... Print. * FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.1 percent. * RBS drops after finance chief leaves to join Santander. * Charts bearish for Euro STOXX 50; 2,953 seen as support.
An activist investor with a stake in FirstGroup has called on the bus and rail operator to boost shareholder value by more than 50pc through a split from its US businesses.
The payday loan industry has been criticised after new figures revealed that the number of loan adverts seen by children has soared by almost 20,000% in four years.
Cuts to bus services are reaching "critical levels", a report from the Campaign for Better Transport has said. Almost half of local authorities reduced their support for buses in 2013 and some may remove all support next year, the study says.
Tesco Bank has started a recruiting drive ahead of the launch next year of its first range of current accounts that will see Britain's biggest retailer go head to head with high street banks.