Black Friday shoppers in the US were in less of a flap this year than usual, as earlier store opening took a bite out of the time for Thanksgiving turkey and helped ease the pressure on the traditional one-day rush.
Asda's Black Friday sale in Wembley, London, was 10 months in the planning. Extra TVs, toys and tablets had been bought specifically for the event.
Ofgem has fined North Yorkshire-based Drax with a �28million penalty, the largest ever handed down by the regulator. It has also fined generation firm InterGen �11million.
Standard Chartered Pakistan runs 10 dedicated Islamic banking branches in Pakistan although its Saadiq products are served at each of its 116 branches in 22 cities.
Both her 'lion' and 'panda' manifested itself during a meeting at the office which The Times journalist sat in on.