Canary Wharf at sunrise. London's fall was part of a global rout that began in Tokyo. Photograph: Guy Corbishley/Demotix/Corbis.
Special offers and multi-buy deals are seducing supermarket shoppers into spending more than �1,000 a year on average than planned, according to a new report.
Friday 05:18 GMT. Asian markets were ending the week on a sour note, with Japanese stocks dropping more than 4 per cent as the yen hovered near its strongest level in 15 months.
An investor stampede into safe assets pummelled UK government bond yields down to their lowest level in history yesterday, as fears of global recession and deflation continued to drive financial markets around the world.
Evgeny Lebedev is expected to retain ownership of the Evening Standard and London Live. Photograph: WPA Pool/Getty Images. Mark Sweney and Luke Harding.