Britain's biggest customer-owned financial services business said it would continue to provide lending to existing customers. The freeze does not apply to individual retail customers.
Fears over the UK's continuing energy security were fuelled today after a report claimed Britain came dangerously close in March to its gas supply running out and its lights being switched off.
U.S. factory sector appears to be slowing slightly, according to an early reading of May activity released Thursday. The flash purchasing managers' index compiled by data provider Markit fell to 51.9 in May from a final April reading of 52.1.
News Corp has adopted a �poison pill� to avoid anybody building a stake to challenge Rupert Murdoch's near-40 per cent voting control as his family media empire splits into separate entertainment and publishing businesses.
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