I hate shopping. My kids used to beg me not to take them to the supermarket because I became so grouchy when I couldn't find some critical item.
Standard Chartered's credit rating has been downgraded by Standard & Poor's for the first time in 20 years because of a downturn in the group's performance and concerns over its rising exposure to credit losses.
Ofgem has fined North Yorkshire-based Drax with a �28million penalty, the largest ever handed down by the regulator. It has also fined generation firm InterGen �11million.
The refusal of Saudi Arabia and its OPEC allies to curb crude oil output in the face of plummeting prices has set the energy world on a painful course that will leave the weakest behind, from governments to U.S.
United Biscuits is to cut the 680-strong workforce at its McVitie's factory in Glasgow by almost a quarter. The firm said 202 jobs were under threat at its Tollcross site although some could apply for 36 new posts, leaving a net reduction of 166 workers.