Shares in Aer Lingus soared to a near- seven-year high last night after it emerged that the British Airways group IAG has spent this week attempting to get the Irish flag carrier to agree to a �1 billion-plus takeover.
Britons spent a collective �7.9bn every week last month as price slashing inspired by �Black Friday� helped drive the biggest shopping frenzy for more than a decade, official figures showed yesterday.
THE North Sea oil industry is �close to collapse� due to plunging prices, a top industry figure has warned. Published: 00:04, Fri, December 19, 2014.
LONDON (Reuters) - British house price growth is expected to slow next year as tighter mortgage rules and affordability constraints continue to bite in much of the country, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) said on Friday.
The price of a barrel of Brent crude slipped back from 63 dollars to around 60. Picture: Getty. by DOMINIC JEFF. Updated on the 18 December 2014 19:07.