UK and abroad

UK and abroad

Fraud probe hits Glaxo shares

May 28, 2014

Drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline was one of the biggest fallers on London's top-flight today after it emerged that its commercial practices were facing a criminal investigation.

UK and abroad

The Footsie plays catch-up

May 27, 2014

The FTSE 100 Index was in a better mood after the Bank Holiday weekend, up 29.2 points to 6,844.9, as it caught up following gains on European markets.

UK and abroad

May 26, 2014

Saudi Arabia’s clean energy strategist leaves post, raising questions — Energy Voice (@EnergyVoiceNews) May 26, 2014

UK and abroad

May 25, 2014

Rosneft, BP agree to explore for shale oil in Russia amid sanctions

UK and abroad

Bank says sorry over app glitch

May 23, 2014

Two major banking groups have apologised after customers were hit by separate technical glitches today. RBS Group said customers of its brands NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank struggled to log in.

UK and abroad

Another tough day for FTSE 100

May 20, 2014

The FTSE 100 closed lower for the second day in a row today after weak earnings from Vodafone and Marks & Spencer proved a drag on the market. The index finished 42.5 points down at 6802.