AN independent Scotland in its first year would have faced a �6.4bn "gaping chasm" in its finances, the Treasury has calculated based on the slump in the oil price.
iNVEZZ.com, Friday, December 19: Britain's blue-chip index has advanced in today's session, continuing yesterday's rally fuelled by the Federal Reserve's pledge to take a 'patient' approach to interest rate rises.
UK retail sales grew at their fastest year-on-year pace for more than a quarter-century in the two weeks to December 11, with the Black Friday shopping extravaganza adopted from the US playing a major part, a survey has revealed.
Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.
Having faced the grim prospect of eviction just before the holidays, residents of a housing block in east London are instead toasting an unlikely victory over U.S.