LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy looks set to grow at its fastest rate since 2007 this year, but the rapid pace is unlikely to be sustained, the British Chambers of Commerce said on Wednesday after nudging up its growth forecasts for this year and next.
French authorities have formally opened a negligence investigation into Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Royal Bank of Scotland was accused of 'learning nothing' from the financial crisis after being fined �14.5million for giving unsuitable mortgage advice to tens of thousands of its customers.
Tesco's wounds from the supermarket price war deepened on Wednesday after industry figures showed a 4 per cent fall in quarterly sales at the UK's largest supermarket chain, which last month ousted its chief executive.
An estimated 880,000 working parents in England have resorted to skipping meals in the last year in order to cover their mortgage or rent, according to research from Shelter.