(Close): The FTSE 100 ended the day sharply lower following weaker US consumer confidence and disappointing corporate results. The index fell 1%, or 73.45 points, to 7,030.53, with St James's Place the biggest faller, down 3.4% to 875.5p.
A UK financial trader accused of contributing to the 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" is due to appear in court again on Wednesday.
LONDON (ShareCast) - Revenues from Standard Chartered (Other OTC: SCBFF - news) fell more than expected in the first three months of the year as the Asia-focused bank faced challenging trading conditions and said its deleveraging measures hit ...
Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband (right) speaks to supporters and members of the media in the garden of the party's constituency office in Rhiwbina, Britain yesterday.
Google Inc. will spend 150 million euros ($164 million) funding online journalism projects in Europe as it seeks to alleviate tensions with an industry that's lodged a antitrust complaints over its behavior.