About 100 police officers stood at attention as the casket of one of their own, Sean Collier, was loaded into a hearse under a gray drizzle, after his sister remembered a toddler who couldn’t let go of a threadbare blue teddy bear.
I can’t think of any better way to celebrate the arrival of spring than by spending 90 exhilarating minutes with “The Last Five Years,” Jason Robert Brown’s giddily sorrowful eulogy for a brief marriage.
The U.K. Financial Services Authority will be swept away next week after nearly 16 years, replaced by two new regulators with greater powers to intrude into banks’ business models, ban sales of financial products and name and shame suspects.
Vicky Pryce, the ex-wife of former U.K. Energy Secretary Chris Huhne, was found guilty of perverting the course of justice after taking points on her driving license for a speeding offense Huhne committed.
Citigroup Inc., whose $285 million settlement with U.S. regulators over a collapsed collateralized debt obligation was faulted by a federal judge as too lenient, may have to pay more money to avoid admitting it did anything wrong, said lawyers following the case.
Silvio Berlusconi, fighting criminal charges that he paid a minor for sex, gained in opinion polls as a series of television interviews placed the three-time premier once again at the center of the Italian political debate.
Lawyers for Goldman Sachs Group Inc. will face Lorin Reisner, the deputy director of enforcement for the Securities and Exchange Commission , in the agency’s lawsuit over the bank’s use of subprime mortgage-backed securities.