1 of 9. OPEC Secretary-General Abdullah al-Badri waits for the start of a meeting of OPEC oil ministers at OPEC's headquarters in Vienna November 27, 2014.
Chancellor George Osborne has been asked to play Santa in next week's Autumn Statement and give Swindon firms three early Christmas presents - action on business rates, infrastructure and apprenticeships.
A DERBY entrepreneur has resigned as chairman of the company which makes the popular mobile game Candy Crush. Mel Morris has stepped down from the role at King Digital for �personal reasons�.
On Friday, the UK's largest retailers are expecting thousands of people to descend on their stores to pick up a bargain. Black Friday, the big sales day in the US that follows the Thanksgiving holiday, is being adopted by more and more shops in the UK.
Shares in Mulberry, the British design house famed for its luxury handbags, rose nearly 2 per cent on Thursday after it said it had hired Johnny Coca as its new creative director.