A man passes the Swiss RE building (known as the Gherkin) in the City of London. Photograph: Luke Macgregor/REUTERS. Graeme Wearden.
Investment in the UK's first new nuclear plant in decades, Hinkley Point in Somerset, is set to get final approval later on Thursday.
LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index dipped on Thursday after hitting a one-year high in the previous session, with Smith & Nephew and Royal Dutch Shell falling after poorly received trading updates.
Further evidence of a slowdown in the construction sector has emerged with the RICS reporting that fewer surveyors said workloads had increased in the second quarter of this year compared to the first three months.
bubble ballon Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaking to analysts on the company's Q2 2016 earnings call. (Maybe.)REUTERS/Scanpix/Keld Navntoft.