More than 2,000 staff from the collapsed UK parcel delivery service City Link are to be made redundant on New Year's Eve, the RMT union has said.
The Russian government has been forced to triple its bailout of one of the country's ailing banks, as it battles the crisis caused by the devaluation of the ruble.
The London Borough of Greenwich recorded the largest jump in property values in Britain over the past year, according to research from Halifax.
LONDON Britain's multi-billion pound sex and illegal drug industries have helped it beat France to become the world's fifth largest economy.
Taxpayer subsidies for large-scale solar farms on fields where crops once grew will this week be banned because they are a �blight� on the countryside.