Like a tragedy from Euripides, the long struggle between Greece and Europe's creditor powers is reaching a cataclysmic end that nobody planned, nobody seems able to escape, and that threatens to shatter the greater European order in the process.
STRASBOURG: Angry European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker berated euro MPs who heckled him for looking at his phone during a parliamentary debate today, saying he was texting the Greek prime minister.
Tom Hayes, the former City trader fighting criminal charges for manipulating Libor, said he originally confessed to misconduct in 2013 after being “frozen with fear” that he would be extradited to America.
Two cheers for the Competition and Markets Authority's provisional findings in its energy market investigation. The first is for its comprehensive assessment of which aspects are a problem and which aren't.
However, the first quarter like-for-like trading was an improvement on the same period a year earlier. It also beat the consensus of analysts' forecasts, which was for a 1 per cent fall.