Britain's embattled fraud-busting agency has suffered another humiliating reversal with the abrupt collapse of its �40m bribery case into Victor Dahdaleh, the businessman and Labour Party donor.
EXPECTATIONS of future house price rises have hit a 14-year high just as Bank of England chief Mark Carney signalled monetary policy would remain exceptionally loose despite the potential for them to jump at �warp speed�.
FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2013, file photo, General Motors Senior Vice President Mary Barra is seen during presentation of the North American Car & Truck of the Year at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Britain's big energy giants have been accused of "green murder" as Scottish & Southern Energy became only the second to pass on a �50 "green" saving to every one of its customers - including those on fixed-price contracts.
The bank has started to recruit for 240 customer service positions in preparation for the launch of a current account in 2014. It said it also plans to create an additional 58 head office posts, including in marketing and legal services.