LONDON (Reuters) - British lenders who focus on the domestic market outpaced a flat FTSE 100 index on Friday after strong results from Royal Bank of Scotland and solid economic output data.
LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Britain's BSkyB has agreed to pay $9 billion (5.3 billion pound) to buy Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, taking its hunt for growth into Europe by creating a media powerhouse with 20 million customers.
The Government last night unexpectedly shut down a �120million scheme set up to help households make their homes more energy efficient after strong demand meant funds were exhausted in just six weeks.
London's Tube network will accept contactless payment cards from 16 September, Transport for London has announced. The cards, which are already issued as standard by all banks, will work for pay-as-you-go fares and eliminate the need for users to top up ...
Royal Mail has hinted at legal action unless regulator Ofcom stops rival TNT Post UK "cherry-picking" its most lucrative mail delivery services.