The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed in an airplane collision with a snow plow at Moscow's Vnukovo International Airport, airport spokeswoman Elena Krylova said on Tuesday.
SHARES in Spirit Pub Company have surged by nearly 10 per cent after Belhaven owner Greene King returned with a revised proposal for the Burton-based pub giant.
The Bank of England has launched an investigation after one of Britain's most important payment systems Chaps, was taken offline due to an IT glitch.
LONDON (Reuters) - British online fashion retailer ASOS (ASOS.L) posted a 14 percent fall in annual profit, partly due to the strength of sterling hitting sales growth overseas.
US pharmaceutical firm AbbVie has officially pulled the plug on its proposed $54 billion takeover of competitor Shire and said it would pay the European company a $1.6 billion breakup fee.