Doomsday Clock nears midnight: Scientists warn we’re as close to destruction as we were during the worst days of the Cold War.
Leon Brittan, former home secretary, dies aged 75.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah dies aged 90.
Ebola vaccine shipped to Liberia.
Homeless moved for pope’s visit.
Sponsors ditch scandal-hit Fifa.
Drunk air passenger who forced Virgin flight to turn around ordered to pay £26,000.
Doing the rounds at Davos this week
Q/ How many economists does it
take to change a lightbulb?
A/ None. If it was broken, the
market would have fixed it.
The UK-based accountancy and business advisory firm appointed Fiona Raistrick and Richard Weighell partners in its financial services team.
EVERCORE PARTNERS INC
The advisory firm appointed Steven Todrys as a senior adviser to its investment banking business.
FIFTH STREET FINANCE CORP
The financial services company promoted President Todd Owens to chief executive following the resignation of Leonard Tannenbaum.
The tax-efficient investment specialist appointed Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc executive Katherine Woodfine as an investment analyst.