HUNDREDS of people were queuing outside Asda, in West Bridgford, in the early hours of yesterday to get hold of the Black Friday deals.
Oil prices hit a four-and-a half-year low in the wake of the decision by the Opec producers' cartel not to cut output. Brent crude fell $2.43 to $70.15 a barrel on Friday.
The company behind Canary Wharf has named its price after entering into talks with the consortium stalking the east London financial district.
House prices climbed to another all-time high in November but the pace of growth in property values is continuing to cool, Nationwide Building Society has reported.
The FTSE 100 Index struggled for direction as sliding oil prices pushed heavyweights such as BP and Royal Dutch Shell lower but delivered more cheer for travel stocks.