The pay-TV giant Sky has been hit by a revolt over pay as 55 per cent of independent shareholders failed to back the remuneration report.
LONDON: Britain's public finances improved slightly in October but finance minister George Osborne is still unlikely to meet his budget goals before next year's general election.
China's surprise rate cut fanned hopes of increased demand from the world's second-largest crude consumer. Above, a driver fills her car with gasoline in Baoding, China.
But discarded gum is a problem that blights most city centres - and Nottingham is no different. Chewing gum manufacturers have now been told they must help pay the multi million-pound bill for cleaning the country's streets, following demands by councils.
The value of all Britain's houses put together has reached more than �5 trillion for the first time - and Bristol's homeowners contributed to the milestone.