Emergency supplies of electricity are being sought by the National Grid for this winter because of the threat of shortages of output from the UK's coal, gas and nuclear power stations.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Though speculation is rife of a new Pfizer (PFE.N) bid, AstraZeneca's (AZN.L) chief executive is not holed up with advisers in London or New York.
By eliminating �Boris Island� from his list of possible contenders for UK airport expansion, Sir Howard Davies has created an impression of momentum towards the construction of a runway somewhere else around London.
A pilot scheme of Sunday deliveries and office openings will be implemented by the Royal Mail on Saturday and Sunday in London and surrounding areas.
LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Global manufacturing growth accelerated last month as factory activity in the United States increased sharply although growth in new orders ticked lower, a survey showed on Tuesday.