News Supporters of Egypt's army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi hold his posters in Tahrir square in Cairo, on the third anniversary of Egypt's uprising

Egypt accounts for nearly a fifth of group's production

Airline profits to climb as passenger numbers go sky high at 3bn-plus

Europe’s airlines are expected to double their profits this year, while carriers round the world will together post profits of  $12.7 billion (£8.3 billion) — more than  $2 billion higher than previously expected, the industry body predicted today.

Apple, Google and Facebook consider buying GPS app Waze, sparking bidding war

Tech giants interested in buying programme with estimated price 'as much as $1 billion'

Inflation registers surprise April fall

The annual rate of inflation eased to 2.4 per cent last month, thanks to falls in petrol prices and air fares, the Office for National Statistics reported yesterday.

Lower fuel costs have helped a fall in the CPI

Some good economic news: Inflation drop is bigger than expected

Falling prices at the petrol pumps led to a bigger-than-expected drop in inflation in April, the first easing in the annual rate of price rises for six months.

Chairman exits as First Group seeks £615m from investors

First Group’s chairman Martin Gilbert bowed out on a low yesterday as the struggling transport group tapped investors for £615m to cut debts and axed the dividend as profits slumped.

EU taps top oil traders for price-fixing information

The European Commission stepped up its investigation into oil price fixing as it sought information from trading houses such as the FTSE 100 giant Glencore.

Falling fuel and beer prices herald rare inflation drop

Easing pain for motorists at the petrol pump and Chancellor George Osborne's Budget beer duty largesse should this week herald the first fall in inflation since last September.

Oil-price rigging could have added more than £2,000 to the average household petrol bill over the past 10 years

BP and Shell price-fixing investigation: Oil executives may face jail, warns David Cameron

Oil executives could face jail if they conspired to keep petrol prices high by rigging the market, David Cameron has warned.

Motorway signs displaying fuel prices for upcoming services could soon be commonplace, allowing drivers to compare them and make an informed choice

Motorway service stations to be shamed into cutting fuel prices

Government says cost per litre should be displayed on road signs to discourage stations from fleecing drivers

Petrol prices climbed from 76p a litre to £1.36 between 2003 and 2012

Tesco, Sainsburys, Morrisons and Asda cut petrol prices

Four leading supermarkets all announced a cut in their petrol and diesel prices today ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

Thousands march in May Day protests in Dhaka over lax safety regulations

Bangladesh workers rally to demand safer working conditions and death penalty for owner of collapsed factory as death toll passes 400

Thousands march in May Day protests in Dhaka over lax safety regulations

Petrol prices climbed from 76p a litre to £1.36 between 2003 and 2012

Petrol sales dive amid March freeze

The coldest March for 50 years contributed to petrol sales falling to a new monthly low, it has been revealed.

The new cuts come just days after supermarkets announced 2p-3p a litre cuts on petrol

Supermarkets reveal further fuel price cuts

Motoring is to get a little cheaper following further fuel price reductions announced today by supermarkets.

Petrol price falls follow last week's drop in diesel

Good news for motorists as petrol prices fall up to 3p a litre

Good news for motorists - Asda is slashing the price of fuel by 2p from today at its 217 petrol stations.

Bus giant FirstGroup defies the downturn

Shares in FirstGroup jumped after the transport giant revealed a 2.4 per cent rise in bus revenues and said the turnaround of its UK bus arm was going according to plan.

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