WHEN George Osborne, Britain's chancellor, addressed Parliament in November on the state of the public finances, he pulled a huge rabbit of a hat.
Npower has become the fourth major energy supplier to cut its gas prices this winter, with its 5.2% reduction due to come into effect on 28 March.
High-value notes are the currency of choice for top criminals and scrapping them would disrupt their business, a report finds. 15:53, UK, Monday 08 February 2016.
India has consolidated its lead as the world's fastest-growing large economy, with real gross domestic product officially rising 7.3 per cent in the final quarter of last year compared with the same period of 2014, according to official data.
15:30 GMT Wall Street stocks are falling while industrial and financial shares are leading a sharp sell-off in Europe, as worries about the darkening outlook for global growth spread across global markets.