China test-launches 3D TV channel


China's state broadcaster has test-launched a 3D television channel, state media said, in a bid to draw viewers and drive consumption by encouraging people to upgrade to 3D-capable sets.

Banks Scrap Foreign Currency Exchange Fees

Five of the UK's biggest banks and other credit card companies have agreed to scrap some of the fees travellers are hit with when buying foreign currency.

The firms have also pledged to display other charges more clearly in their monthly and annual statements.

Why the euro turkey is well and truly stuffed

As George Osborne prepares his response to the Vickers report on banking reform (the Chancellor is expected to make a Commons statement this afternoon), there? a growing sense in the City that while Britain upgrades its sprinkler system, a fireball has already engulfed our neighbours.