On Tuesday, the US was the latest nation to follow Gordon Brown's blueprint for rescuing banks.
Prime Minister Brown unveiled an $87 billion plan Wednesday to buttress British banks. Hailed by some European leaders, credit markets responded tepidly.
Three major lenders were rescued on Monday as the global credit crisis spread.
London and New York stopped a practice seen as pushing stocks down. But some say short-sellers are merely scapegoats.
The court ruled that, by shutting down the plant, the activists were preventing greater property damage from climate change.
A growing number of lawmakers are calling for energy companies to pay for fuel costs borne by poor Britons.
In an emergency session Monday, European Union leaders threatened to postpone talks on a pact with Russia unless Russian troops pull back from positions in Georgia.
The war broadened Monday as Russian troops moved beyond rebel provinces into Georgia proper.