Dec 5 (Reuters) - British bus and rail operator FirstGroup is expected to appoint Aviva's John McFarlane as its next chairman, replacing company founder Martin Gilbert, Sky News reported.
RAIL fare increases in England will rise in line with inflation, meaning people in Scotland using cross-border services will see prices go up 3.1% next month instead of the planned 4.1%.
U.K. stocks were little changed after four days of declines as investors awaited interest-rate decisions from the Bank of England and European Central Bank.
David Cameron could scarcely have crouched any lower during this week's visit to China. For his compatriots, the British prime minister's enthusiastic self-abasement was, well, embarrassing.
The FCA has ordered Royal Bank of Scotland to carry out a past business review following claims the bank put viable businesses into default so it could make more profit.