The Athens stock exchange was set to reopen on Monday after a five-week shutdown due to the imposition of capital controls as local investors complained of discrimination over new restrictions on buying shares.
A world-renowned US economist who was part of a secret “Plan B” team devised by Greece's former finance minister, has denied being involved in a “criminal gang” intent on bringing the drachma back to the country.
Former Conservative leader Michael Howard is to be questioned by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) as part of its criminal investigation into Soma Oil and Gas in relation to allegations of corruption in Somalia.
LONDON British mining company Vedanta Resources faces legal action in London's High Court after a group of Zambian villagers said their water source and farmland was polluted by the firm's copper mining operations.
RBS reported an unexpected second-quarter profit on July 30, paving the way for the government to sell its stake. Reuters. by Richard Partington.