Aer Lingus is the subject of a takeover bid Green light for Aer Lingus takeover

Aer Lingus is the subject of a takeover bid British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) looks set to take over Aer Lingus after the Irish government gave the green light to a 1.4 billion euro (£1.03 billion) bid. Read Full Story

 

The Financial Conduct Authority has fined three former senior staff of collapsed investment firm Keydata Keydata founder handed £75m fine

The Financial Conduct Authority has fined three former senior staff of collapsed investment firm Keydata The former boss and founder of collapsed investment firm Keydata is facing a record £75 million fine over mis-sold "death bonds" following a scandal that hit 37,000 investors. Read Full Story

 

The General Assembly Former minister claims Kirk is “hell-bent” on own destruction

The General Assembly A former Church of Scotland minister has claimed his ex-colleagues had embarked on a course of unstoppable “self-destruction” that had placed the denomination on the “extreme fringes” of global Christianity. Read Full Story

 

Investors have called for a target for cutting emissions Investor call for emissions target

Investors have called for a target for cutting emissions Investors managing almost £8 trillion have urged finance ministers of the world's leading economies to back a global target to cut carbon emissions in a new international climate deal. Read Full Story

 

Retail figures have fuelled optimism on the high street Retailers buoyed by sales figures

Retail figures have fuelled optimism on the high street Retail sales are "bounding ahead" as falling prices and a boost to consumer spending power is giving retailers the most upbeat outlook for 27 years , according to new figures. Read Full Story