On top of the litany of woes that have befallen Greece, comes the news that the eurozone's weakest link is also its most corrupt.
Gosh, George Osborne looks smug.
You had to feel a twinge of pity for Lord Stevenson, who was the chairman of HBOS when it went down the khazi in 2008.
Barack Obama has rejected the latest proposal from Republican leaders on how to avoid the fiscal cliff, dismissing their offer as unbalanced and based on faulty calculations.
David Cameron has pledged to campaign with “all my heart and soul” to keep Britain inside a reformed EU in an in/out referendum after he succeeded in renegotiating the terms of Britain’s EU membership.
Detectives investigating allegations of sexual abuse against the late former prime minister Sir Edward Heath are recruiting additional investigators in a sign that the criticised inquiry remains active.