By David Brett. LONDON | Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:05am BST. LONDON (Reuters) - UK stocks were dealt a double-blow early on Thursday after the U.S.
LONDON, June 20 | Thu Jun 20, 2013 4:49am EDT. LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - British retail sales rebounded much more than expected in May, lifted by discounting at supermarkets and online shopping, official data showed on Thursday.
PARIS - Shares in Eurotunnel which operates the under-sea tunnel between France and England fell by 4.47 percent on Thursday after the European Commission pressed for a cut in prices charged to run trains on the route.
Sebastian James, Dixons' chief executive, said the chain had experienced a "tablet explosion" last Christmas and, given that less than a third of British households have a tablet, there is "lots of road left in this particular product".
The Scottish first minister has backed a break-up of RBS to split its risky investment bank from its mainstream retail and business lending arm.