Three people have died including the 50-year old hostage taker and four were injured after police stormed Lindt chocolate cafe in Sydney's central business district following a 16-hour siege, New South Wales police said at a press conference.
Figures out today show that while passenger numbers keep on growing, our satisfaction with London Underground has increased, while delays keep on dropping. Can this be the London Underground we know and love?
Former Blackrock managing director Jonathan Burrows - who was today banned from working in the regulated financial industry - has said the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has "more profound wrongdoing than mine" to deal with.
Blackrock managing director and serial train fare-dodger Jonathan Burrows has been banned from performing “any function in relation to any regulated activities” by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
The fall in house prices in England is accelerating, with prices in some regions falling by five digits. The national drop of almost £9,000 (to £258,424) is the largest ever when measured in pounds, according to new data from Rightmove.
Oil prices could fall as low as $40 a barrel and the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) will still refuse to cut production, according to United Arab Emirates’ energy minister Suhail Al-Mazrouei.
THEY ARE a sight that children dream of seeing, with a sleigh in tow, on Christmas Eve. But Britain’s only reindeer herd can usually be found in The Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, where Danny Alexander was once press officer.
If you happen to stroll down to Threadneedle Street in the early hours of tomorrow morning and find a hive of activity do not be alarmed – it’s just the start of the Bank of England’s inaugural stress tests results.
ONLY one quarter of UK citizens trust the government to manage the public finances, according to survey data released today by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and consultants PricewaterhouseCoopers.