The Eurofighter Typhoon was on Thursday knocked out of a prolonged four-way contest to sell up to 60 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates, highlighting the increased reliance of western arms makers on overseas sales.
BUSINESSES could be paid to switch off their power during the winter to stave off the threat of blackouts, regulator Ofgem announced yesterday.
Recommendations by a committee of MPs include tackling nuisance emails and forcing payday lenders to contribute to debt advice. 3:35am UK, Friday 20 December 2013.
THE auditors of Christmas savings firm Farepak, which collapsed seven years ago, have been ordered to pay more than �1 million in fines and costs.
Wildlife groups have accused the government of caving in to the big farmers over planned changes to farm subsidies in England. The government proposed increasing the proportion of farm payments transferred to protecting wildlife from 9% to 15%.