The Bank of England is set to issue plastic banknotes for the first time featuring Sir Winston Churchill in a five pound note starting 2016.
BP also announced a $1bn write-off from its Pitanga well off the coast of Brazil. Photograph: Molly Riley/Reuters. BP has reported a "significant oil discovery" in the Gulf of Mexico, its first major find since the deadly rig explosion that triggered the worst ...
Fracking has been deemed "suitable" across up to half of the UK by consultants AMEC (AMEC) who issued a new report on Wednesday, yet the shale industry is likely to remain small until the 2020s.
By Martinne Geller. LONDON Dec 18 (Reuters) - Graham Mackay, the chairman of brewer SABMiller and one of the best-known figures in the global consumer goods industry, died on Wednesday from cancer.
Britain's hopes of building a significant wind turbine industry received a boost on Wednesday after the government gave the go-ahead for a huge development on the river Humber.