A senior Google executive has defended the company's controversial �130 million tax settlement with HM Revenue and Customs, but came under fire at Westminster after telling MPs he did not know how much he was paid.
Sainsbury's says its customers are responding positively to a reduction in special offers. Photograph: PA. Rebecca Smithers. Thursday 11 February 2016 07.28 EST Last modified on Thursday 11 February 2016 11.58 EST.
British Gas says the price cut means the average annual bill will be almost �100 lower than 13 months ago. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA.
LONDON The dollar hit a 16-month low against the yen on Thursday and headed for its worst week since the Lehman crisis as investors scrambled for relative safety, buying up gold and top-rated bonds and dumping stocks.
U.S. stocks fell, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average losing more than 350 points, as investors shunned risk worldwide amid concern that central-bank efforts to support growth are losing their potency.