Britons spend more on drugs and prostitutes than on beer and wine, the first official study of money spent on "illegal" activities has found.
British retailer Next warned yesterday it will have to lower profit forecasts if unusually warm autumn weather continues and shoppers don't buy winter clothing, denting shares across the sector.
Just when good news was starting to flow again out of Ireland, along comes the European Commission to spoil the celebrations. The Irish economy is growing strongly after its three-year, �67bn bailout.
LONDON (Reuters) - A new trough in euro zone inflation pushed the euro to a two-year low on Tuesday, leaving the dollar on course for its biggest quarterly gain in six years and world stocks facing their largest drop since the peak of the euro crisis.
RBS subsidiary Ulster Bank is set to record net provision releases of about �300 million. Frank Miller/The Irish Times. Topics: Business · Financial Services · Banking · Ross Mcewan · Ulster · Bank of America Merrill Lynch · RBS · Royal Bank of Scotland ...