Pat Rabbitte was at pains to emphasise that the process had been exhaustive with ‘significant international interest’

It is back to square one for the Government, in its attempt to sell off Bord Gáis Energy (BGE) for a “fair value”. The problem is nobody except the St(...)

UK supermarkets were buoyed, with Sainsbury’s rising 7.5p to 382.8p, Morrisons 2.5p ahead at 283p and Waitrose’s sales surging 16.8 per cent. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

European stocks posted their biggest weekly gain in two months amid optimism that central banks from the US to Japan will continue their stimulus meas(...)