Britain's nascent shale gas industry has been dealt a fresh blow by a committee of MPs who have called for a moratorium on fracking and warned that the government was rushing through �undemocratic� laws to help the industry.
British Airways boss Willie Walsh looks set to be third time lucky in his attempt to buy Aer Lingus with the Irish airline's board expected to recommend a �1billion takeover.
Standard Chartered Plc (STAN) is seeking a successor for Chief Executive Officer Peter Sands amid pressure from some of its largest shareholders, the Financial Times reported, citing unidentified people close to the situation.
In the sphere of imaging and printed circuit board technology, Scotland has world-leaders in design and manufacturing who are reaching out to the massive market in China.
Emerging Asian economies will grow at a lackluster pace this year and next, held back by a slowdown in China and weak global demand, while cooling inflation will probably throw open the door for monetary policy easing, a Reuters poll showed.