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11 March headlines
A question of integrity: forex scandal leaves Bank fighting to save reputation
Mark Carney, the Bank of England’s Governor, will face one the sternest tests of his tenure today. He and Paul Fisher, the Bank’s executive director of markets, will appear before MPs to answer explosive allegations that the institution turned a blind eye to the manipulation of foreign exchange markets. Times.
Fukushima operator may have to dump contaminated water into Pacific
A senior adviser to the operator of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has told the firm that it may have no choice but to eventually dump hundreds of thousands of tonnes of contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean. Guardian.
Floods give jobs market ‘unexpected boost’, says Manpower
The UK’s winter floods have given the jobs market an “unexpected boost” as new staff are hired to cope with the clean-up, Manpower has said. BBC.
Ed Balls plans £6bn raid on bank bonuses and mansion owners
Labour is planning a £6bn tax raid on bankers and prime property owners to raise funds for new job creation schemes and other pledges. Financial Times.
How climate change helped Genghis Khan – Independent
Can hair salons help save the environment? – Guardian