A sharp decline in the outlook for France's industry suggested that the country will yet again see zero growth this quarter. Purchasing managers' index (PMI) data for the manufacturing sector came in much weaker than analysts had expected this August.
Major UK energy firms appeared unruffled on Thursday as the latest plans to crackdown on their abuses and behaviour towards thousands of beleagured customers emerged.
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A hugely influential oil tycoon has accused Scottish leader Alex Salmond's government of massively over-estimating the North Sea oil reserves, coming out strongly against Scottish independence.
As English seaside scenes go, there are few more traditional sights than the donkey pleasure rides along Blackpool Beach. But even that familiar activity now comes with a distinctly modern twist after one enterprising owner decided to install a contactless ...