US job fears wipe 25bn off FTSE as stock markets across the world reel from grim outlook

US job fears wipe 25bn off FTSE as stock markets across the world reel from grim outlookThe number of Americans in work rose less than expected Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic slammed into reverse By Hugo Duncan PUBLISHED: 01:17 GMT, 6 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:17 GMT, 6 April 2013 Nearly 25billion was wiped off the value of Britain’s top companies yesterday as bleak jobs news in the US sent stock markets tumbling. The number of Americans in work rose by 88,000 in March – well below the 200,000 expected by analysts

City workers sparked mass brawl at Christmas party after broker discovers fiancee was cheating on him with colleague

City workers sparked mass brawl at Christmas party after broker discovers fiancee was cheating on him with colleague Robert Nicolson, 27, is accused of attacking IT worker Anthony Field at last year's Brewin Dolphin Christmas partyHis colleague Graham Sunderland also appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court | UPDATED: 23:47 GMT, 11 December 2012 A mass brawl erupted at the Christmas party of a top City investment firm after a broker discovered his fiance was cheating on him with a colleague, a court was told. Robert Nicolson, 27, is accused of attacking IT worker Anthony Field after a friend pointed him out. His actions allegedly ignited a fight that tore through staff from the prestigious financial house Brewin Dolphin.

Actor who fell to his death at Pete Doherty flat party "was probably dropped from balcony", claims Newsnight

Actor who fell to his death at Pete Doherty flat party 'was probably dropped from balcony', claim Newsnight experts | UPDATED: 18:55 GMT, 7 December 2012 Pete Doherty was at the party when Mark Blanco plunged from the balcony edge The actor who suffered fatal head injuries after falling from a balcony at a 2006 party – attended by rocker Pete Doherty – was probably dropped, forensics experts told BBC's Newsnight programme. Experts said that CCTV footage of the street outside the East London flat suggests Mark Blanco was carried and dropped over the balcony edge, and had not jumped or slipped. A coroner ruled out suicide, but three police investigations have failed to uncover the events leading up to the death.