Commuters pass along London Bridge as Tower Bridge stands beyond during the morning rush hour in London. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg.
Technology giant Hewlett-Packard plans to cut more than 1,100 jobs at a number of UK sites in the New Year, according to union leaders.
Eurotunnel has been given permission to restart ferry services from Dover after it won an appeal against a ban by the UK Competition Commission.
Irish airline Aer Lingus today reported a dip in passenger numbers for November as it came under pressure from price-cutting rivals.
Problems in South Korea and weaker global markets have forced Standard Chartered to warn that its ten-year growth spurt will end this year.