BREAKING NEWS

2008-12-12

Business

HBOS reveals debt worsening

More bad news from Britain’s Halifax Bank of Scotland. Britain’s biggest mortgage lender says bad debts and other charges jumped by two thirds in the

Business

More cuts at Bank of America

Bank of America has announced plans to slash as many as 35,000 jobs over the next three years as it wraps up its takeover of Merrill Lynch. The bank

Culture

MGMT live up to hype

MGMT entered 2008 as a band to watch. At the end of the year it looks like the New York-based electro art rockers have not only lived up to the hype

World

Fresh clashes in Athens

Athens has seen its seventh day of rioting. Despite a night of relative calm across Greece, fresh violence broke out after a peaceful demonstration