The top 1,500 bank staff in the UK earned an average of £1m each in 2011, according to new regulatory filings by major banking employers.
Hector Sants, Britain's top financial regulator during the 2008 banking crisis, has been awarded a knighthood, weeks before he takes up a new post at Barclays bank on a pay package worth a reputed £3m.
Who would have thought that an elderly Tory peer would become a leading innovator in internet law? Yet that is what Lord McAlpine has become.
Photographer Kevin Davies has chronicled the milliner's work for 20 years.
It is approaching half past five on Boxing Day and, as another deluge sweeps down on Loftus Road, a sodden Stéphane Mbia trudges alone across the turf.
David Moyes is not the greatest fan of the January transfer window and is usually glad when it closes. While Everton do not like to regard themselves as a selling club, everyone knows the history and the financial situation, and Moyes will keep turning out sides with players good enough to attract interest from clubs in the Champions League bracket.
France's constitutional council has dealt a blow to beleaguered Socialist president François Hollande by rejecting the new 75% rate of income tax due to come into effect on Tuesday.
There's a joke going the rounds about LinkedIn, which is a kind of Facebook for corporate types. It goes like this. First man (smugly): "I'm on LinkedIn, you know?" Second man: "Really? I had no idea you were looking for a job."
Arsène Wenger insists that there is no chance of Theo Walcott leaving Arsenal in January, after the 23-year-old seized centre stage in his team's breathtaking 7-3 defeat of Newcastle United, by scoring a hat-trick and creating two others.
Naveenan Thanendra takes a look at who's hot and who's not as the NFL regular season comes to a close.