The head of the U.K.'s watchdog on appointments calls for urgent reforms after the revelation that a top civil servant was advising Greensill Capital while still in charge of government procurement
SK Telecom unveiled plans to split itself up by spinning off technology investments from its dominant but low-growth mobile and broadband businesses. There's a potential post-split valuation uplift of nearly 50%, explains @jgfarb in Capital Calls:
“Republicans should want to investigate and get to the bottom of this ... it affects national security and it affects all of us,” Olivia Troye, fmr. adviser to VP Pence, says about the calls for a 9/11-style investigation into the Jan. 6 capital riot.
Scores of people in Madrid neglected calls by the authorities to stay home and flocked outside to engage in winter activities, as the Spanish capital was paralyzed by the biggest snowfall in half a century, leaving three dead
'The virus is out of control.' Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says the ambulance service in the capital is responding to between 8,000 and 9,000 calls a day, with firefighters and police officers being called on to drive ambulances. Read more:
Pres Trump proposed a plan to create a Palestinian entity he calls a state, conditional on meeting US terms. Occupied East Jerusalem would be part of Israel's "undivided capital." It would recognize Israel's illegal settlements. Palestinians, who weren't consulted, rejected it.