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Tuesday 22 May 2012
Nearly 10% of shareholder votes rejected Royal Dutch Shell's pay report at its annual meeting today after the oil giant's boss doubled his earnings last year.
Friday 18 May 2012
Hard-pressed motorists have enjoyed a respite from record-high fuel prices in recent days, according to AA figures.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
Continuing rises in the price of petrol could drive some motorists off the roads for good, according to a survey.
Friday 11 May 2012
Households were facing the prospect of more price hikes today after British Gas owner Centrica warned its costs continued to mount.
Friday 11 May 2012
Rising fuel costs and the impact of Spain's economic crisis left the owner of British Airways and Iberia nursing big quarterly losses today.
Friday 04 May 2012
Air France-KLM posted a first-quarter net loss of 368 million euros (£299 million) today, saying that high fuel costs and a continued drop in cargo had cut into its profits.
Thursday 03 May 2012
Supermarket chain Asda is to cut its fuel prices by up to 2p a litre.
Friday 20 April 2012
The price of petrol at the pumps has risen to a new high, the AA said today.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
In a bold move to gain control of Argentina's energy reserves, President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner pushed forward a bill to renationalise the country's largest oil company despite fierce criticism from abroad and the risk of a major rift with Spain.
Thursday 12 April 2012
Prices are political. On one level this is a statement of the obvious. Of course the price of goods or services is political. Voters get worried or angry about how much things cost. Leaders who want to win elections must take note. Except that for the past three decades, the price of things is not something voters have got especially worked up about.
Monday 09 April 2012
Record fuel prices, recession and rain could make the drive back home after the Easter break one of the quietest for years.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Mitt Romney tightened his grip on the Republican presidential nomination last night, sweeping primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington DC, and shifted his focus to the general election with a sharp attack on President Barack Obama.
Thursday 29 March 2012
As you pull down your tray table, wince at paying £5 for a glass of lukewarm Chablis and settle in for a cramped and uncomfortable flight to sunnier climes this summer, take a deep breath and console yourself that there's hope on the artificial horizon.
Tuesday 27 March 2012
Sales on the high street are stabilising, the CBI said today, but retailers still expect conditions to remain subdued.
Saturday 24 March 2012
Motoring organisations fear fuel will have risen to £1.50 a litre by the end of the summer
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
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