The tabloids and other papers may be happy with the Shannon Matthews/ Scarlet Keeling stories, but really in terms of all of us there is only one story in town.
Bear Stearns has become a US Northern Rock. This is going to hit the markets all week for starters and set off a new herd of bears to visit all parts of the world. Sadly it also guarantees a US recession and with it a probable UK one. Apart from this there are some interesting long-term developments and reactions to the UK Budget non-event.
How Bear Stearns collapsed - worth a read for the full background
Goldmans hit by new write-downs - Even the masters of the universe are in trouble.
Dollar in freefall - Will the central banks act to support the dollar? Don't bet on it, this is a key policy of the US at the moment.
Northern Wreck next stage - Danish bank complains about unfair competition, the first of many no doubt.
City airport expansion - It bids for Southend airport, eyeing all business class expansion.
Airlines gang up on BAA - Ferrovial will live to regret its purchase, even if a break-up allows it to gain some value.
Countrywide problems - Estate agent in real trouble, this is a much bigger story than it first seems. As the agencies collapse the signal the future of the housing market in the UK, whatever the Government or cheerleaders say.
Budget summary - How has it affected you?
Dubai expansion - Sovergein funds to cash in whilst the chips are down in the West
Shell off again - Reserves down due to global turmoil in the physical sense.