The most wealthy areas in Wales and Northern Ireland are on average poorer in terms of disposable income than the most deprived areas of London, according to new official statistics.
Few collapses during the financial crisis resonated like that of Lehman Brothers. It was the largest bankruptcy in US corporate history.
17.35: The FTSE 100 closed up 7.59 points at 7,040.92 after conflicting claims between Greece and its creditors over the status of debt talks.
Kingfisher has sold a dozen of its B&Q outlets to discounter B&M, according to analysts, after another tough quarter for the DIY chain.
Royal Bank of Scotland may have to give a financial boost to the challenger bank being spun out of it to make it a strong competitor in the politically sensitive small business banking market.