Scots team heads to Delhi Games

Hundreds of athletes from Team Scotland began their journey to the Delhi Games as news emerged that tennis player Elena Baltacha had withdrawn.

Taxman targets Swiss bank clients

Hundreds of wealthy UK taxpayers are sent letters by HM Revenue & Customs over possible large-scale tax evasion, the BBC has learned.

Russian-U.S. space crew lands in Kazakhstan

KOROLYOV, Russia (Reuters) – A Soyuz capsule carrying two Russian cosmonauts and a U.S. astronaut from the International Space Station landed safely in Kazakhstan on Saturday.

Doughty Hanson equity to sell Impress for $2.3 bln

LONDON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Private equity company Doughty
Hanson & Co said on Saturday it will sell metal packaging firm
Impress Cooperatieve U.A. to Irish bottle-making and packaging
manufacturer Ardagh Glass Group [ARDGR.UL] for 1.7 billion euros
($2.3 billion).

Red Cap trial families ‘excluded’

The parents of six Royal Military Police soldiers killed in Iraq say they are being “excluded” from the trial of the men accused of their murder.

Japan refuses China demand for apology in boat row

TOKYO/BEIJING (Reuters) – Japan refused to apologize on Saturday for detaining a Chinese boat captain, showing no signs of softening in a dispute between the two economic powers after Japan gave ground and released him.