Sainsbury's has reported a second consecutive quarter of falling sales, blaming falling food prices. Excluding fuel, like-for-like sales, which strip out the impact of new store openings, fell 1.1% in the 16 weeks to 24 September.
A closely-watched measure of consumer confidence remains below its pre-Brexit vote level as more people fret over their finances. 06:10, UK, Wednesday 28 September 2016.
The first shipment of US shale gas to be delivered to the UK remains anchored in the Firth of Forth, unable to dock because of strong winds.
Royal Bank of Scotland is to pay $1.1bn (£846m) to a US regulator to resolve allegations it missold mortgage bonds to credit unions in the run up to the 2008 banking crisis.
MOTHERWELL, Scotland, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Britain's largest steel plate mill reopens under owner Liberty Steel on Wednesday, a deal brokered by a Scottish government keen to stem the decline of its industrial heartland.