The bid to buy Aer Lingus by rival group International Consolidated Airline Group (IAG) could have valued the Republic's flag carrier at at least �1 billion, industry sources estimate.
The Black Friday retail extravaganza turned out to be a damp squib for Scottish stores. Picture: Getty. by SCOTT REID. Updated on the 18 December 2014 22:01.
LONDON (Reuters) - British house price growth is expected to slow next year as tighter mortgage rules and affordability constraints continue to bite in much of the country, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) said on Friday.
Despite the industry being 'close to collapse', the falling oil price could have a net benefit to the UK economy, experts say.
... * FTSE 100 jumps 1.7 pct. * Rise in rand buoys South African-exposed SAB Miller. * IAG up on FT report of possible Aer Lingus bid.