FSA HAD CONCERNS OVER BARCLAYS CULTURE -
SPAIN OPENS BANKIA FRAUD PROBE -
SCIENTISTS BASK IN 'GOD PARTICLE' DISCOVERY -
FIAT WARNS ANOTHER ITALIAN PLANT AT RISK -
SANY JOB CUTS SIGNAL CHINESE SLOWDOWN -
WELLS FARGO TAKES LEAD IN BANK LOBBYING -
ETIHAD PLEDGES TO HOLD ON TO AER LINGUS STAKE -
VW TO BUY REST OF PORSCHE FOR BILLIONS -
FSA HAD CONCERNS OVER BARCLAYS CULTURE
The UK's financial regulator, the FSA, had concerns about
cultural failings at Barclays under former chief
executive Bob Diamond four months before the Libor revelations.
SPAIN OPENS BANKIA FRAUD PROBE
Spain's high court has opened a probe into Rodrigo Rato who
was until recently chairman of Bankia, the lender at
the forefront of Spain's banking crisis.
SCIENTISTS BASK IN 'GOD PARTICLE' DISCOVERY
Physicists at Cern, the European nuclear research centre in
Geneva, on Wednesday announced the discovery of the long-sought
Higgs boson, known as the "god particle".
FIAT WARNS ANOTHER ITALIAN PLANT AT RISK
Fiat's chief executive said the carmaker may need
to close another plant in Italy if the company does not secure
more flexibility from workers unions.
SANY JOB CUTS SIGNAL CHINESE SLOWDOWN
Sany Group, China's biggest maker of
construction machines by revenues, has started cutting its
workforce in a sign of slowing growth in the world's
WELLS FARGO TAKES LEAD IN BANK LOBBYING
Wells Fargo spends more on lobbying from its
Washington office than any rival, paying millions of dollars to
influence mortgage rules.
ETIHAD PLEDGES TO HOLD ON TO AER LINGUS STAKE
Etihad Airways is not willing to sell its 2 percent stake in
the Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus, which is subject to
a takeover bid by Ryanair.
VW TO BUY REST OF PORSCHE FOR BILLIONS
Volkswagen has agreed to buy the other half of
Porsche's carmaking operations that it does not