A new emission charging system for older, more polluting vehicles in London is just a “first step” and must be accompanied by wider measures such as a national diesel scrappage scheme, according to environment groups.
The Prime Minister Theresa May said she will reject a Brexit transition if the UK has failed to strike a long term EU trade deal. Top riser was GKN (LON:GKN), which added 5.14% to stand at 319p on reports of a break-up of its auto and aerospace businesses.
Right, time for a round-up on the Pendragon profits warning, from my colleague Julia Kollewe... Shares in the UK's biggest car dealer have plunged by 17% after a surprise profit warning which also raised new fears over consumer spending.
By all rights, the UK's craft brewers ought to be toasting their success. The number of breweries in Britain is up almost two-thirds in the past five years and is back to levels last seen in the 1930s, new research shows.
Footwear brand Dr Martens has revived the old rock star's dream of being big in Japan. The British bootmaker benefited from opening five new Japanese stores and one in Hong Kong in the last financial year, while it also saw a strong performance in ...