The pound weakened from near a two-year high against the dollar after the Bank of England kept interest rates at a record low. U.K.
The main Autumn Statement announcements as they were outlined in the Commons by the Chancellor George Osborne. 2:03pm UK, Thursday 05 December 2013.
Blockbuster went into administration in October for the second time this year. Photograph: Katie Collins/PA. Blockbuster is set to disappear from the British high street with the loss of more than 1,200 jobs, after administrators failed to find a buyer for the DVD ...
Bruno Guillon, chief executive of Mulberry, hit out at the level of discounting on the British high street as the luxury goods group announced a 28 per cent fall in first half pre-tax profit.
Foreign property owners will be made to pay UK capital gains tax when they sell homes in Britain, the chancellor has announced - in a move intended to raise �70m a year by 2018-19, mainly from wealthy overseas investors.