The jobless rate in the UK has dropped to 5.6%, according to the latest official figures released by the Office for National Statistics.
(Adds details, comment). By Neil Maidment. LONDON, April 17 (Reuters) - British discount retailer Poundland warned on Friday it may walk away from its planned 55 million pounds ($82 million) acquisition of rival 99p Stores rather than be subject to a lengthy ...
Parts of the City of London were left paralysed on Friday after Bloomberg terminals crashed in an IT meltdown that even forced the government to postpone a �3bn debt sale.
LONDON: Rolls-Royce has won a $9.2 billion deal to supply engines for 50 A380 aircraft for Dubai's Emirates airline, the largest order in its history and giving it a boost after a torrid year of profit warnings.
Argentina's minister for the Falklands has claimed his country " harbours not the least desire to use force" to regain the islands as it started legal action against companies drilling for oil and gas nearby.