LONDON Britons spent 1.1 billion pounds shopping online on "Black Friday" last week, an increase of 36 percent on the previous year, according to an estimate published by retail researcher Experian-IMRG.
The British arm of South Africa's Standard Bank will pay a $25.2m fine to settle accusations of bribery as part of the Serious Fraud Office's first deferred prosecution agreement.
Uber's rapid growth has led to a multitude of teething problems. File photo Getty Images. Uber has added a lift-sharing feature to its app in London, allowing people to share their taxi with a stranger in return for a reduced fair.
Bill Gates has predicted oil made from sunlight could be available within a decade under a multibillion-dollar drive to boost clean energy research unveiled at the opening of UN climate talks in Paris on Monday.
Shares in BHP Billiton Ltd. BHP -1.91 % fell to a more-than-10-year low on Monday after the Brazilian government said on Friday it would sue the Anglo-Australian miner, its Brazilian partner Vale SA VALE -5.04 % and their joint venture over a deadly ...