Former Anglo Irish Bank Corp. Chairman Sean Fitzpatrick was cleared on charges that he let the lender make loans to clients so they could buy shares in the company as the country entered a financial crisis.
Andy Coulson, the former editor of News Corp.’s News of the World, told a criminal court that he heard a voice mail obtained by the tabloid’s chief reporter detailing an affair involving a government minister.
Paul Flowers, the former chairman of Co-Operative Bank Plc, was charged with possession of cocaine, crystal meth and ketamine, almost a month after the lender said it would post a full-year loss of as much as 1.3 billion pounds ($2.2 billion).
Billionaire Stephen Ross’s Related Cos. new project in the sleepy end of downtown Los Angeles is designed to invigorate Grand Avenue the way its Time Warner Center helped energize New York’s Columbus Circle.
Three ex-ICAP Plc brokers accused of manipulating benchmark interest rates tied to the Japanese yen conspired with Tom Hayes, a former UBS AG and Citigroup Inc. trader who was the first to be charged in the global probe, prosecutors said.
The former managing editor of the News of the World tabloid denied conspiring to intercept voice- mail messages after being shown a series of payments he approved to the investigator at the center of News Corp.’s phone-hacking scandal.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appealed to Israelis and Palestinians to put aside their rancor and work out a peace agreement after mediation efforts failed to resolve the conflict over a scheduled prisoner release.