Crashing computer systems at Britain's top banks could see the industry hit with massive fines from regulators and an exodus of customers, experts warn.
Commerce ministers have capped days of hard negotiations by approving a commercial deal that the World Trade Organisation hailed as a historic boost for the trade body and the world economy.
UK Chancellor George Osborne has announced that the government will extend capital gains tax to cover all property sold after April 2015 in the hope it will ease the pressure on house prices in the capital, which have risen by 10% in the last year.
Autumn Statement: latest updates · Autumn Statement: Winners and losers. Retail bonds with maturities of less than five years could soon be included in stock and shares Isas, the Government has announced in its Autumn Statement.
Energy giant E.On has admitted increasing its profits as part of a 3.7 per cent household price rise, which will add �48 to a typical household bill.