LONDON Aug 21 (Reuters) - Britain enjoyed its best July on record for car exports, an industry body said on Thursday, as production rose by nearly 3 percent year-on-year thanks to new models and strong sales of top-end vehicles.
LONDON: Bank of England (BoE) policymakers broke ranks over interest rates for the first time in three years this month, when two unexpectedly voted to tighten policy and revived speculation about a 2014 rate increase.
... * China Aug factory activity slowed to 3-month low. * New orders and output sub-indices cooled. * Survey adds to concerns about softness in economy.
ALEX Salmond will today face fresh questions on his economic case for independence after the oil tycoon Sir Ian Wood warned dwindling North Sea reserves would start to damage the economy and cost jobs within 15 years.
Britain's growing legion of self-employed workers are older, work harder and are paid less than the rest of the workforce, official analysis has revealed.