AUSTERITY Chancellor George Osborne's bragging about supposed Tory �economic responsibility� was exposed as hot air yesterday after official figures confirmed he is firmly on course to miss government debt and borrowing targets.
The pay-TV giant Sky has been hit by a revolt over pay as 55 per cent of independent shareholders failed to back the remuneration report.
Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank (ECB), says it must drive inflation higher quickly, and will broaden asset-purchase program if needed.
The board of Salamander Energy is set to recommend a takeover of the oil explorer for about �100 million less than it was offered in a rival bid that was withdrawn this week.
Fuller Smith & Turner, the London-based brewer and pub company, reported strong half-year results with food sales driving growth as more people head to pubs to eat out.