The United Kingdom's jobless rate has fallen to 5.6 per cent, according to the last set of official figures before next month's General Election.
Poundland's �55m acquisition of 99p Stores faces a full competition investigation after the discount retailer refused to offer concessions to regulators.
For a massive computer glitch that halted trading in stock exchanges around the world yesterday is being blamed on a spilt fizzy drink.
Diageo has blamed tough conditions in emerging markets and subdued consumer demand for a fall in sales for the nine months ending 31 March.
MAJOR retailers have donated more than �1 million to charity since the five pence charge for a carrier bag was introduced six months months ago.