The number of house sales across Scotland "faltered" in December, according to a report. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) found the number of potential new house buyers in December 2016 was only "marginally positive".
Pearson chief executive John Fallon is under mounting pressure as investors in the education giant backed its board to oust him if necessary in the wake of a profit warning that sent the shares plunging to their lowest level in 14 years.
Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show unemployment stood at 139,000, although it was down 12,000 over the year.
Jan 19 (Reuters) - Gold prices on Thursday held on to their losses from the previous session, when they fell 1 percent on a strong dollar, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen advocated lifting U.S.
Thousands of EE customers are still owed money by the mobile phone giant after it was fined �2.7million for an overcharging scandal.