Major U.S. stock indexes veered sharply lower in midday trading Thursday as concerns about global economic weakness intensified, even as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reiterated her confidence in the U.S.
Jeremy Paxman did a lot of damage to political discourse. Not that I disapproved of him. I liked him. The problem is that so many MPs seem desperate to copy him.
Sainsbury's says its customers are responding positively to a reduction in special offers. Photograph: PA. Rebecca Smithers Consumer affairs correspondent.
British Gas says the price cut means the average annual bill will be almost �100 lower than 13 months ago. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA.
Image The UK residential property market saw a modest rise in new instructions in January but despite higher supply there is still considerable demand due to buy to let investors seeking to avoid Aprils stamp duty change.