London-based satellite operator Inmarsat today launched its third Global Xpress satellite as it looks to expand its next-generation network.
Chill economic winds from China have left the FTSE 100 nursing its worst monthly losses since May 2012 after a week that saw global stock markets shaken by concerns over the world's second largest economy.
A fuelling vessel has been towed into a harbour after a collision with a cargo ship. A lifeboat was called to the scene two miles off Peterhead after Aberdeen Coastguard were alerted to the incident at around 5pm yesterday.
The business secretary, Sajid Javid, has launched an investigation into the abuse of tipping after it emerged that some of the UK's best-known restaurant chains were withholding service charges from their staff.
Costs have been driven down - a solar panel has dropped by nearly two thirds since 2011, and the price of wind power has halved in the past four years - making the energy source increasingly attractive to the general public.