The owner of B&Q ditches DIY by relinquishing control of its loss-making operation in China to another retailer. 09:48, UK, Monday 22 December 2014.
The rouble crisis has had a nasty knock-on effect on one of the USSR's former satellite states, the Republic of Belarus. Last night, Belarusians found they were blocked from using various internet shopping sites.
A prominent member of the Bank of England's interest-rate setting committee has predicted a rise in pay for Britons and more permanent jobs being created amid a stronger economic recovery.
LONDON (Reuters) - British companies plan to cautiously relax their grip on pay in 2015, but rises will be limited by higher costs for holiday pay and workplace pensions, as well as weak productivity growth, the Confederation of British Industry said on Monday ...
The domination of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) over the global energy market has come to an end, according to a former head of the oil cartel.