The bid to buy Aer Lingus by rival group International Consolidated Airline Group (IAG) could have valued the Republic's flag carrier at at least �1 billion, industry sources estimate.
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 crisis facing the North Sea oil and gas industry, with predictions of tens of thousands of job losses generated by the slump in the oil price, is "deeply worrying," a senior member of the Cabinet has admitted.
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.