The updated figures from the Office for National Statistics showed that the UK's dominant services sector, which accounts for three quarters of national output, drove the recovery - growing 0.6pc over the three months.
Thursday 12.30 BST. Global stocks are in sharp retreat, led by a savage plunge in Tokyo, as traders are spooked by the prospect of reduced central bank support and a slowing Chinese economy.
LONDON | Thu May 23, 2013 12:22pm BST. LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said it has fined a wealth management unit of U.S.
Airline Flybe will end its direct Isle of Man to Gatwick flights from April 2014, it has confirmed. The company sold its slots at the London airport to Easyjet for �20m, blaming an increase in airport charges.
Thu May 23, 2013 7:07am EDT. * Pretax profit falls 22 pct to 72 mln stg. * Unveils 100 mln-stg plan to invest in retail business. * Cuts dividend, profits to be hit until 2016.