JCB will create hundreds of manufacturing jobs in Britain in a fillip for George Osborne's plans to engineer a balanced economic recovery.
The US added 203,000 jobs in November as another month of strong jobs growth created a chance that the Federal Reserve would slow its asset purchases from $85bn a month when it meets in 12 days.
Chancellor George Osborne presented his 2013 Autumn Statement to the House of Commons this week, declaring Britain is on the road to economic recovery.
The building society's house price index said the average house price hit �174,910 in the three months to November. It was a 2.1% rise on the quarter before.
LONDON Dec 6 (Reuters) - E.ON is to raise energy prices for British households by 3.7 percent, announcing the lowest price hike of the "big six" utilities after factoring in the government's removal of some environmental and social levies from bills.