Council tax bills are set to go up next spring at over four times the rate of inflation, town halls suggested yesterday. Almost all will jack up their bills by close to the highest level allowed without consulting voters, four per cent.
With Japanese firm Sumitomo having agreed yesterday to pay €751m for Fyffes, it brings to an end the McCann family ownership links to the business that stretch back over 60 years.
Fears that the Italian government will have to prop up Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) are mounting after the European Central Bank refused to give the world's oldest bank more time to find major investors to back a €5bn (�4.2bn) cash injection ...
LONDON - Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found some peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms are using customer money to buy loans on rival platforms, rather than fund loans over their own platforms.
trade Exports of goods rose by �2.1bn to �26.8bn in October, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Credit: Reuters.