Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) said its customer complaints were down by a quarter in the first six months of 2014, as cases of mis-sold loan insurance declined.
Bonus payments rose 4.9% to �40.5bn in the year to April 2014, driven by the private sector, the Office for National Statistics said on Friday.
Boris Johnson has sent a strong signal that he will not surrender over �Boris Island�, a new hub airport in the Thames Estuary, despite expectations that the scheme will be shelved for good by the Airports Commission next week.
FRANKFURT�-Europe's struggle to prevent ultralow inflation from derailing an already fragile economic recovery grew even more challenging as consumer prices weakened to a five-year low in August.
Image Average house prices in England and Wales increased 1.7% last month compared with June to reach �175,653, according to the latest official data from the Land Registry.