Gmail users have no 'reasonable expectation' that their emails are confidential, Google has said in a court filing.
HSBC has already been fined £1.2bn for breaching money-laundering rules and Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays hit with major penalties for rigging Libor, but over the past two weeks Britain's major banks have warned shareholders of the wide range of investigations they still face that could lead to even more fines.
Theatre producer Cameron Mackintosh has lost a $2.
GlaxoSmithKline has briefed criminal investigators from the Serious Fraud Office on its activities in China as chief executive Sir Andrew Witty prepares to face a questions this week over bribery and corruption allegations in one of the its fastest growing markets.
The Serious Fraud Office has charged two brokers with conspiracy to defraud as part of its ongoing investigation into the rigging of Libor.
As Barack Obama tweeted: "Something special is happening in Austin tonight."
The former chief executive of Enron, jailed for his role in the collapse of the energy giant, could be free before the end of the decade after he was given a shorter sentence as a result of an agreement with prosecutors.
The UK was embarrassingly late to the Libor scandal.
Russell Brand is, just as he likes it, all over the headlines.
A City banker was sacked from her £150,000-a-year job after her boss discovered she was suing her old bank for sexual discrimination, a tribunal has heard.
The US attorney accused of hounding internet activist Aaron Swartz to his death has responded by saying that her office's actions were "appropriate", and that she had only been seeking a six-month sentence in "a low-security setting" rather than the 30 years' jail that his actions might have attracted.
In the small room above the Hillsborough Justice Campaign shop in Anfield, Kenny Derbyshire is used to meeting strangers. "Survivors still turn up out of the blue. They'll stand there, numb, unable to speak and break down in tears. This city is still suffering, until we get the truth no one can move on."