Burger King runs press ad admitting horse meat contamination.
Iran insists it did send monkey into space.
Twitter cases ‘threat to freedom of speech’.
Beyonce sings live at Superbowl.
Barclays finance director to step down.
George Osborne threatens to break up banks.
Spanish PM faces calls to quit over corruption scandal.
Concerns over 1,000 jobs at Store Twenty One.
Churchill recruits Dawn French to replace Martin Clunes.
BANK OF AMERICA CORP
BofA director Robert Scully won’t run for re-election at the annual meeting this spring, in the latest in a series of changes on the board. Scully, 62, a former Morgan Stanley executive, informed the company of his decision last week, according to a securities filing on Thursday.
CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORP
The credit card company said Chief Financial Officer Gary Perlin would retire in May and be replaced by Stephen Crawford, co-founder of financial advisory and private equity boutique Centerview. Crawford will join Capital One on Feb. 4 and take over as CFO on May 24.
Thomas Mirow, the former head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, has been nominated as a senior advisor in the financial advisory group. Mirow, who was head of the EBRD until mid-2012, has also served as German deputy finance minister and as economy minister in Hamburg.