Output from Britain's heavy industries rose more than expected in October, fuelling hopes that the UK's economic recovery, which has so far been driven by consumer spending, is broadening.
The largest US banks were facing a new world order on Tuesday as regulators voted on the Volcker rule, which will make it harder for Wall Street to make risky gambles that could once again endanger the financial system.
Carmaker General Motors announces that Mary Barra will be its new chief executive - the first woman to lead a major US car firm. 3:58pm UK, Tuesday 10 December 2013.
Premier Inn is planning to open two hotels in Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile as part of a �150m redevelopment. The hotel company will open a 127-room hotel and a 130-room Hub by Premier Inn, the first of the brand's compact hotels to open outside of ...
17.30 (CLOSE): Markets slipped back amid uncertainty over next week's all-important meeting of US policymakers on the future of the massive stimulus programme for the world's biggest economy.