Herv� Falciani, the former HSBC IT specialist who leaked data about thousands of wealthy customers and sparked a tax evasion scandal that has plagued the bank, has been convicted in absentia and sentenced to five years in prison.
Trade applied the brakes to Britain's economic recovery in the third quarter of the year, dragging down growth by the most on record.
British shoppers looking for bargains this Black Friday should head towards the nearest Asda filling station. The supermarket is dropping the price of petrol across 273 of its filling stations and motorists can expect to pay 99.7p on unleaded petrol ...
Confidence among shoppers in Germany has dipped according to a survey, amid worries over Europe's largest economy. The forward-looking GfK consumer sentiment indicator fell to 9.3 points for December from 9.4 points in the previous month.
Ministers have been accused of hypocrisy after it was revealed the Government would make the decision on whether to allow two fracking schemes in Lancashire.