UNION and industry representatives have called for the UK Government to cut taxes to help save the North Sea oil industry following the crisis triggered by a dramatic slump in the price of a barrel of crude.
Never before has Russia's central bank been so much in the spotlight. In the space of just 29 hours - from 10am on Monday, December 15 to 3pm on Tuesday, December 16 - the price of US dollars in Moscow skyrocketed by 50 per cent.
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - With last minute shoppers checking off their lists, the Saturday before Christmas is predicted to dethrone Black Friday as the busiest shopping day of the year for the first time in a decade.
The price of a barrel has fallen by about half since June, punishing the economies of some major exporters. Russia's currency has nose-dived, for instance, and investors worry Venezuela could default on its debt.
The charity behind the �175 million London Garden Bridge, The Garden Bridge Trust, has revealed its shortlisted contractors for the project.