Retail sales climbed at their strongest pace for 11 months in November as the high street was boosted by the �Black Friday� surge, official figures showed today.
More from the Reuters interview with Alexis Tsipras, who said he would indeed cancel austerity programmes agreed by the current government if his Syriza party is elected, but would negotiate debt relief with its lenders.
British Airways' parent company confirmed on Thursday that it had attempted a takeover of smaller Irish airline Aer Lingus that would have given it valuable extra slots at London's Heathrow airport.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen restored clarity to the central bank's monetary policy plans, saying it was on course to raise interest rates, though not right away, after officials issued a statement that some Fed-watchers found confusing.
North Sea oil and gas tycoon and government adviser Sir Ian Wood has said around 10 per cent of jobs may go, while Robin Allan, chairman of the independent explorers' association Brindex and Premier Oil executive, said today that at current oil prices it is ...