UN: chemical weapons used in Syria.
Iran comes in from the cold.
Iraq: 53 die as violence continues.
Muslim family’s fury after Morrisons sold them cheese and onion pasty with non-halal meat in it… then offered them ALCOHOL as an apology.
Russian man shot in quarrel over Kant’s philosophy.
Who is the creepy clown terrifying the people of Northampton?
US woman woman wins right to keep her Hawaiian name, Janice Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele.
Grand Theft Auto V released.
At least 12 die in Washington shooting.
Costa Concordia ‘off the reef’.
Heinz ketchup sales in freefall.
First Capital Connect fined £75,000 as 800 passengers are left stranded.
Man fights off robbers with shoes.
DANSKE BANK A/S First Capital Connect fined £75,000 as 800 passengers are left stranded.
Denmark’s biggest bank ousted its chief executive Eivind Kolding after one and a half years in the job and said it needed a CEO with stronger banking qualifications.
CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG
James Leigh-Pemberton, chief executive of Credit Suisse’s British arm, will be appointed the new head of UK Financial Investments on Monday, according to a Credit Suisse internal memo seen by Reuters.
DBS GROUP HOLDINGS LTD
Southeast Asia’s biggest bank said it hired Jerry Tse from Macquarie as the chief executive of its investment banking unit, DBS Asia Capital. Tse, who will be based in Hong Kong, will succeed Stephen Ho as CEO of DBS Asia Capital in November.
BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORP
The bank appointed Alex Buerge as head of investments and managing director for its separately managed accounts business, which is expected to launch by the end of the year. Buerge, who will be based in Hong Kong, will report to A.J. Harper, president and chief executive of BNY Mellon’s Asia-Pacific managed accounts business.
BLUEBAY ASSET MANAGEMENT LLP
The asset management company, which specializes in fixed income and alternative investments, said it appointed Richard Blake as director of sales – alternatives with immediate effect. Based in London, Blake will focus on building BlueBay’s alternative investments business, which is the division handling investments in assets other than stocks, bonds and cash.
The investment firm, which focuses solely on Asia, appointed Simon Dale as senior vice president and head of European business development, based in London. Dale will be responsible for directing the company’s business development and client service activities in the UK and Europe.
The independent investment trust group appointed David Harris as marketing manager. Harris joined from Morgan Stanley, where he held associate positions in the foreign exchange corporate sales team and senior relationship management division.