Daily Archives: December 12, 2013

Mass protests continue in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, against the government of President Viktor Yanukovych. The government had refused to sign an association agreement with the European Union, apparently in favor of closer ties to Russia. Neil Buckley, east Europe editor, and Roman Olearchyk, Kiev correspondent, join Gideon Rachman to discuss the still-volatile situation.

 

More scandalous behaviour at Britain’s leading banks. Why southeast Asia could be worth looking at for adventurous investors. And why wealthy foreigners are still buying UK property to rent out.