HSBC Private Bank’s Geneva premises, where a search was taking place earlier this week. Swiss prosecutors are searching offices of the Geneva subsidiary of HSBC bank in an inquiry relating to alleged money-laundering. Photograph: Harold Cunningham/Getty Images

The Daily Telegraph has said it “makes no apology” for its coverage of allegations that banking giant HSBC promoted tax avoidance schemes.The newspape(...)

A woman poses behind a sign displaying the message 'Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead!' as she celebrates the death of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in Brixton last week. Photograph: Danny E. Martindale/Getty Images

'Ding Dong', the song which critics of Margaret Thatcher had hoped would top the British singles chart, reached number two this week. As(...)