The Rev Al Sharpton delivers the eulogy during funeral services for Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church, St Louis, Missouri, USA last night. Photograph: EPA 2:05

Family and supporters of Michael Brown last night celebrated the life of the black teenager killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, in(...)

Demonstrators protest yesterday outside of the Buzz Westfall Justice Centre where a grand jury will begin looking at the circumstances surrounding the fatal police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer on August 9th. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

The investigation into the killing by a police officer of an unarmed Missouri teenager has been thrown into uncertainty with a tussle between the sta(...)

Demonstrators hold up a sign  reflecting the protester chant of ‘Don’t shoot’ during a rally in Ferguson, Missouri, over the killing earlier this month of teenager Michael Brown.  Despite the Brown family’s continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images 1:06

Neglecting lessons of past civil disturbances such as the 1992 Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, police inflamed tensions that have fuelled more than(...)

Riot police move to clear demonstrators from a street in Ferguson, Missouri, last night. Police  fired  tear gas to disperse protesters  on the fourth night of demonstrations over the fatal shooting last weekend of an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel crowds who threw Molotov cocktails during another violent night on the streets of a St Louis suburb in t(...)

A deal with the Justice Department would remove a huge legal obstacle that has been weighing on Citibank’s share price and casting a shadow over its future. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Citigroup and the Justice Department are said to be nearing a deal that could cost the bank roughly $7 billion to settle a civil investigation into th(...)

Shares in BNP have fallen 17 per cent since it first announced a $1.1 billion provision for the fine in mid-February

The US Justice Department is expected to announce on Monday a settlement with BNP Paribas involving a record fine of nearly $9 billion over alleged US(...)

PokerStars paid $731 million in July 2012 to settle a money laundering lawsuit filed by the US Department of Justice

Canada’s Amaya Gaming Group is to buy for $4.9 billion Rational Group, which owns and operates the world’s biggest online poker company PokerStars.The(...)

Credit Suisse, Switzerland’s second largest bank, helped some 22,000 US account holders break the law by evading taxes on their secretly held Swiss de(...)

US Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, DC after Swiss bank Credit Suisse AG  pleaded guilty to conspiracy to aid and assist US taxpayers in filing false income tax returns and other documents with the IRS. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Credit Suisse became the largest bank in 20 years to plead guilty to a US criminal charge, and will pay a $2.5 billion fine to authorities for helping(...)

Brian Purcell: the secretary general of the Department of Justice may appear before an Oireachtas Committee to address criticisms of his department’s response to allegations made by Sgt Maurice McCabe. Photograph: Frank Miller.

An Oireachtas committee has requested that secretary general of the Department of Justice Brian Purcell appear before it on Thursday. It wants Mr Pu(...)