A sample polymer ten-pound British banknote is held during a news conference at the central bank in London on Dec. 18. Bloomberg News.
Currently, passengers are permitted to use devices such as mobile phones, iPods and e-readers during the �cruise phase� - generally when the aircraft is above 10,000ft.
BP Plc (BP/) said the Gila prospect in the Gulf of Mexico produced a �significant� discovery, capping the most successful year for exploration since 2004 for Europe's second-biggest oil company.
The Wellcome Trust, the UK's largest medical research charity and one of the country's biggest investors, increased its endowment by 18pc in the year to September on the back of a string of successful equity investments including a pre-float holding in Twitter.
British consumers could pay �17bn in potentially unnecessary subsidies to fund construction of the country's first new nuclear plant in a generation, the European Commission has said.