Economists warn the pickup in UK exports could prove short-lived given a strong pound and the recent turmoil in global markets sparked by China's shares rout.
A rocket has launched from Kazakhstan carrying a hugely important spacecraft for London-based Inmarsat. The new satellite is needed to complete the roll-out of the company's �1bn ($1.6bn), next-generation, global telecommunications network.
The badger cull will be rolled out into Dorset under plans to eradicate tuberculosis in cattle, the government has announced. Farmers in Dorset have been granted a licence to shoot badgers after culls were piloted for the last two years in ...
Navinder Sarao, the so-called "flash crash" day trader, has failed in his bid to postpone his US extradition hearing. He has been accused by US authorities of market manipulation that contributed to the 2010 Wall Street "flash crash".
The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, has stepped down. A statement released by the firm said his departure was "in the best interest of the company".