Chancellor George Osborne delivers his July 2015 budget. He is planning to run a budget surplus by 2019-20. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters.
Npower has become the fourth major energy supplier to cut its gas prices this winter, with its 5.2% reduction due to come into effect on 28 March.
High-value notes are the currency of choice for top criminals and scrapping them would disrupt their business, a report finds. 15:53, UK, Monday 08 February 2016.
India has overtaken China as the fastest growing major economy in the world, expanding by 7.3pc at the end of 2015 and cementing its position as one of the sole bright spots in a flailing global economy.
Total has begun to produce the first natural gas from its �2.5bn Laggan and Tormore project, more than 70 miles off the coast of Shetland.