DUBLIN (Reuters) - The board of Irish airline Aer Lingus (AERL.I) has recommended an improved 1.36-billion-euro (1 billion pound) takeover offer from the owner of British Airways which now must sooth government concerns to win shareholder approval.
A customer hands over 100-rouble banknotes to the saleswoman of a local grocery in the village Verkhnyaya Biryusa outside the Russian Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, January 23, 2015.
Consumer groups reacted angrily yesterday as energy firm SSE announced it was cutting gas bills by 4.1 per cent cut - but not for another 95 days.
EasyJet said it would make smaller pre-tax loss in the first half of between �10m to �30m, down from �53m in the same period last year, after a busy October flying passengers to beach destinations.
London estate agency Foxtons blamed a downturn in the luxury housing market for a disappointing fourth quarter, where sales commission sank by more than a quarter.