... * FTSE 100 drops 1.7 percent. * Posts largest quarterly gain since fourth quarter 2013. * Imperial, BAT down on U.S. merger concern.
Kingfisher plans to open 60 new outlets under its Screwfix brand in 2015, which the company says will meet local customer needs better.
LONDON - The British economy grew more than initially estimated in the fourth quarter as consumers and exporters steered Britain into its longest stretch of uninterrupted growth since 2008.
Hewlett-Packard Co. said it has filed suit in London against two former senior officials of Autonomy, the U.K. software firm that H-P purchased and then accused of misrepresenting its financial condition.
Thomas Cook holiday sales in Europe have improved despite the current economic problems in the region. In its latest trading update, the travel firm said that while trading in continental and northern Europe had improved since the first quarter, summer ...