Port of Dover. Shortfall between exports and imports widened from �8.6bn in the third quarter to �10.4bn. Photograph: Graham Mitchell / Barcroft Media.
The chief executive of Google, Sundar Pichai, has been awarded $199m (�138m) in shares, a regulatory filing has revealed. It makes him the highest-paid chief executive in the US.
Asian share markets were scorched on Tuesday as stability concerns put a torch to European bank stocks and sent investors stampeding to only the safest of safe-haven assets.
Sales growth at Waitrose stalled at the beginning of the year, as the race for new shoppers in the grocery market remained as tight as ever.
Crude oil prices have spiralled lower in January with what the IEA called "brimming stockpiles" pushing global benchmarks below USD 30 a barrel.