Dec 5 (Reuters) - British bus and rail operator FirstGroup is expected to appoint Aviva's John McFarlane as its next chairman, replacing company founder Martin Gilbert, Sky News reported.
David Cameron has piled on pressure on China to stamp out the illegal trade in ivory. He invited President Xi Jinping to a conference on the crisis to be hosted by Prince William.
As RBS/NatWest customers were hit by another outage, questions about the governance and security of the bank's IT systems are being asked.
George Osborne launched a defence of the �huge contribution� made by the wealthy to public services as he embarked on a �7bn crackdown on tax planning to ensure �those with the most pay the most�.
Bruno Guillon, chief executive of Mulberry, hit out at the level of discounting on the British high street as the luxury goods group announced a 28 per cent fall in first half pre-tax profit.