Britain's recovery is more fragile than previously thought, official data showed on Tuesday, as statisticians revised down growth for most of last year and revealed that the UK's current account deficit is now at its joint-widest on record.
RBS is witholding bonuses from 18 members of staff while it investigates their involvement in the foreign exchange rate rigging scandal.
MOSCOW: Oil slid from the highest close in more than a week amid concern that the strengthening US economy won't boost demand enough to clear a global glut.
Investors in replacement hip and knee firm Smith & Nephew got an early Christmas present today as the blue chip firm's shares jumped on revived speculation that US rival Stryker is planning a takeover bid.
As thousands fear that their Christmas presents won't be delivered on time the boss of one of the UK's biggest delivery firms has apologised for his firm's inability to deliver the millions of gifts.