More than two-and-a-half million complaints about payment protection insurance (PPI) are to be re-opened amid concerns that firms may have unfairly brushed them aside, the City regulator has announced.
Bankers and finance workers sidestepped about �50million in tax by deferring their bumper bonuses until after the 50p tax rate had been axed, new figures suggest.
German 10-year bonds advanced this week, completing the longest run of monthly gains since January 2005, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi fueled bets that officials will expand stimulus to revive the economy.
Boris Johnson has sent a strong signal that he will not surrender over �Boris Island�, a new hub airport in the Thames Estuary, despite expectations that the scheme will be shelved for good by the Airports Commission next week.
The International Monetary Fund has expressed confidence in its leader Christine Lagarde, who was placed under investigation in France as part of a corruption inquiry.