The economy grew more briskly than previously thought in 2014, helped by a surge in exports in the final quarter, the Office for National Statistics said yesterday.
The US Interior Department upheld the 2008 lease sale in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska, the first step in allowing Royal Dutch Shell to reopen its oil and gas exploration in the Arctic after halting operations due to a series of mishaps and legal setbacks.
NEW YORK - Investment guru Warren Buffett and the auto retail industry had a lot of nice things to say about each other at an auto conference today.
A decade of strong growth in Scotch whisky exports came to an end last year as overseas sales fell, according to new figures. The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) said HM Revenue and Customs data showed exports fell 7% to �3.95bn in 2014.
The battle between Hewlett-Packard and the former management of Autonomy over the US giant's botched $11.1bn (�7.4bn) purchase of the British software company has opened up a new front, with both of parties taking legal action in the UK courts.