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 and gangsta rap are two things you wouldn't expect to find in the same sentence, let alone the same building. But, just occasionally, truth defies expectation. The PM, it has emerged, recently played host to Dr Dre – heavyweight producer, mentor to Eminem, and one-time member of hip-hop collective Niggaz Wit Attitudes (NWA), whose hits include Straight Outta Compton and Fuck tha Police.
Talks between the White House and congressional Republican leaders over the pending fiscal crisis have hit the buffers, with no sign of compromise on either side and with just 29 days to go before the advent of automatic spending cuts and tax increases that economists say could propel the US into another recession.
A majority of business leaders will be voting in favour of Britain staying inside the European Union after David Cameron’s deal, according to two new surveys.
Boris Johnson has transformed the terms of the EU referendum debate by announcing that he is to throw his weight behind the campaign to take Britain out of the EU.