Oct 24, 2012
The maker of London’s famed black cabs has filed for bankruptcy protection. Recession, quality issues and competition have hit profits.
Aug 14, 2012
Now that the Games are over, small businesses in London are complaining of losses in their books.
Aug 10, 2012
London Olympics go smoothly despite trademark British glumness heading into them.
Aug 9, 2012
The scandal over British bank Standard Chartered is taking some interesting turns. This week New York's financial regulator charged the bank with concealing transactions for Iranian clients -- breaking U.S. sanctions against Iran. Standard Chartered could lose its New York license, which would be devastating.
Jul 25, 2012
The Olympics get underway later this week but the games have already started. People are betting on all things Olympic from the usual bets, like who will win certain events to less usual bets.
Jul 24, 2012
The 2012 Olympic Games begin in London on Friday, but already a venerable Olympic sport is well underway: The Brits are arguing about the costs and benefits of an event which has so far set them back at least $15 billion.
Jul 23, 2012
The London Olympics will put Britain's capital in the spotlight, but some wonder how much of a payoff the Games bring in the long-term.
Jul 20, 2012
Fears are growing in London that the Olympics may not start smoothly. The union representing border agents at Heathrow airport is planning to go on strike a day before the ceremonies begin.
Jul 19, 2012
According to the Financial Times newspaper, four big European banks have joined Barclays in the not-so-prestigious club of financial institutions being investigated for rigging a benchmark lending rate called LIBOR.
Jul 12, 2012
The British government says it will have to deploy an extra 3,500 soldiers to protect the Olympic Games after a private security contractor abruptly said it would fall short.