Google has insisted that it pays a "fair" amount of tax in the UK, as one high-paid executive came under fire from MPs after admitting he did not know how much he earned.
Sainsbury's says its customers are responding positively to a reduction in special offers. Photograph: PA. Rebecca Smithers Consumer affairs correspondent.
British Gas says the price cut means the average annual bill will be almost �100 lower than 13 months ago. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA.
The price of gold rose to $1,260 a troy ounce in trading on Thursday, on course for its biggest one-day gain since the financial crisis as investors sought havens from broad financial turmoil.
A few days ago, I attended a financial conference with a large collection of some of the most powerful and savvy asset managers in America.