LONDON (Reuters) - The FTSE 100 was on track for its biggest weekly gain in two years on Friday, led by recent laggards such as insurer Aviva and media group WPP, as analysts recommended snapping up battered shares after a recent selloff.
BP's ETAP oil platform in the North Sea. The tax rate on a barrel of oil produced in the North Sea is between 60% and 80% - and the industry wants that burden reduced.
Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's public finances improved in November helped by fines paid by banks for a foreign exchange scandal, giving some respite to Chancellor George Osborne as he tries to show voters he can keep on bringing down the deficit.
A tourist hotspot and artists' haven has proved that we do all like to be beside the seaside after being voted the place most people would like to set up home.