The first shipment of US shale gas has arrived in Scotland amid a fierce debate about the future of fracking in the UK. A tanker carrying 27,500m3 of ethane from US shale fields has reached Grangemouth, the site of the petrochemicals plant owned by Ineos.
13:30: The Footsie was being brought down by the banks for the second straight session as fears mounted about the future of the sector if the UK Government pursues a 'hard Brexit'.
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Kenneth Rogoff, once the chief economist of the IMF and today a leading expert on the impact of debt on the world economy, told the BBC on Monday that China posed the biggest threat to global prosperity.
Sept 27 (Reuters) - Heating and plumbing products supplier Wolseley plans to close just over 10 percent of its UK branches in response to tough competition and weak trading, it said on Tuesday, a move that could lead to up to 800 job losses and create ...