PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Feb. 19

Reuters | Updated: 19-02-2024 07:49 IST | Created: 19-02-2024 07:49 IST
PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Feb. 19

The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines

- UK insurers urge new public-private schemes to deploy 100 bln stg investment - UK government rejects claim Post Office compensation stalled ahead of election

- UK Government to outline new curbs on short-term lets in England - EU to hit Apple with first ever fine in 500 million euro music streaming penalty

Overview - UK insurers have called for new public-private partnerships to help funnel a promised 100 billion pounds ($126.11 billion) of investment unlocked by post-Brexit regulatory reforms into green infrastructure projects.

- The UK government has denied claims made by the former chair of the Post Office that he had been instructed to stall payments to sub-postmasters ahead of the general election, after critics hit out at ministers' handling of redress for victims of the Horizon scandal. - New curbs on short-term property rentals in England will be unveiled by the UK government on Monday, despite warnings from estate agents and tourism chiefs that the move could dent local economies.

- Brussels is to impose 500 million euro ($539.00 million)fine on tech giant Apple for allegedly breaking EU law over access to its music streaming services, according to five people with direct knowledge of the long-running investigation. ($1 = 0.7930 pounds) ($1 = 0.9276 euros) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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