Outlook: Shell needs to do a deal at this time of obvious consolidation in the industry
Outlook: It strains credibility to see HSBC establishing its headquarters in New York, Toronto, or anywhere else on the North American continent
Collapse of oil price prompts Standard Life to question logic of £35bn takeover
Some analysts have questioned the wisdom of the deal as the oil price has continued to slide
We spoke to the Greenpeace activists that parked a giant polar bear outside Shell's London HQ
This millennium, Britain’s dragonfly contingent has been in the throes of revolution. Several sparkling species have crossed the sea to start colonising the UK. In this ambitious itinerary, you might see up to seven magnificent dragonflies unknown in Britain two decades previously.
Fourth quarter profits declined to $2.1 billion from $7.3 billion a year earlier
Egypt accounts for nearly a fifth of group's production
Our technology expert reflects on this year’s Consumer Electronics Show
Shocking figures revealed as winter fuel costs are hiked by up to £120
From sleek smartphones to the latest tablets and next-generation gaming consoles, David Phelan picks his favourite devices
Brent crude fell as much as $3 a barrel to a four-week low of $108.50
Seven more Greenpeace activists arrested by the Russian authorities in a protest against drilling in the Arctic have been granted bail, including two Britons - Frank Hewetson from London and Iain Rogers from Exeter.
Planning to make a warming casserole? These funky boards are ideal for getting to grips with all that meat and veg prep
Labour figures reveal that the combined profits of the “Big Six” power companies – SSE, Scottish Power, npower, EDF, Eon and British Gas – came to £3.37bn in 2012, up 73 per cent in just three years. Household bills are expected to rise a further 8 per cent this winter, sending average heating and lighting costs to around £1,400.
The head of the country’s Red Crescent tells Robert Fisk about the horrors he has seen