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Britain faces a difficult global economic environment but demand in its domestic economy remains strong, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said in a regional newspaper interview published on Friday. Carney said Britain's economic expansion was not driven by excess borrowing, and that businesses were investing, in an interview with the Gazette, a newspaper based in Teesside, northeastern England. "It is a pretty unforgiving global environment.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Over the years, the Israeli parliament has seen its fair share of questionable characters. But it's unlikely anyone has ever been so perpetually engulfed in scandal in so short a time as freshman Likud lawmaker Oren Hazan.