LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Britain's top equity index recovered late on Thursday and ended slightly higher, tracking a broad rally in U.S.
C&C Group, the Irish drinks company behind Magners cider, is trying to scuttle Greene King's �723m planned takeover of pubs group Spirit by making a rival higher offer.
The East Coast of the US is just a short hop across the pond but high air fares often keep many UK passengers closer to home. However, Icelandic airline WOW air has launched �99 flights from London to Boston and Washington DC.
Stobart Group chief executive Andrew Tinkler with one of the haulage company's trucks. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod. Rupert Neate.
The eurozone's continued economic stagnation and the crisis in Ukraine have been blamed for the decline in export orders, alongside the impact of the stronger pound.