Rugby players, coaches and administrators were today mourning the loss of David Tait, the former Sale forward and Scotland seven-a-side international who fell to his death from an apartment block in Hong Kong. He was 25.
Tait is understood to have fallen from an apartment block in Hong Kong
Shock study reveals that 4.8m people earn too little to meet basic standards
Miners' union and Scargill in court over claim they must still pay for the £1.5m Barbican flat he moved into in the 1980s
Peacocks is latest to hit trouble, putting 11,000 jobs at risk – and keeping administrators busy
We might not enter into the true holiday spirit, but we're determined to enjoy next year's Olympics extravaganza
Going up to Oxford taught the novelist Philip Hensher life's possibilities. Going straight into employment gave the entrepreneur Simon Dolan a head start at work. So who had the advantage?
Three British citizens, two Irish people and a Spaniard were killed in a plane crash at Cork Airport today.
Retailers predict "tough" trading conditions on the high street will continue into next year, after they posted a sixth consecutive month of anaemic sales growth in October.
One year after the company behind the Threshers chain collapsed into administration, fewer than a third of the stores are trading as off-licences.
Speciality retail Group, the company behind the Suits You menswear chain, has collapsed into administration just eight months after a controversial insolvency procedure, leaving 350 jobs hanging in the balance.
The chief financial officer of the tour operator TUI Travel has quit after a £117m accounting blunder forced the company to restate its annual results.
A £100m black hole in the 2012 Olympics accounts of the London Development Agency (LDA) is to be investigated by independent auditors, it was revealed last night.
Ministers are accused today of "wasting" millions of pounds worth of public money on their £55bn plan to rebuild or refurbish every English secondary school.
A former HBOS executive says he has documents that prove the Prime Minister must take responsibility for the mess in the markets
Olympic organisers are to abandon plans for a temporary badminton venue at the London 2012 Games but will press ahead with two other controversial developments, following a cost-cutting review by the consultancy firm KPMG.