Some 80 women, including prominent actresses, have accused Harvey Weinstein of misconduct ranging from rape to harassment. File photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty

The Weinstein Co has filed for bankruptcy and announced it was releasing any victims of or witnesses to its co-founder’s alleged misconduct from non-d(...)

US President Donald  Trump: immigration move blocked. Photograph:   EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

US President Donald Trump’s move to end a programme protecting hundreds of thousands of children of undocumented immigrants from deportation was bloc(...)

Prosecutors allege the Weinstein Company employed female employees whose primary job was to accompany Harvey Weinstein to events and to facilitate sexual conquests

New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman has filed a lawsuit against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, his brother Bob Weinstein and their(...)

Protestors demonstrate in Boston against the US Federal Communications Commission’s move to end internet traffic neutrality. Photograph: Ryan McBride/AFP/Getty Images

Confused after the the vote in the United States last week by the Trump-era Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to remove net neutrality protectio(...)

Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, at the federal agency’s headquarters in Washington. Photograph: Eric Thayer/the New York Times

The head of the US Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to scrap landmark 2015 rules intended to ensure a free and open interne(...)

The Weinstein Company headquarters in Tribeca, New York City. A subpoena seeks all documents, records and correspondence related to complaints of sexual harassment or discrimination from the studio. File photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

The studio co-founded by disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, The Weinstein Company, is under investigation by New York’s top prosecutor. The stat(...)

 Irish-based pharmaceutical firm Mallinckrodt said it is pleased to confirm that it has entered a settlement agreement with the US Federal Trade Commission. Photograph:

Irish-based pharmaceutical firm Mallinckrodt agreed to pay $100 million (€93.8 million) to settle claims that its US unit illegally boosted the price (...)

Any negotiated agreement between VW and the US Department of Justice is likely to require the company to plead guilty to multiple felonies.

After more than a year of legal wrangling over Volkswagen’s self-confessed emissions cheating, US prosecutors are hoping to reach a criminal settlemen(...)

 Inquiry is looking into why Exxon has not followed its peers in the oil and gas industry in taking large non-cash charges for writedowns in the value of its assets. Photograph: Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters

New York state’s attorney-general is investigating ExxonMobil over its reporting of its asset valuations, widening the investigation launched last yea(...)

Barclays  has agreed to a $100 million settlement with 44 American states over charges that it manipulated the Libor interest rate. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

British bank Barclays agreed to pay $100 million to 44 US states to resolve an investigation into interest-rate manipulation. It is the first lender (...)

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