The number of millionaires in the UK has shot up by 41 per cent over the past five years thanks to booming house prices and stock market gains, according to new figures.
Britain's solar boom is over after ministers announced they would offer virtually no subsidies for people to install panels on their homes.
0412 GMT [Dow Jones] Growing risk-aversion amid global financial market uncertainty could send Brent prices further south to test the $35 per barrel support level, even though the medium-term price outlook is positive, says a BMI Research report.
CRH - Ireland's biggest company - is on the cusp of a "very significant growth period" and will benefit from an upswing in US construction activity that could last a decade, according to chief executive Albert Manifold.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Lancashire should no longer need to boil their tap water to make it safe within the coming week, water company United Utilities says.