David Prosser: Repossessions relief at CML is widely shared

Outlook: Just two households have so far had help from the £285m mortgage rescue scheme

Premier League threatens Setanta over £20m payment

Troubled broadcaster faces loss of football rights after missing payment

Billionaire steps in with rescue deal for Setanta

Len Blavatnik's Access bids £20m for a 51 per cent in beleagured broadcaster

West Brom in eleventh hour battle for survival

Building society turns to lenders for new capital to avoid rescue deal from regulator

Jobs at risk as LDV applies for administration

Stricken vanmaker LDV will apply for administration today following the collapse of a rescue deal, putting thousands of jobs at risk of being axed in the coming days.

Cash-strapped Setanta at risk of administration

Cash-strapped sports broadcaster Setanta could be forced into administration this week after failing to make payments due on television rights, according to reports yesterday.

Doncaster in financial fix

Doncaster have gone into administration and face a points deduction that will doom them to relegation. Promoted under the coaching of Ellery Hanley, who immediately resigned because of cash difficulties, they are already bottom of the Co-Operative Championship. Almost half of their first team have left over the last couple of weeks and there is no sign at the moment of a financial rescue.

Jobs threat as vanmaker rescue deal collapses

Thousands of jobs in the beleaguered motor industry were under threat tonight after a last-ditch rescue of vanmaker LDV suddenly stalled.

Jeremy Warner: Don't count on China to rescue world economy

Outlook: There's good reason for optimism about emerging market economies, not least India

Surge in bad loans leaves Lloyds facing full-year loss

Lloyds Banking Group yesterday predicted that its bad debts would rise by half in 2009 as the financial crisis rumbled on, and confirmed it is likely to make a full-year loss.

Rescue package 'helps one home in three months'

the Government's £200m mortgage rescue scheme has helped just one household stave off repossession in its first three months of operation, official figures have revealed.

Jeremy Warner: Even the boss is sceptical about GM's rescue plan

Outlook: If bondholders think they are getting a raw deal, what about existing equity holders?

Surge in middle-class homeowners seeking help

The collapse in the housing market and the economic slowdown is increasingly taking its toll on middle-class homeowners, a company that specialises in buying properties from cash-strapped sellers said today.

Shearer steps in to rescue Newcastle

Tyneside hero answers Ashley's SOS to take charge until end of season

Leading article: Falling polls and impotent populism

In politics, people like nothing more than to discover that their heroes possess feet of clay. Barack Obama is on the receiving end of some of that sport at the moment.

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Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?
Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals

'You need me, I don’t need you'

Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals
How to Get Away with Murder: Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama

How to Get Away with Murder

Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama
A cup of tea is every worker's right

Hard to swallow

Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right
Which animals are nearly extinct?

Which animals are nearly extinct?

Conservationists in Kenya are in mourning after the death of a white northern rhino, which has left the species with a single male. These are the other species on the brink
12 best children's shoes

Perfect for leaf-kicking: 12 best children's shoes

Find footwear perfect to keep kids' feet protected this autumn
Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Gunners' ray of light Aaron Ramsey shines again

Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

Aaron Ramsey’s injury record has prompted a club investigation. For now, the midfielder is just happy to be fit to face Anderlecht in the Champions League
Comment: David Moyes' show of sensitivity thrown back in his face by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

Manchester United legend tramples on successor who resisted criticising his inheritance
Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities - not London, or Edinburgh, but Salisbury

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015

UK city beats Vienna, Paris and New York to be ranked seventh in world’s best tourist destinations - but it's not London