World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz will today testify before the panel of directors investigating his conduct.
He was found to have arranged a large pay rise for his girlfriend leading to calls for his resignation - Financial Times
More than 70 families were unable to return to their homes yesterday after the strongest earthquake to hit Britain in five years left their properties unsafe. The 4.3 magnitude tremor - the epicentre of which was pinpointed to a spot 12km off Dover in the English Channel - was felt across the South-east at 8.19am on Saturday morning, and damaged 474 properties in Folkestone and Canterbury, Kent - The Independent
Britain's beaches were busy yesterday as the hottest April on record drew to a close. Bournemouth beach saw temperatures of 23 degrees C while the south-west of England was even hotter with temperatures of 24.5 degrees C. Stewart Wortley, a forecaster for the Met Office, said April was expected to be the hottest and driest in many areas since records began in 1772. The Independent