The number of cars made in the UK fell by almost a fifth in April, with the later Easter break blamed for the drop. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said 122,116 cars were built in April, an 18% fall compared with the same month last year.
Bank notes of different currencies, including Euro, U.S. Dollar, Turkish Lira or Brazilian Reais, are photographed in Frankfurt, Germany, in this illustration picture taken May 7, 2017.
One of the founders of premium drinks brand Fever-Tree has sold a stake of around 4pc in the company for more than �70m. Charles Rolls has cashed in on 4.5m shares at a price of �16.25, the company announced.
Petrofac shares plunged to their lowest since 2009 after the Serious Fraud Office accused the oilfield services company of failing to co-operate properly with its investigation into bribery and money laundering allegations.
Rocket Lab, a Silicon Valley-funded space launch company, on Thursday launched the maiden flight of its battery-powered, 3-D printed rocket from New Zealand's remote Mahia Peninsula.