Holland & Barrett, the UK's biggest health food retailer, is being bought by a Russian billionaire for �1.8bn. L1 Retail, a fund controlled by Mikhail Fridman, is buying the 1,150-store chain from Carlyle, the US private equity firm, the Financial ...
Business confidence has jumped to an 18-month high, but companies are having trouble recruiting skilled workers, according to a new survey.
Video has emerged of bewildered passengers suffering severe turbulence on an AirAsia flight that was forced to turn back after leaving Perth, following what may have been engine failure.
Royal Bank of Scotland is cutting 443 UK jobs dealing with business loans as it shifts many of the roles to India. The state-owned bank said it was moving the jobs, which help to handle loans for small businesses, as part of an ongoing cost-cutting drive.
Italy has moved to shore up confidence in its fragile banking system after agreeing to pump €5bn of taxpayers' money into two failed mid-sized banks while handing their good assets to Intesa Sanpaolo, the country's strongest lender.