CEO of French multinational oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie died in an air crash in Moscow, Russia on 21 October 2014. Photograph: YOAN VALAT/EPA.
The Bank of England has launched an investigation after one of Britain's most important payment systems Chaps, was taken offline due to an IT glitch.
LONDON (Reuters) - British online fashion retailer ASOS (ASOS.L) posted a 14 percent fall in annual profit, partly due to the strength of sterling hitting sales growth overseas.
US pharmaceutical firm AbbVie has officially pulled the plug on its proposed $54 billion takeover of competitor Shire and said it would pay the European company a $1.6 billion breakup fee.
Where will the buck stop if British households are plunged into power-cut gloom, or industry finds itself subjected to 21st-century rationing this winter?