Builders are to be banned by the government from selling houses as leasehold in England and ground rents on flats could be cut to zero following widespread outrage over exploitative contracts.
For all those shoppers who feel chocolate bars, cartons of drink, toilet rolls and countless other products have been getting smaller, now comes official confirmation.
EasyJet was caught in the chill winds of Ryanair's warning of a late-summer price war among Europe's short-haul carriers with shares sliding across the sector.
Alphabet Inc reported a 27.7 percent drop in quarterly profit as the company recorded a previously announced charge related to a record €2.4 billion fine imposed on its Google unit by the European Commission.
Renewables will be able to provide more of the UK's energy when companies are able to store it more efficiently. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA.