BERLIN-Of the countless memorials testifying to Germany's legacy of concentrated security and unchecked surveillance, the Stasi Museum in Berlin is one of the more explicit. Emerging in 1950 as the security arm of the German Democratic Republic, the Stasi earned particular infamy over its nearly four-decade existence for the spying operations it conducted on its own citizens, and how it wielded that intelligence to control people's lives.
Three former foreign exchange traders who worked at some of the world's largest banks were indicted yesterday (January 10) on a conspiracy charge to manipulate EUR/USD, one of the most actively traded currency pairs, and eliminate competition.
Today's net migration figures are still at their record level of just over a third of a million a year. This reinforces the need for the government to approach the forthcoming Brexit negotiations with a clear set of objectives. EU migration is now running at 190,000 a year and accounts for half of total non-British net migration.