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Sunday 24 February 2013
Sterling is expected to come under pressure tomorrow following the loss of Britain's gold-plated AAA credit rating.
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Nearly three years on, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill continues to dominate BP’s agenda.
Thursday 15 November 2012
BP has agreed to pay $4.5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to 14 counts of criminal misconduct over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico two years ago.
Wednesday 07 November 2012
The euphoria surrounding president Barack Obama's re-election proved to be short-lived today as investors' focus switched to the approaching “fiscal cliff” in the US.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Every day our travel guru answers your travel questions
Wednesday 03 October 2012
Ahmadinejad could face increasing domestic attacks before elections
Wednesday 03 October 2012
Iran's parliament has summoned President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to answer questions about the national currency going into free-fall after Western sanctions over the country's nuclear programme.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Chinese authorities are revoking the business licence of a design company associated with famed dissident artist Ai Weiwei.
Market value of Britain’s second largest bank Standard Chartered falls by a quarter after Iranian money laundering allegations
Tuesday 07 August 2012
The market value of Britain’s second largest bank fell by almost quarter today after it was accused by US regulators of laundering $250bn from Iran and behaving like a “rogue institution”.
Friday 03 August 2012
On a return visit, Sue Watt finds a captivating country poised to welcome tourists again.
Friday 13 July 2012
The losses racked up by disastrous trades at the London office of America's biggest bank nearly trebled to £3.7 billion, it emerged today.
Monday 04 June 2012
Holidaymakers may be getting good rates on their euro but the pound has slumped against the dollar.
Tuesday 08 May 2012
Banking giant HSBC has made 1.2 billion US dollars (£741 million) in cost savings in the last year as it cuts thousands of jobs worldwide, including the UK.
Friday 04 May 2012
Former media mogul Conrad Black was released from a federal prison in Miami today after serving about three years for defrauding investors.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
The former governor of one of Nigeria's richest oil-producing states was jailed for 13 years today after admitting fraud totalling nearly £50 million.
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