ASHTEAD Technology, the Aberdeen-based oil services firm, expects to increase sales and profits in spite of the plunge in oil prices.
By spinning off its stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA:US), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:US) will remove a key reason for investors to hold the stock -- increasing pressure on Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer to revive growth from other assets.
Demonstrators from around the UK are expected to gather in Lancashire today, ahead of a controversial decision on the future of fracking in the county.
The coalition's policy of guaranteeing loans for infrastructure projects is costing up to �120 million a year more than if the government was funding schemes directly, according to the public spending watchdog.
EasyJet on Tuesday predicted it would report lower than expected first-half losses partly because falling oil prices are serving to cut the budget airline's fuel bill.