Official figures showed the rejectionist front winning by 60% to 40% in metropolitan Italy (and by 59% to 41% counting ballots cast by Italians abroad).
DRUG giant Pfizer has been fined a record �84.2million after hitting the NHS with rip-off prices for anti-epilepsy drug. By Lana Clements.
The shutdown of the Buzzard oilfield in the North Sea hit UK industrial production in October. Photograph: Sean Smith for the Guardian.
Staff at Tata's sprawling steel plant in Port Talbot will decide later today whether to back a rescue plan that could secure the steelworks' future.
Annual growth in UK house prices accelerated for the first time in eight months in November, a lender's figures show. The Halifax, part of Lloyds Banking Group, said property prices had risen by 6% compared with a year ago.