A major anti-corruption trial brought by the Serious Fraud Office collapsed today following the intervention of the deputy prime minister of Bahrain and sudden withdrawal of key witnesses.
Fears that advanced economies, including Britain, might have entered a phase of �secular stagnation� were rejected last night by the Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney.
Britain's big energy giants have been accused of "green murder" as Scottish & Southern Energy became only the second to pass on a �50 "green" saving to every one of its customers - including those on fixed-price contracts.
Tesco Bank has started a recruiting drive ahead of the launch next year of its first range of current accounts that will see Britain's biggest retailer go head to head with high street banks.
Ashtead 740p+26�. Questor says HOLD. Ashtead Group. TOOL and construction equipment rental group Ashtead said a recovery in US construction was to thank for record results in the first half.