Royal Bank of Scotland is fined £56m by regulators after a 2012 software issue left millions of customers unable to access their accounts.
Asian shares were mixed on Thursday after trade data from the world’s third largest economy, Japan, showed that global demand was picking up.
Diageo and SABMiller among those lobbying to be part of simplified goods and services regime
The 0.3% decline in the first 10 months is an early sign that UK car production is being hit by rising global economic uncertainty
British car manufacturing has fallen over the first 10 months of the year as the first signs emerge that UK car production is being hit by rising global economic uncertainty.
The number of cars rolling off UK production lines was down 0.3% compared with the same period in 2013, at 1.28m vehicles according to the figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Activity in some of China’s factories and workshops hits a six month low in November, a fresh survey shows.
Tech giant Yahoo will now replace market leader Google as the default search engine on Firefox’s internet browsers in the US.
Chemicals giant Ineos is to announce plans to invest up to $1bn (£640m) in shale gas exploration and production in the UK, the BBC understands.
Wealthy city-state Singapore has once again topped a ranking of the best places in the world to do business, with the UK ranking only 21st.