LONDON Feb 11 British property valuers reported a surge of activity on Thursday as property investors tried to beat an increase in transaction taxes on rental investments coming into force in April.
Twitter shares gyrated after-hours on Wednesday after user growth once again disappointed Wall Street, as chief executive Jack Dorsey promised to fix its “broken windows and confusing parts” that “inhibit usage and drive people away”.
Johnston Press is in advanced talks with the Lebedev family to buy the i newspaper in a deal that will raise questions over the future of its stable mate, The Independent.
London's top flight saw its gains limited as the US Federal Reserve warned it could slow the pace of future US interest rate rises.
Javid, the business secretary, said getting rid of the rule would lead to higher prices for UK consumers of steel. Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock.