WHEN George Osborne, Britain's chancellor, addressed Parliament in November on the state of the public finances, he pulled a huge rabbit of a hat.
Npower has become the fourth major energy supplier to cut its gas prices this winter, with its 5.2% reduction due to come into effect on 28 March.
A former bank boss has come up with a dramatic proposal to cut financial crime and tax evasion in the UK by scrapping the most valuable banknotes.
India has consolidated its lead as the world's fastest-growing large economy, with real gross domestic product officially rising 7.3 per cent in the final quarter of last year compared with the same period of 2014, according to official data.
LONDON The yen surged by half a percent against the dollar on Monday as worry over Europe's banks drove capital to the safety of the Japanese currency.