Prime Minister David Cameron has hailed a 'historic' global trade deal which he said could be worth �1 billion a year to British businesses and be a 'lifeline' for the world's poorest people.
WAS that it, then? The non-event that was the Chancellor's Autumn Statement inevitably provoked a response varying from scepticism to derision.
UK Chancellor George Osborne has announced that the government will extend capital gains tax to cover all property sold after April 2015 in the hope it will ease the pressure on house prices in the capital, which have risen by 10% in the last year.
Controversial former Barclays boss Bob Diamond is on the verge of sealing a dramatic comeback to the City, with a plan to create a new African-focused banking group listed on the London stock market.
House prices surged by 7.7% annually in November, marking the fastest rate seen in six years, Halifax has reported. Halifax said the increase was the biggest seen since October 2007, as strengthened demand in the market combined with a lack of homes for ...