French presidential hopeful, ex-PM Valls slapped during campaign stop

French presidential hopeful, ex-PM Valls slapped during campaign stop

A youth reached out apparently to slap former prime minister Manuel Valls when he was on an election tour in France’s Brittany region on Tuesday and was wrestled to the ground by a security guard, a video by local media showed. Valls, 54, who was walking past a group of people in the town of […]

Axa to stop investing in tobacco industry

Axa to stop investing in tobacco industry

The firm, which has more than 10 million customers in the UK, has also pledged to sell investments worth more than £1.7bn (£1.3bn). Incoming chief executive Thomas Buberl told the BBC it “makes no sense” for the company to continue investing in the industry. Last week, tobacco companies started selling cigarettes in standardised green packaging […]