... * Parliament passed law forcing local govts to lend to the state. * Measure aimed to raise cash to avoid bankruptcy. * Prefects consent to boost state coffers after meeting Greek PM (Releads with local governors' decision).
Eurozone officials sharply criticised the Greek government for moving too slowly on steps to overhaul the country's economy that they say would be necessary to get debt relief and to avoid a default.
HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint told CNBC that relocating the bank's headquarters back to Hong Kong "would be potentially interesting" on Friday.
Britain's biggest retailer is known for stocking everything from sausages to sweaters. But according to one seasoned retail executive Tesco has added another item to its range: �A new size of kitchen sink: double extra large.
BIRMINGHAM is the rat capital of the UK according to shocking figures from pest control experts. The city in the last 12 months saw 14,812 call outs to deal with infestations of the rodents - the most anywhere.