Dec 5 (Reuters) - British bus and rail operator FirstGroup is expected to appoint Aviva's John McFarlane as its next chairman, replacing company founder Martin Gilbert, Sky News reported.
RAIL fare increases in England will rise in line with inflation, meaning people in Scotland using cross-border services will see prices go up 3.1% next month instead of the planned 4.1%.
Fizzy pop merchant AG Barr (LON:BAG) is confident as it enters the �highly competitive� Christmas trading period. The London listed maker of Irn Bru revealed revenues were up 8% in the eighteen months up to December 1, and sales volumes were 6.4% ...
U.K. stocks were little changed after four days of declines as investors awaited interest-rate decisions from the Bank of England and European Central Bank.
David Cameron has piled on pressure on China to stamp out the illegal trade in ivory. He invited President Xi Jinping to a conference on the crisis to be hosted by Prince William.