LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's financial regulator has fined Royal Bank of Scotland for selling mortgages without checking if customers could afford them, undermining Chief Executive Ross McEwan's efforts to repair the bank's image.
Half of households shopped at Aldi or Lidl at least once over the summer as the discounters kept up their pressure on the "big four" supermarkets.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has defended his participation in Burger King's takeover of Canadian doughnut and coffee chain Tim Hortons after coming under fire for financing what critics described as tax-dodging.
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ryanair has moved a step closer to making an offer to buy Cyprus Airways and may make a firm offer early next year if this is approved by the Cypriot government.
Foxtons has a habit of marking inflection points. The hard-nosed London estate agent went private just before the noughties property boom ended, rejoining the stock market last autumn as prices surged ahead.