David Cameron failed to raise Google's tax affairs when he met the company's chairman Eric Schmidt in Downing Street yesterday, it has emerged.
The FTSE 100 closed at its highest level for 13 years today as investors continued to plough into shares. The London blue-chip index closed above its pre-financial crisis high of 6,732.4 hit in June 2007 at 6,755.6 today.
Shares in FirstGroup plunged 30 per cent on Monday as investors balked at a �615m rights issue and the scrapping of its dividend.
Households struggling with rising costs were told in no uncertain terms today to expect the squeeze on their incomes to continue for the foreseeable future as the influential Ernst & Young ITEM Club warned above target inflation would be a fact of life for at ...
Swiss-based Glencore, Vitol and Gunvor have all been asked for details, although they are not thought to be under investigation themselves.