The collapse of the Lehman Brothers investment bank has sparked a shakeup in Wall Street prompting fears of the worst crisis since the Great Depression. £9 billion was wiped off pensions accounting to the fifth biggest loss in a single day.
The FTSE plunged 4% at a cost of thousands of jobs in America and Britain as mortgages are expected to rise. Pre-empting the crash this September, Lehman's total debts at the end of May were £342 billion. The true aftermath is not yet known for the British and world market but the Halifax Bank reported a 22% drop in the FTSE 100 just two days after.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
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