Nearly �115billion has been wiped off the value of Britain's leading companies since the start of August in the worst month for savers for more than three years.
With market turbulence casting a cloud over the outlook for US monetary policy, a senior Federal Reserve official strove on Friday to keep the option of an interest rate rise alive at September's key meeting.
Inmarsat, the UK satellite operator, launched a spacecraft on Friday that completes global internet coverage for a network it believes will offer customers faster connections at far lower costs than previously possible.
David Cameron and his wife Samantha have a coffee outside the Galleon Beach Cafe following an early morning swim in Polzeath. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images.
SAO PAULO - The Brazilian government says gross domestic product contracted for the second consecutive quarter, sending the economy of Latin America's biggest country into a technical recession.