Continued growth in the coffee chain boosts the revenue for Whitbread, which also owns the Premier Inn group. 7:40am UK, Tuesday 10 December 2013.
Alex Salmond and his Cabinet are to be questioned on their blueprint for independence by hundreds of representatives from civil Scotland.
Royal Mail workers will receive a three-year pay rise worth around 9% and legally-binding employment protections under a 'landmark' agreement.
George Osborne's claim that household disposable incomes are higher than at the start of the financial crisis is �inconceivable�, according to the Government's fiscal watchdog.
Chartered surveyors have said that house prices are likely to continue "surging ahead" into the new year. A survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics), found that more surveyors expected prices to rise than at any time in the last 14 years.