Shares in RSA Insurance Group closed down 7.2% after the firm's chief executive, Simon Lee, resigned amid deepening problems at its Irish unit.
The Bank of England is closely monitoring the UK's �microwave� housing market, its chief economist, Spencer Dale, said today.
A consortium led by Centrica, owner of British Gas, has been named as preferred bidder for Bord G�is Energy, the retail arm of Ireland's state gas company, with a bid that values the group at �1.12bn.
ScottishPower has scrapped plans for a �5.4bn wind farm off the west coast of Scotland, saying the seabed was too hard, the waves were too big - and it had discovered of hundreds of basking sharks in the area.
It's a good job Mike Ashley doesn't run Sports Direct but leaves it in the capable hands of chief executive Dave Forsey. Otherwise, it could end up like Ashley's Newcastle United, where journalists are regularly banned for asking difficult questions, and will ...