Herv� Falciani, the whistleblower responsible for the biggest leak in banking history, which exposed wrongdoing at HSBC's Swiss private bank, has been sentenced to five years in prison by a Swiss court.
Britain's recovery slowed in the third quarter as growth was dampened by the biggest drag from net trade on record, official figures showed on Friday.
The supermarket chain, which refused to take part in Black Friday, offers unleaded below �1 a litre - for three days only. 12:51, UK, Friday 27 November 2015.
Confidence among shoppers in Germany has dipped according to a survey, amid worries over Europe's largest economy. The forward-looking GfK consumer sentiment indicator fell to 9.3 points for December from 9.4 points in the previous month.
The Shanghai Composite Index closed down 5.5 per cent on Friday in the wake of a fresh crackdown on brokers who China has deemed responsible for the bursting of the country's equity bubble this summer.