Apple chief executive Tim Cook said sales of the iPhone 6 had been �phenomenal�. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images.
LONDON (Reuters) - A Qatari-led consortium looked set to win its long-running battle to buy Songbird Estates (SBDE.L) on Wednesday after the owner of London's Canary Wharf business district dropped its opposition to the $4 billion (3 billion pounds) offer.
Research shows motorcycle spending among the over-50s last year was �340m. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. Lisa Bachelor. Wednesday 28 January 2015 07.47 EST.
The Bank of England may put up interest rates by no more than 0.5pc a year - and not return to anything like pre-crisis levels for the foreseeable future, according its chief economist.
Planners have given the �fracking� industry a boost by agreeing to delay a decision on whether to allow shale gas extraction in Lancashire so the applicants could tackle noise concerns.