acquisition of data company Refinitiv, subject to a number of conditions including the sale of its Borsa Italiana operations. The European Commission, which oversees competition policy in the 27-nation European Union, said on Wednesday that the purchase had been approved after its investigation found […]

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Police evacuate 700 people from block of flats as ‘major incident’ declared

Seven hundred people have been evacuated from a block of flats in freezing temperatures following a “significant” gas leak. Emergency services descended on Milton Mount Avenue in Crawley, West Sussex, following reports around 12.21am, with a major incident then declared. Engineers later said a broken pipe was to blame for the chaos. Experts say they […]

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