Shares in RSA Insurance Group closed down 8.5% after the firm's chief executive, Simon Lee, resigned amid deepening problems at its Irish unit.
Britain's housing market is like a microwave that turns "from lukewarm to scalding hot in a few economic seconds" a senior Bank of England policymaker warned today.
That must make a nice change. Even as Centrica, the owner of British Gas, continues to be classed as a public enemy in the UK, it is being greeted with open arms in Ireland.
ScottishPower has scrapped plans for a �5.4bn wind farm off the west coast of Scotland, saying the seabed was too hard, the waves were too big - and it had discovered of hundreds of basking sharks in the area.
The billionaire retailer Mike Ashley is tangled in a dispute with adidas after the German sportswear manufacturer refused to supply the Chelsea kit to Sports Direct next season.