March 9 The following are the top stories in the
Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does
not vouch for their accuracy.
Britain faces a 2 bln euro EU bill for Chinese customs fraud
RBS chiefs win 16 mln pounds in shares bonus despite £7bn
Hammond risks Tory backlash with tax move on self-employed on.ft.com/2ngnf9e
Europhile Tories plot rebellion after Heseltine's sacking on.ft.com/2ng9OpL
Britain could face a 2 billion euro ($2.11 billion) bill
from Brussels after it failed to control customs fraud by
Chinese clothing importers.
Royal Bank of Scotland's top executives are taking
home hefty bonuses, despite the company incurring repeatedly
British finance minister Philip Hammond has gone against a
Conservative manifesto promise and negatively affected 2.5
million self-employed individuals by raising national insurance
contributions in the Budget.
British Conservative politician Michael Heseltine was sacked
by Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday for joining a dozen
Tory members of the House of Lords in demanding parliamentary
approval for Britain to leave the EU.
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(Compiled by Gaurika Juneja in Bengaluru; Editing by Sandra