BT’s head of Europe leaves in wake of Italian accounting scandal – business live

The crisis-hit telecoms company said Corrado Sciolla was leaving after the scandal happened “on his watch”

8.38am GMT

Philip Hammond, UK chancellor, has arrived in Brussels for the Ecofin meeting of finance ministers.

Of course we want to strengthen our trade ties with the very many trade partners we have around the world. But we are very mindful of our obligations under the treaty and will follow them precisely.

Britain remains a fully engaged member of the European Union. We will continue to abide by the rules, regulations and the laws of the European Union for so long as we are members.

8.37am GMT

Most of Europe’s major markets are down in early trading. The FTSE 100 is the exception, but only just (up 5 points):

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The crisis-hit telecoms company said Corrado Sciolla was leaving after the scandal happened “on his watch”

8.38am GMT

Philip Hammond, UK chancellor, has arrived in Brussels for the Ecofin meeting of finance ministers.

Of course we want to strengthen our trade ties with the very many trade partners we have around the world. But we are very mindful of our obligations under the treaty and will follow them precisely.

Britain remains a fully engaged member of the European Union. We will continue to abide by the rules, regulations and the laws of the European Union for so long as we are members.

8.37am GMT

Most of Europe’s major markets are down in early trading. The FTSE 100 is the exception, but only just (up 5 points):

Continue reading…

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