UK Business News

27 November, 2014 17:19

Oil prices plunge after Opec meeting

Crude oil prices slump after the Opec oil producers' cartel decides not to cut output.

27 November, 2014 12:53

Food bug affects 70% of shop chickens

More than 70% of fresh chickens being sold in the UK are contaminated with the Campylobacter bug, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) reveals.

27 November, 2014 17:11

Woman wins £337m in divorce case

The American wife of London financier Sir Chris Hohn, Jamie Cooper-Hohn, is awarded £337m by a High Court judge in a divorce case.

27 November, 2014 12:15

European MPs want Google break-up

A landmark vote at the European Parliament has called for Google's search business to be separated from its other businesses.

27 November, 2014 17:10

UK swells list of banned websites

The High Court bans a further 53 piracy sites, more than doubling the number that the UK's leading net providers must block.

27 November, 2014 14:06

East Coast rail winner announced

A joint venture between Stagecoach and Virgin wins the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route, which has been in public hands since 2009.

27 November, 2014 00:00

Power blackouts 'threat to economy'

The UK would face "severe economic consequences" if there was a significant disruption to the supply of electricity, says the Royal Academy of Engineering.

27 November, 2014 16:23

German jobless rate hits record low

Germany's unemployment rate has hit a record low of 6.6%, but falling inflation has raised eurozone deflation fears.

26 November, 2014 22:00

GSK hails Ebola vaccine breakthrough

Sir Andrew Witty says "tantalising" prospect of viable vaccine becoming available next year

27 November, 2014 17:00

Scotland 'should set income tax'

The Scottish Parliament should have the power to set income tax rates and bands, the body on strengthening devolution recommends.

News reports courtesy of BBC News.

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