Japan’s private sector is losing faith in prime minister Shinzo Abe’s “shock and awe” tactics to revive the world’s third biggest economy after worrying figures today showed business investment flat-lining in the latest quarter
Britain is at risk of power cuts next winter unless major investment takes place in Britain’s energy infrastructure, according to industry figures.
Brent crude fell as much as $3 a barrel to a four-week low of $108.50
A call for the personal income tax allowance to be raised to £10,500 a year has led to fresh skirmishes between Nick Clegg’s Liberal Democrats and his Conservative coalition partners.
Visitors vow to avoid island until saga over unpopular Arriva buses is resolved
Six-week protest outside a potential fracking site in West Sussex village dealt a blow as eviction order is served
We all enjoy finding a bargain but motorists hitting the roads to find cheap petrol could be making an expensive mistake. New research suggests it's not worth driving more than a couple of miles to save 1p off a litre.
Easing of pressure from cost of living offers some relief for stretched household budgets
Tom Bawden visits the West Sussex village where events are shaking up old allegiances
Petrol pump prices could soar 5p a litre, burning a hole in the pockets of holiday motorists, the AA has warned.
The Energy Secretary Ed Davey has attacked the Taxpayers’ Alliance – accusing the campaign group of making “dodgy, back-of-fag-packet claims” about energy bills.
But regulator says cost would be offset by curbs to pensions, expenses for dinners, TV licences, taxis, and 'golden goodbyes'
Plan to drive down prices will have 'basically insignificant' impact
Purchase price of Israeli-based reportedly $1 b
Traffic and navigation app works by connecting drivers to one another
Tech giants interested in buying programme with estimated price 'as much as $1 billion'