Herv� Falciani, the whistleblower who exposed wrongdoing at HSBC's Swiss private bank, has been sentenced to five years in prison by a Swiss court.
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.
The Shanghai Composite Index closed down 5.5 per cent on Friday in the wake of a fresh crackdown on brokers who China has deemed responsible for the bursting of the country's equity bubble this summer.