United Kingdom

This Country Wants a 20% Soda Tax

British researchers say that a 20% tax on sales of sugary soda could reduce the number of obese people in the U.K. by 1.3%. More 

Robin Thicke Beats Ad Deemed Too Sexy

A British advertising regulator says a TV ad for Beats Pill speakers starring Robin Thicke cannot be aired before 10:30 pm because of its sexual tone. More 

IKEA Kicks Off Test Selling Solar Panels for Homes

IKEA stores in Britain will soon carry solar panels produced by a Chinese manufacturer for home installation. More 

Creepy Clown Terrorizing Small Town

A person dressed as a clown has been repeatedly sighted at night in a town north of London, prompting concern from police. More 

3 Top ETFs to Play the Recovery in Europe

Heavy exposure to regional markets has small-cap stocks poised to outperform in an economic recovery in Europe. More 

Lloyds to Pay Out 70% of Earnings in Dividends

A media report says that Lloyds Banking Group will seek permission from regulators to pay out up to 70% of earnings as dividends by 2015. More 

All Porn Will Be Blocked in UK, Unless …

Internet service providers in the U.K. have agreed to activate porn filters on new and existing accounts at the urging of Prime Minister David Cameron. More