South China Morning Post
Financial exchange regulators use computers to crack traders' code
Regulators trying to translate exchange dealers' clever chat into plain English as they probe whether they are colluding to rig key rates While most people wouldn't understand the question, this is common vernacular for London currency traders active in the daily 4 o'clock "fixing" of global reference exchange rates.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Man About Town: Ride a mechanical bull on live TV? All in a day's work
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A new future with concrete and chips: Tech entrepreneurs honoured by...
The collapse of the banking sector in 2008 showed just how reliant the British economy had become on the City of London for growth, jobs and general prosperity.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Ukip party leader spoke about drugs, booze and his hated European Union in an exclusive interview in the boozer.
Real Clear Politics
Is the West Powerless to Stop Russia?
As the situation in Ukraine rapidly spins out of control, various Western leaders have stepped up their verbal warnings to Russia.
Skanska Builds Office Property in London, UK, for GBP 95 M, about SEK 1 Billion
Skanska has signed a contract with developer Helical Bar to build the commercial development Creechurch Place in London, UK.
Maidstone-based Watchfinder secures A 1m funding from HSBC to double...
Specialist pre-owned luxury watch retailer WatchFinder has secured a 1m funding package from HSBC to help double its stock holding.
Why the Tories can't declare that the living standards crisis is over
Today is the day that George Osborne and his Treasury team have been waiting for.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Top 20 most watched investment trusts: Investors hunt dividend heroes and big hitters
Bigger is not always better when it comes to choosing investment trusts, data from the industry's trade body has revealed.
Currency probe drives bank demand for Big Brother software
While most people wouldn't understand the question, this is common vernacular for London currency traders active in the daily 4 o'clock "fixing" of global reference exchange rates.
Bank of America: the good, the bad and the ugly
But there are two silver linings. The bank's shares slumped over 3% on the net loss of $276 million, or 5 cents a share, compared with earnings of $3.4 billion, or 29 cents, in the fourth quarter, and $1.5 billion, or 10 cents, a year earlier.
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
Police review procedures after A 660,000 Water Park fraud
FRAUD handling methods have been reviewed by Gloucestershire Police following the release of a report into corruption in the Cotswold Water Park, which found failings in the police.
Video: Family of hit-and-run victim Christopher Ritchie demand justice
The family of a hit-and-run victim are calling for the law to be rewritten as the hunt for his killer continues.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
South China Morning Post
Three cheers for Hong Kong's new companies law
Hong Kong now has a company law that has caught up with the modern realities of doing business.
Cold callers break Hilda's heart every time they call to ask for her dead husband
Hilda Gaddum always rushes to answer the phone. As a long-serving Conservative councillor she is anxious not to miss any calls from the people living in her ward in Macclesfield, Cheshire.
Russia's VTB in talks with Bank of England to resolve dispute over UK arm
Russia's No.2 bank VTB is in talks to resolve a dispute with the Bank of England over demands made on its UK business that the bank's CEO suggested could be politically motivated in the light of the West's standoff with Russia over Ukraine.
Recorder virtuoso performs with the English Chamber Orchestra at The Hexagon
Charlotte Barbour-Condini, from Stoke Newington in North London, made history by being the first recorder player to win the BBC Young Musician Woodwind Final An award-winning young musician will be showcasing an instrument many people only associate with their primary school days at The Hexagon next week.
Russia warned over Ukraine stance
Russia faces a long-term deterioration in its relations with the rest of the world - with serious consequences for its economy - if it continues to de-stabilise Ukraine, Foreign Secretary William Hague has said.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
6 ways to celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday
Tea rooms serve cream-loaded scones as big as burgers and ale is pumped in 600-year-old pubs.
Metro UK News
Blackmail gangs target teen boys for online abuse, police warn
Victims say they were persuaded to remove clothes on camera - only to discover their new 'friends' were fraudsters threatening to broadcast videos unless they were given cash.