Convicted Lockerbie bomber Megrahi is expected to be fêted by Libya's Qaddafi as he marks one year since his release on compassionate medical grounds from the UK. Questions have risen about a possible BP role in pushing for the release.
Robert Dudley – the first American to run BP – is winning plaudits, even in the UK. In the early days of the BP oil spill, there were nationalist grumblings in Britain about their largest company being ganged up on in the US. But after missteps by BP CEO Tony Hayward, some say new boss Robert Dudley may be just what the company needs.
World markets responded positively Monday to new initiatives emerging from meetings in Washington and Paris.
London and New York stopped a practice seen as pushing stocks down. But some say short-sellers are merely scapegoats.
Markets from London to Tokyo fell on the news of Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy.