The number of people taking their first step onto the property ladder is at a seven-year high, according to new figures. 2:11am UK, Friday 22 August 2014.
Britain's top equity index rose on Thursday on gains in healthcare stocks, led by AstraZeneca on speculation rejected US suitor Pfizer might make another bid.
Members of Aslef on London Underground's Central line will walk out for 24 hours. Photograph: Alex Segre / Rex Features. Almost a million commuters and visitors to London face travel chaos on Friday because of a strike by tube drivers.
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PRODUCTION rose sharply at oil and gas explorer Premier Oil in the first half of 2014, with the company boosted by increased flow in the UK up more than 50 per cent.