Commuters pass along London Bridge as Tower Bridge stands beyond during the morning rush hour in London. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg.
Computer maker Hewlett-Packard (HP) is poised to axe more than 1,100 jobs in the UK as part of plans to lay off 27,000 employees around the world.
The UK government is expected to sell its 40 per cent stake in the Eurostar rail service under a new infrastructure spending plan.
LONDON Dec 5 (Reuters) - - Britain is likely to raise the state pension age to 68 in the mid-2030s, a decade earlier than previously expected, to offset the impact of improving life expectancy, the government said, as it seeks to cut its pension bill.
Problems in South Korea and weaker global markets have forced Standard Chartered to warn that its ten-year growth spurt will end this year.