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.
LONDON�The U.K. government told BP BP. -1.19 % PLC that it would oppose any potential foreign takeover of the company because it wants the oil giant to remain a British company with global clout.
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.
TOWIE, in Aberdeenshire, has only 300 residents but hopes of a major find have emerged after Turkish mining giant Koza Altin Isletmeleri teamed up with Scots firm Greenore Gold.