LONDON (Reuters) - British consumer morale dipped for the first time in six months in July and house prices stagnated, adding to signs that Britain's rapid economic recovery is cooling slightly.
Consumer group Which? says British Gas is not doing enough to reduce customers' bills when wholesale gas prices have fallen. It comes after British Gas reported a sharp drop in profits for the first half of the year due to warmer weather.
Pressure is growing today on airlines to to ditch the baggage-handling firm who caused travel misery at Gatwick Airport as hundreds of thousands of passengers depart for their summer holidays.
Euro zone unemployment and inflation data has painted a mixed economic picture, with the jobless rate continuing to fall while declining prices suggested consumer demand remains weak, clouding the outlook.
Photo. Tower cranes next to St. Paul's Cathedral in London in 2008.Credit Shaun Curry/Agence France-Presse - Getty Images. LONDON - The British construction and services company Balfour Beatty said on Thursday that it had called off merger ...