One analyst has suggested that Unilever should sell its underperforming Flora spreads business. Photograph: Luke Macgregor/Reuters.
Lloyds Banking Group posted its highest annual profits for a decade as it moves on from mis-selling scandals and its mammoth Government bailout in the financial crisis.
London's deep, liquid markets and the breadth of its financial and professional services mean that it stands unrivalled as a European financial centre, which is one of the reasons why it has dominated the foreign exchange market in such a decisive way.
Families with exploding tumble dryers in their homes have been told to unplug them immediately in a dramatic u-turn by manufacturer Whirlpool .
The embattled boss of Lloyds has taken a �3.2million pay cut following a year in which he was caught having an affair on a business trip.