15:20: The Footsie held onto gains in the afternoon session after Mario Draghi announced the European Central Bank was extending its asset purchases for another nine months, but at a reduced monthly rate of €60billion from April.
Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell has lambasted critics of the sportswear firm, saying an "extreme political, union and media campaign" has damaged its reputation.
Why did McDonald's move their golden corporate arches to the UK? There are two parts to this question. First, why did McDonald's leave Luxembourg and second, why choose the UK as your new home?
House prices picked up pace in November and will keep rising in the months ahead, but a slowdown in activity next year will hurt the economy, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics).
LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Britain's National Grid has sold a majority stake in its gas network in a 5.4 billion pound ($7 billion) deal which could test Prime Minister Theresa May's pledge to vet infrastructure sales to foreign buyers.