George Osborne could miss his target to create an overall surplus by 2020 if he does not increase petrol duty, an influential think tank warned today.
Another major supplier trims its standard gas tariff but the reduction will not take effect until the end of the winter. 10:39, UK, Monday 08 February 2016.
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 overtaken China as the fastest growing major economy in the world, expanding by 7.3pc at the end of 2015 and cementing its position as one of the sole bright spots in a flailing global economy.
The gas fields will extract enough energy from more than a mile under the surface to power two cities the size of Birmingham. 14:40, UK, Monday 08 February 2016.