The FT analysis makes grim reading for chancellor George Osborne ahead of his 19 March budget. Photograph: Getty Images. Put away the champagne.
CHINESE authorities have opened the way for a new era of financial regulation after the government refused to step in and back a solar energy firm which yesterday became the first corporate in China to default on its debt.
London - The head of Britain's rail network apologised on Friday to families who have lost loved ones in level crossing accidents, after alarming new figures revealed nine deaths over the last year.
The growing popularity of Aga's electrical cookers pushed orders for its stoves up 10pc in 2013, crowning off the best year for the company since the financial crisis.
DUBLIN (Reuters) - British insurer RSA (RSA.L) has appointed an experienced industry executive to head its Irish unit, it said on Friday, as it seeks to draw a line under an accounting scandal.