Chancellor George Osborne hailed the �757 million agreement to sell the Government's stake in Eurostar as a "fantastic deal for UK taxpayers" today but critics accused him of "selling off the family silver" for short-term gain.
Energy supplier Scottish Power has accepted a 12-day sales ban after failing to meet Ofgem's customer service targets, the watchdog has said.
Household incomes are finally back to pre-recession levels - with the over-60s experiencing the greatest recovery, a report shows.
LONDON (Reuters) - Standard Chartered (STAN.L) ruled out plans to raise capital on Wednesday despite reporting a 25 percent slide in annual pretax profits on the back of soaring bad loans.
10.00: The Footsie fell back as the morning session progressed, reversing opening gains as heavyweight mining stocks fell back on concerns over growth in China and as results from precious metals firm Fresnillo disappoint, although ITV is a bright spot after ...