HALIFAX, England May 18 British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday that when the current triple lock system governing the rates of state pensions expires in 2020, a new double lock system will be introduced instead.
In a list of policy pledges ahead of a June 8 election, May said the double lock would mean pensions would rise in line with earnings or inflation, whichever was highest. (Reporting by Elizabeth Piper, Kylie MacLellan and William James, writing by Estelle Shirbon; Editing by Alistair Smout)
REFILE-Sprint in exclusive talks with Charter, Comcast on wireless deal -WSJ
June 26 Sprint Corp is in exclusive talks with Charter Communications Inc and Comcast Corp to explore a deal that could boost the cable companies' wireless service, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.