Angry shareholders of HSBC on Friday bombarded the group's board with barrage of accusations ranging from financing Mexican drug cartels to supporting tax havens, slashing jobs and mis-selling products.
News Corp has adopted a �poison pill� to prevent challenges to Rupert Murdoch's control of his family media empire , as it splits into separate entertainment and publishing businesses.
The BBC has suspended its chief technology officer and admitted wasting nearly �100m on a five-year project intended to make the corporation "tapeless", saying that to continue with the project would be "throwing good money after bad".
... Off. � US jobs numbers better-than-expected; markets down � US manufacturing falls to seven month low � UK Q1 GDP unrevised at 0.3pc in second estimate � Markets tumble after unexpected China figures � China factory activity falls for first time in 7 ...
CALLS are growing for a public inquiry into failures to clean up coal mines across Scotland after a new report revealed a potential �60m shortfall in funds for one region alone.