12.30: The Footsie remained lower at lunchtime, weighed by declines in heavyweight miners as commodity prices fell, and falls by banks after Lloyds third quarter results disappointed, with US stocks seen weaker after Apple's mixed earnings overnight.
Britain will not suffer major trade disruption even if it opts for a 'hard' Brexit, the head of the World Trade Organisation said today.
MAJOR fine laid down by regulator Ofcom after Vodafone pay-as-you-go customers were left without credit, and customer service was also found lacking.
Shares in drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline have dipped 1.2pc to �69.33 this afternoon despite third quarter results coming in ahead of expectations thanks to the weak pound.
Despite a major overhaul of the child maintenance system, more than a million families nationwide are still owed an average �2,067 each.