Home / 2017 / November (page 20)

Monthly Archives: November 2017

India Premier League (IPL) board fined

New Delhi: India’s competition watchdog on Thursday fined the country’s powerful cricket governing body $8 million over a multi-billion dollar broadcasting deal for the Indian Premier League. The Competition Commission ruled that the Board of Control for Cricket in India, the world’s wealthiest national cricket body, abused its position by …

Read More »

East Coast rail 'bailout' could cost taxpayers hundreds of millions

Unions and Labour criticise government as Virgin Trains East Coast’s contract is terminated three years early The East Coast rail franchise will be terminated three years early, avoiding the embarrassment of another private firm handing back the keys to the government but potentially forfeiting hundreds of millions in premiums due …

Read More »

Charity criticises British army campaign to recruit under-18s

More than 19,000 under-18s have applied to join the army since the campaign began in January, Child Soldiers International says A charity that campaigns against the recruitment of child soldiers has expressed alarm at the number of 16 and 17-year-olds who applied to join the British army following the launch …

Read More »