Shares in Kingfisher, the owner of B&Q, tumbled by 8pc on Thursday after the DIY retailer reported falling sales across Europe.
Britain will be the best performing major economy in the developed world this year and will grow at nearly twice the pace of the US, a global financial watchdog declared last night.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's main equity index pushed forward on Thursday, as gains at media company Reed Elsevier helped offset a slump in home improvements retailer Kingfisher.
Villages and towns could be paid more than �40million just to talk about allowing nuclear waste to be buried deep below their land.
The Competition and Markets Authority is seeking evidence that customers are being unfairly treated as a result of co-ordinated price increases by the UK's dominant energy suppliers.