Britain's biggest banks are plotting a rearguard action against a Government proposal that could force them to share branches in areas affected by future closures.
SAN FRANCISCO - Marissa Mayer, chief executive of Yahoo, said on Tuesday that the Internet company would spin off its 15.4 percent stake in Alibaba, China's leading e-commerce company, into a separate company.
The UK's biggest banks were last night accused of being 'fundamentally corrupt' after selling worthless insurance to up to two million customers.
ASHTEAD Technology, the Aberdeen-based oil services firm, expects to increase sales and profits in spite of the plunge in oil prices.
Scotch whisky contributes almost �5bn to the UK economy and supports more than 40,000 jobs, according to research commissioned by the industry.