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".
Stocks declined and both Treasury-bond yields and the dollar rose sharply, all signs of market unease, after Mr. Bernanke repeated his May comments that the Fed this year could begin trimming the size of its monthly debt purchases.
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.