Britain's deficit jumped last month because the cost of repaying existing government debt has risen to a record high for any October.
EasyJet boss Dame Carolyn McCall is presenting her last set of annual results this morning - before she leaves the budget airline for broadcaster ITV, writes Matthew Vincent.
Chemicals giant Ineos is making a move into deep water oil and gas exploration in the North Sea. Ineos has bought a majority stake in two exploration licenses in areas far to the north of Shetland, thought to have strong prospects for gas reserves.
The Budget will include a new discount railcard for people aged 26-30 and will be launched nationwide next year, the Treasury has announced.
WASHINGTON (Alliance News) - British Airways, part of International Consolidated Airlines Group SA, said it will introduce a new "group boarding" system on all its flights that will based on air fares.