BT Group Plc (BT/A) named Gavin Patterson chief executive officer, taking over from Ian Livingston who leaves the post in September to become minister of state for trade and investment.
Sir Mervyn was outvoted for a fifth consecutive month on extending the Bank's �375bn quantitative easing (QE) programme, as members voted 6-3 against expanding asset purchases.
Union chiefs today said 96 per cent of delivery, sorting staff and Posties "opposed the privatisation of Royal Mail" in the first poll of workers on the Government's plans.
BEIJING�A year after targeting U.S. movie theaters, a Chinese property magnate is sketching out global plans for a new focus: Chinese tourists.
Passenger satisfaction on the railways is dipping, with value for money and how companies deal with delays being the biggest cause for complaint, according to a survey of thousands of train customers.