Barack Obama has placed tax cuts at the centre of the presidential election campaign, presenting a stark choice between Democrats committed to helping the working- and middle classes and a Republican challenger in Mitt Romney intent on protecting the wealthy.
When François Hollande arrives at Downing Street and Windsor Castle for his first official UK visit on Tuesday, he'll be hoping he won't have to pose for the cameras on a red carpet.
Libya's former interim prime minister Mahmoud Jibril has won a landslide victory in the country's first democratic election, early figures show, defying expectations that the Muslim Brotherhood would sweep to power.
"Welcome to London," smiles the immigration officer as the queue at Heathrow melts away in minutes and excited tourists swiftly stumble into the brilliant sunshine outside.
Charles Kennedy, the former leader of the Liberal Democrats, makes an impassioned plea to Labour MPs to join a "progressive alliance" to defeat Tory rebels who want to block reform of the House of Lords.
BNY Mellon has announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement related to a previously disclosed class action lawsuit pending in federal court in Oklahoma and initiated by CompSource Oklahoma concerning losses in connection with the investment of securities lending collateral in Sigma Finance Inc. ('Sigma'). The settlement agreement is subject to court approval.
Sir Jeremy Heywood, the cabinet secretary, privately raised questions about the way Libor was being set during the 2008 banking crisis, according to a series of emails between him and Paul Tucker, the deputy governor of the Bank of England who is giving evidence to MPs on Monday.
Eurozone leaders are meeting in Brussels to try to build on a "breakthrough" summit 10 days ago that agreed to ease the pressure on highly indebted states by injecting rescue funds directly into troubled banks.
I can hear you yawn as I write this: Not that old thing again. But this is an adaption of that old film, Chariots of Fire, and it's amazingly good.