The rescue of Co-operative Bank without any call on taxpayers' money is an �encouraging� sign that financial stability is improving, according to Martin Taylor, former Barclays chief executive.
David Cameron could scarcely have crouched any lower during this week's visit to China. For his compatriots, the British prime minister's enthusiastic self-abasement was, well, embarrassing.
Foreign property owners will be made to pay UK capital gains tax when they sell homes in Britain, the chancellor has announced - in a move intended to raise �70m a year by 2018-19, mainly from wealthy overseas investors.
Bruno Guillon, chief executive of Mulberry, hit out at the level of discounting on the British high street as the luxury goods group announced a 28 per cent fall in first half pre-tax profit.
Blockbuster went into administration in October for the second time this year. Photograph: Katie Collins/PA. Blockbuster is set to disappear from the British high street with the loss of more than 1,200 jobs, after administrators failed to find a buyer for the DVD ...