First-time buyers will be offered a tax break worth up to �5,000 by Ed Miliband today in the latest pitch to break the continued deadlock in the General Election campaign.
The new GDP figures are expected to put pressure on George Osborne in the runup to the general election on 7 May. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters.
(Adds details, BP's no comment). April 26 (Reuters) - Britain's outgoing government has told BP Plc that it wants the company to remain a British industrial champion and it would oppose any takeover of the oil producer, the Financial Times reported.
The United States is poised to flood world markets with once-unthinkable quantities of liquefied natural gas as soon as this year, profoundly changing the geo-politics of global energy and posing a major threat to Russian gas dominance in Europe.
THE new owner of clothing and homewares group BHS is to hire 250 staff and form two strategic food partnerships to help kick-start a turnaround after its takeover from retail billionaire, Sir Philip Green.