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Global automakers are showing off new electric vehicles at the Paris auto show as they look forward to a world of tighter emissions standards. Volkswagen on Thursday displayed the I.D, a battery-powered ...
British mortgage approvals fell to their lowest level since November 2014 last month as the housing market continued to slow after June's vote to leave the European Union, Bank of England data showed on Thursday. Mortgage approvals for house purchases numbered 60,058 in August, down from 60,925 in July. Analysts in a Reuters poll had forecast 60,150 mortgage approvals for August.
Britain's most senior police officer Bernard Hogan-Howe, who oversaw policing at the 2012 Olympic Games and London's efforts to tackle extremism, will retire in 2017 after five years, the Metropolitan police said on Thursday. Hogan-Howe, who was appointed London Metropolitan Police (MPS) Commissioner in Sept. 2011, said he would step down next February to give time for Britain's Home Secretary (interior minister) and London Mayor Sadiq Khan time to select a replacement.