... * 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).
For Ben Longrigg, one of the hundreds of HSBC shareholders who passed through the doors of Westminster's QEII Conference Centre on Friday to attend its annual meeting, the location of the bank's headquarters was not the first thing on the agenda.
A Deutche Post sign stands in front of the Bonn Post Tower, the headquarters of German postal and logistics group Deutsche Post DHL in Bonn March 11, 2015.
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.
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.