Kotzia Square in Athens, Greece. Concerns around Greece's potential exit from the eurozone and the region's economic prospects were also reflected in a slowdown in hiring in Britain's service sector.
As Greece holds a referendum that may create more uncertainties than it solves, are we looking in the wrong place for a financial crisis?
The MP now tipped to be London's mayor has long been the face of green Toryism . But his passionate opposition to a third runway could put him on a collision course with his party.
At least �6m in an Isle of Man bank account was intended to facilitate payments to deal-makers involved in the sale of the Northern Ireland National Asset Management Agency (Nama) property portfolio, the BBC understands.
The FTSE 100 closed up on Thursday, boosted in part by a rise in the share price of Dixons Carphone. The mobile company profited thanks to the news that it had signed a deal with US peer, Sprint.