A joint venture between Stagecoach and Virgin has won the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route. The firms promised to invest �140m in the route over eight years, and will pay the government �3.3bn for the contract.
Will be �1.5bn or could it be �2bn? That's the debate around the higher echelons of the NHS in England as they await Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement next week.
The chairman of Candy Crush-maker King has quit as the head of the firm and stepped down from the board for �personal reasons�, the company said.
ECB President Mario Draghi said, �Should it become necessary to further address risks of too prolonged a period of low inflation, the Governing Council is unanimous in its commitment to using additional unconventional instruments within its mandate.
The Bank of England launched its Funding for Lending Scheme in 2012 to encourage banks to lend. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA. Thursday 27 November 2014 10.41 EST.