The number of millionaires in the South East has surged by more than 40 per cent in the past five years, according to research by Barclays.
SEOUL Crude oil futures rose on Friday, adding to their biggest one-day rally in over six years the day before, led by recovering equity markets and news of diminished crude supplies.
SINGAPORE/TOKYO Asian markets extended a global rally into second day on Friday, as upbeat U.S. economic growth data calmed sentiment following the hammering shares across the region took earlier in the week.
UTV, the Belfast-based media group, made a pre-tax profit of �1m in the first half of 2015 compared to �10m in the same period last year.
Tap water has been declared safe to drink for 80,000 people in parts of Lancashire after a parasitic outbreak forced residents to boil their water for several weeks.