Britain's solar boom is over after ministers announced they would offer virtually no subsidies for people to install panels on their homes.
THE number of millionaires in the UK has shot up by 41 per cent over the past five years thanks to booming house prices and stock market gains, according to new figures.
CRH - Ireland's biggest company - is on the cusp of a "very significant growth period" and will benefit from an upswing in US construction activity that could last a decade, according to chief executive Albert Manifold.
HOUSTON (AP) " Schlumberger is buying Cameron in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $12.71 billion that would create an oilfield equipment and service powerhouse.
U.S. stock markets turned in a second day of strong gains Thursday, reversing many of the losses sustained early in the week when global markets tumbled.