Halifax is increasing its upper age limit for mortgage lending to 80 - prompting experts to suggest that other major lenders could follow suit.
LONDON Activist investor TCI upped the pressure on loss-making German carmaker Volkswagen (VOWG.DE) (VW) on Friday, demanding it overhaul its "excessive" executive pay scheme as part of a plan to boost profits and end years of "mismanagement.
Passengers on some long haul British Airways flights will be able to access in-flight Wi-Fi and live entertainment services, such as sport, after its parent agreed a deal with satellite broadband operator Gogo.
NEW YORK U.S. stocks ended slightly higher on Friday as investors warmed to data showing U.S. wage growth in April despite weaker-than-expected jobs growth, while the wages data also pushed longer-dated Treasury yields higher.
Shares in Interserve dived by as much as 27% on Friday, hitting a four year low, after it announced a �70 million exceptional charge linked to plant it is building in Scotland.