The pay-TV giant Sky has been hit by a revolt over pay as 55 per cent of independent shareholders failed to back the remuneration report.
LONDON: Britain's public finances improved slightly in October but finance minister George Osborne is still unlikely to meet his budget goals before next year's general election.
Commodity markets mostly rallied this week as China lowered interest rates for the first time in more than two years, boosting the country's demand outlook.
Hundreds of thousands of savers could be given the green light to claim compensation from companies who sold them bad pension products, it emerged today.
Gum firms have been urged to cough up and help pay the multi-million bill to clean the nation's streets. Councils across the country say manufacturers should contribute to the estimated �60million cost to remove gum from pavements every year.