Good morning and welcome back. Today we’ll avoid the news from the Stock Exchange and from the present economic forecast, and instead draw attention the main events of this week in London.
28th October – the banks will appeal a ruling that the Office of Fair Trading had the power to challenge their fees for unauthorised overdrafts.
1st November – the Competition Commission gives its provisional view on Kangaroo, the proposed multi-broadcaster video-on-demand service that will join BBC, ITV and Channel 4, allowing Google and Apple to become dominant Media Businesses.
25th October-22nd March – The Royal Academy hosts the Exhibition Byzantium 330 – 1453, 1,000 years of history, 300 objects.
30th October – Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire will close The Times BFI 52nd London Film Festival.
31st October – Daniel Craig returns for the second time as James Bond in Quantum of Solace.