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  • British citizens using Guernsey to keep their money from the prying eyes of the taxman will have to declare their assets to the Treasury under an agreement designed to combat tax evasion. The Financial Times reports.

  • Bank of England’s Culture Attacked

    Bank of England Governor Mervyn King said on Thursday that the central bank was not seeking any further fall in the level of sterling which now appeared to be fairly valued.

  • Bill Gates after being ‘pied’ in 1998

    The life of a "close protection operator," charged with protecting mega-wealthy clients and giving their families peace of mind.

  • The top U.S. derivatives regulator has started internal discussions on whether the daily setting of gold and silver prices in London is open to manipulation, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • UK Heading for Recession?

    Annalisa Piazza, market economist at Newedge, discusses the state of the UK economy, the coming Budget and why she believes the next few months will test the UK's resilience to another recession.

  • Shying Away From the UK Consumer: Pro

    Stewart Richardson, partner at RMG Wealth Management, tells CNBC that the UK consumer is in a difficult place and the government must do more to help the private sector.

  • Premium G4S CEO Neil Buckles

    The security fiasco at last year's Olympic Games was a "significant distraction" for G4S but its core business has managed to avoid any long-lasting damage to its reputation, Nick Buckles CEO at G4S told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Elvira Nabiullina, Russia's economy minister

    Vladimir Putin on Tuesday chose his chief economic adviser to head Russia's central bank. She will join a small female contingent at the top table of global finance.

  • An employee monitors instant noodles along the production line

    Years of inflation in Chinese wages and freight costs have chased several US manufacturers back home from China. Now a British food producer is delivering arguably the ultimate blow to the one-time factory of the world. The FT reports.

  • Market Red Flags

    Louise Cooper of CooperCity discusses economic red flags she is seeing. "I think the UK is very bad at analyzing what's going on in Europe," she says.

  • UK Labour Party Reveals Small Business Initiative

    Tom Mackenzie speaks to the leader of the UK's main opposition party, Labour, about their plans to use small businesses to stimulate the economy.

  • The Union Jack waves over Stanley, Falklands.

    Residents of the Falkland Islands voted almost unanimously to stay under British rule in a referendum aimed at winning global sympathy as Argentina intensifies its sovereignty claim, results showed on Monday.

  • Japan's Nuclear Conundrum

    Will Pearson, director of Eurasia Group, tells CNBC that Japan has little choice economically but to move back towards nuclear power, despite strong popular resistance.

  • Prominent short-seller David Einhorn raised eyebrows last month when he popped up on Twitter to disavow that he had tweeted about Herbalife.

  • Lagos, Nigeria: A rival to Chicago and Miami for your money?

    Seven foreign hostages kidnapped last month by a Nigerian Islamist group from a construction firm's compound have been killed, the Italian and Greek Foreign Ministries said.

  • Are Women the Key to Success?

    Ed Nusbaum, CEO of Grant Thornton International, tells CNBC that there's a clear correlation between those countries with the most women in senior management positions and those with strong economic growth.

  • Companies Key to Recovery: Expert

    Henry Dixon, fund manager at Matterley Asset Management, tells CNBC why companies need to invest more to spark the economy back into life.

  • Robert Diamond

    Former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond is set to be paid about 2 million pounds ($3 million) in July, a year after he left the bank following its Libor interest rate rigging scandal.

  • Mykonos, Greece

    Tourism in Greece is bouncing back this year in an otherwise flat European market, held back by the weak economic climate, travel industry executives said.