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Trial of Chad’s Ex-President Is Punctuated by His Noncooperation

The New York Times - Mon, 02/15/2016 - 05:00
Guards had to confine Hissène Habré, the former president of Chad, to the defendant’s chair nearly every day for four months.
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Egyptian Appeals Court Orders New Trial for Officer Convicted of Manslaughter

The New York Times - Mon, 02/15/2016 - 05:00
The conviction of a police officer, who shot Shaimaa el-Sabbagh, an activist and poet, during a protest, had been hailed by human rights groups as a rare instance of public accountability.
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British steelworkers heading to Brussels for protest over cheap Chinese imports 

Daily Mail - 29 min 59 sec ago
They will be joined by 5,000 steelworkers from 15 European countries demanding urgent action to stop the flood of cheap imports into the European Union from China and other countries.

We must give a helping hand to small firms to build a resilient economy, says London Stock Exchange ceo XAVIER ROLET

Daily Mail - 57 min 33 sec ago
We should play to our strengths – our small-and-medium-sized businesses, the SMEs. As Nassim Taleeb coined it in ‘The Black Swan’, an SME economy is an ‘anti-fragile’ economy.

Anglo American to announce slump in profits tomorrow in wake of commodity price rout

Daily Mail - 1 hour 8 min ago
The South African-based mining giant is expected to reveal it made a £1.38billion profit last year, a 59 per cent drop from 2014.

HSBC is 'holding British taxpayers to ransom' by threatening to leave the UK, claims MP

Daily Mail - 1 hour 8 min ago
Hong Kong had been seen as its most likely alternative destination, as HSBC was based in the former British colony until it bought Midland Bank in 1992.

World is NOT on the brink of another financial crisis and markets 'are wrong on global economy', says UK think tank

Daily Mail - 1 hour 8 min ago
In a new report, the Centre for Economics and Business Research insisted 'there are still strong fundamental reasons to be positive about the global economy'.

Mountain Warehouse targets America with plans to open more stores across the world ahead of stock market float

Daily Mail - 1 hour 8 min ago
At the end of last year, Britain’s biggest outdoor gear specialist had around 225 stores in total. It has been quietly expanding in America, where it currently has 23 outlets.

William White, the banker who predicted 2008 crisis, warns of another crash

Daily Mail - 6 hours 51 min ago
As financial markets reeled last week and fears of a fresh recession or even banking crisis sparked panic, White was more than willing to issue yet another prophecy of doom.

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Fastforward a few years to the next ‘unicorn’ success? 

Daily Mail - 6 hours 56 min ago
There is a buzzword in finance that has taken off in the past year – ‘unicorn’. It is used in investment circles to indicate a company that is thought to be worth £1billion or more, but still privately owned.

The HSBC cull goes on...is YOUR local branch next on the hit list? 

Daily Mail - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 20:54
Bosses of high street bank HSBC will sit down today and decide whether to keep the bank’s headquarters in London’s Docklands or move abroad.

The simple solution to Britain's critical protection cover scandal will come too late for Hein, says JEFF PRESTRIDGE

Daily Mail - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 20:54
Our recent article on the critical illness insurance policies that failed to come to the financial rescue of 44-year-old amputee Hein Pretorius provoked much response.

TONY HETHERINGTON: Why no one should rely on a Halifax banker's draft

Daily Mail - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 20:53
My husband and I decided to retire after running a pub for 17 years. The new tenants agreed a settlement of £10,000. They paid with a banker’s draft from Halifax.

Borrowing, bills, savings and mortgages: Let the experts help you plan for your financial future  

Daily Mail - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 20:53
We fret about mortgages going up and poor savings rates...now let the experts help you to make a plan for your financial future.

Why it pays to teach school children about the world of finance 

Daily Mail - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 20:53
Professionals from across the financial services industry, the Government and charities have formed an alliance to strengthen personal finance education among all age groups.

Forget the crisis...PICKET WATER really does have a watertight strategy 

Daily Mail - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 20:53
Fears of a financial crisis to rival that of 2008 took its toll on stock markets worldwide last week, with the FTSE 100 Index at one stage falling to its lowest level since November 2012.

Je t’aime . . . a pink crocodile skin Birkin handbag worth £150,000 

Daily Mail - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 20:53
Handbags are a girl’s best friend...as a practical fashion accessory. But they can also prove great company as a successful investment.

Axe looms over 400 jobs at local branches and call centres as RBS business arm is overhauled

Daily Mail - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 20:52
Those at the highest risk of losing their jobs include business specialists in charge of lending sums of up to £25,000 to small firms.

Say it with flowers: Be my vending machine Valentine 

Daily Mail - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 20:52
Rockflower was founded two years ago by Andrew McAlpine using a £5,000 Government backed Start Up Loan.

SIMON WATKINS: It's time to shed light on costly energy deals for consumers

Daily Mail - Sat, 02/13/2016 - 20:52
Energy groups are in the firing line once more over customers’ bills and, as we report this week, British Gas is likely to face brickbats when it announces a leap in earnings.
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