DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - With last minute shoppers checking off their lists, the Saturday before Christmas is predicted to dethrone Black Friday as the busiest shopping day of the year for the first time in a decade.
Never before has Russia's central bank been so much in the spotlight. In the space of just 29 hours - from 10am on Monday, December 15 to 3pm on Tuesday, December 16 - the price of US dollars in Moscow skyrocketed by 50 per cent.
The charity behind the �175 million London Garden Bridge, The Garden Bridge Trust, has revealed its shortlisted contractors for the project.
Through Scottish Enterprise, it has a fund for taking stakes in fledgling companies with high-growth potential, and particularly those at a stage where it's hard to get the funding necessary for development.
Green campaigners rounded on the Government yesterday after it gave fossil-fuel plants most of the subsidies in a �1bn scheme to promote low-carbon electricity.