After 14 consecutive quarterly declines in clothing, footwear and homeware sales, time could be running out for the man tasked with finding a solution - Dutchman Marc Bolland. (Photograph: EPA/ANDY RAIN)

For generations, British children went to school in Marks & Spencer’s (MKS.L) clothes, teenagers turned to it for first interview suits and shopp(...)

The bill for mis-sold insurance at Lloyds spiralled to nearly £10 billion today after the taxpayer-backed bank admitted it is set for another 550,000 (...)

A tweet from Twitter Inc. announcing its initial public offering. Photograph:  Hyungwon Kang/Reuters.

Twitter has set the ball rolling for one of the most eagerly anticipated stock market flotations since Facebook took the plunge last year. The social (...)