A board member of EDF has resigned just before a meeting of the French energy giant which is expected to give the go-ahead to build a new nuclear power station at Hinkley.
LONDON (AP) - For years, Britain bragged about its economic performance, contrasting it with the neighboring eurozone, which was struggling with a series of financial crises and stagnation.
Rolls-Royce unveiled a forecast-beating set of results that sent shares in the engineer soaring, signalling a turnaround is finally beginning to take hold.
British Gas, the UK's biggest energy supplier, lost almost 400,000 customers in the first half of the year as households switched suppliers in their droves.
U.S. electric component distributor Avnet Inc (AVT.N) agreed to buy Premier Farnell Plc (PFL.L) for 691 million pounds, topping an offer from Daetwyler Holding AG (DAE.