Shell is to make $15bn (�10bn) of spending cuts and has warned the chancellor George Osborne that North Sea operations will remain in the firing line unless he can offer tax cuts.
Britain's retailers enjoyed healthy post-Christmas sales, according to a survey of the high street in January. A sharp fall in the cost of petrol, which has dramaticially improved disposable incomes, was credited with maintaining spending after the traditional ...
For the first time since 2009, Germany expects negative inflation, at -0.3 percent in January. In some states, prices are falling their fastest since 1950.
McDonald's CEO Don Thompson is stepping down from the world's biggest hamburger chain as it fights to hold onto customers and transform its image.
The changes include slashing the number of Avios - the frequent flyer points currency used by both BA and Iberia - awarded for flying on discounted tickets.