Dubai shares see biggest fall since 2009 on Syria worries

Shares in Dubai's stock markets have fallen by around seven per cent as worries about intervention in nearby Syria spook investors. That's their biggest single day drop since November 2009, when the country was in the midst of a debt crisis.

The possibility of military action has worried traders across the globe, with many now expecting MPs to be recalled early as Downing Street's rhetoric becomes more aggressive.