Frustrated protesters claimed today that oil giant BP's clean-up operation in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico disaster had been a "complete fiasco".
Football boss Harry Redknapp told a jury today: "I have always paid my taxes."
Rory McIlroy may not after all have to win the last two events of the European Tour to catch Luke Donald at the top of the money list.
"Tagging" friends' faces on your photo albums is one of Facebook's enduring functions. The social network is hoping it can use the technique to help concert-goers solve an age-old problem: buying tickets next to or near their friends without someone having to put 10 pairs on their credit card.
Parrot Cay, the superstars' favourite Caribbean island, isn't recession proof. That's good news for the rest of us, says Kate Simon
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today criticised the European arrest warrant system after a judge ruled he should be extradited to Sweden to face sex offence charges.
Economic Life: The ECB does seem to have started preparing the markets for higher interest rates and when it does that will add pressure on the Bank of England to follow suit
The world's economic powers are as divided as ever, says Sean O'Grady
At the beginning of the year, Ireland was the poster child for the merchants of austerity. While the people of Greece seemed either unable or unwilling to accept massive cuts in public spending, the Irish stoically accepted their fate, resigned to a prolonged period of self-flagellation.
BP's new chief executive today pledged to put the oil giant "on the road to recovery" as it reeled under a 32.2 billion US dollar (£20.8 billion) blow from the Gulf of Mexico disaster.
Under-fire BP boss Tony Hayward today handed over day-to-day control of the Gulf of Mexico crisis as the oil giant set up a new division to manage the spill.
Pre-election move designed to revive economy, but consumers fear prices will soar
Gold price at record high as <i>Independent</i> story sends global markets into a frenzy
In a graphic illustration of the new world order, Arab states have launched secret moves with China, Russia and France to stop using the US currency for oil trading
Stimulus measures 'must be retained to safeguard recovery'
As Nationwide starts charging customers who use its cards outside Britain, Alessia Horwich looks for lower-cost alternatives